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Christ Church (Episcopal)
1415 Pelhamdale Avenue
Pelham, New York 10803

OHS Database ID 6179.

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Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 9, 2020.


Technical Details

Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 29 stops. 29 registers. 46 ranks. 2193 pipes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a removable panel in front of keyboards. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs. No enclosed divisions. Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1970. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. September 27, 2010)
  • The instrument was designed by Lawrence I. Phelps, then tonal director of Casavant Frères, to specifications submitted by Allen S. Rosenberg, then the Organist and Choirmaster of Christ Church. (Steven E. Lawson. October 13, 2016)
  • Replaced in 2019 by 2/42 Juget-Sinclair Op. 51. (Jeff Scofield. June 16, 2018)
  • Op. 3075 was removed from Christ Church, Pelham, New York in July of 2019 by Parsons Pipe Organ Builders, who retained the pipework for future projects and disposed of the remainder of the instrument. (Jeff Scofield. January 9, 2020)

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Bibliography

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 141, [0]

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Casework. Photograph by Jeffrey Hoffman 2019-06-04
Casework. Photograph by Jeffrey Hoffman 2019-06-04
Casework. Photograph by Jeffrey Hoffman 2019-06-04

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from church website
    Pelham, New York
    Christ Church, Episcopal
    
    Casavant Frères Ltée   Opus 3075   1969
    2 manuals, 29 stops, 46 ranks
    _______________________________________
    
               GRAND ORGUE
            8' Montre             56
            8' Flûte à cheminée   56
            4' Prestant           56
            4' Flûte conique      56
            2' Doublette          56
            2' Flûte              56
            8' Cornet V (TC)     185
        1 1/3' Fourniture IV     244
          1/2' Cymbale III       183
            8' Trompete           56
    
               POSITIF (Upper Manual)
            8' Bourdon            56
            4' Prestant           56
            4' Flûte à fuseau     56
        2 2/3' Nasard             56
            2' Quarte de Nazard   56
        1 3/5' Tierce             56
        1 1/3' Larigot            56
          2/3' Fourniture IV     244
          1/4' Cymbale III       183
            8' Cromorne           56
               Tremolo
    
               PÉDALE
           16' Soubasse           32
            8' Octave basse       32
            8' Bourdon            32
            4' Basse de Choral    32
            2' Fourniture IV     128
           16' Bombarde (L/2)     32
           16' Basson             32
            8' Trompete           32
            4' Chalumeau          32
    
               ACCOUPLEMENT
               Positif à Grand Orgue
               Grand Orgue à Pédale
               Positif à Pédale
    
    
    [Receieved from Steven E. Lawson  2016-10-13]
    
    
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