The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Holy Family R.C. Church
315 E. 47th St.
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10017

OHS Database ID 65342.

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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 March 14, 2020.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 29 stops. 35 registers. 40 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed.


  • Dedicatory concert by John Grady January 18, 1966, and Pierre Cochereau May 15, 1966; replaced in 1996 by a 5-manual Robert M. Turner utilizing most of the Delaware pipework. (Jeff Scofield. March 14, 2020)

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Gallery and exposed pipes. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project
Exposed pipes in gallery. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project
Console. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project
Church exterior. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project

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  • . Source: Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project
         New York, New York
         Church of the Holy Family
         Delaware   1965   3/40
         GREAT                              SWELL
      8' Principal             61        8' Rohrflöte             61
      8' Bordun                61        8' Viola                 61
      4' Octave                61        8' Viola Celeste         49
      2' Flachflöte            61        4' Nachthorn             61
     IV  Fourniture           244        2' Weit Principal        61
      8' Trompette-en-Chamade  61    1 1/3' Quint                 61
                                       III  Cymbel               183
         PEDAL                           8' Fagott                61
                                         4' Schalmei              61
     16' Principal          GT 12
     16' Subbass               32           POSITIV
     16' Rohrbourdon        SW 12
      8' Principal             32        8' Gedeckt               61
      8' Pommer                32        4' Principal             61
      4' Choralbass            32        4' Koppelflöte           61
      4' Pommer                12        2' Principal             61 
    III  Mixture               96       II  Sesquialtera         122
     16' Posaune               32       IV  Scharff              244
      8' Trumpet               12        8' Dulcianregal-en-Cham  61
      4' Schalmei              SW        8' Krummhorn             61
                                         8' Trompette-en-Chamade  GT
               [Received from Jeff Scofield March 14, 2020]   
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.