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All Saints R.C. Church
47 E. 129th St. at Madison Ave.
New York City: Manhattan (Harlem), New York 10035

OHS Database ID 6747.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 5, 2010.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) ventil chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 50 stops. 59 ranks. 3334 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1989. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Rebuilt, enlarged and electrified by Welte-Tripp in 1931. Pipework retained, action and console replaced. Rebuilt Donald Schwing in 1984 to 4/68. Mostly unplayable in 1989. [1894 building.?] (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Milovan Popovic. -- Organ rebuilt with additions by Welte in 1920s. Reeds revoiced, new Solo division installed. Console by Welte. Water damage to Welte Solo chests shut down. (Database Manager. February 10, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. December 5, 2010)

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  • Church of All Saints. (New York City Organ Project website) Specification, photo, history.[Last accessed 2017-09-01.]

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Photographs

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Roosevelt Facade. Photograph from Jim Lewis Collection 1900-01-01

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

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  • Typed specification. Source: From Louis F. Mohr & Co., courtesy Larry Trupiano
    New York City, New York
    All Saints Roman Catholic Church
    
    Frank Roosevelt   No. 525   1892               3 manuals, 50 stops, 59 ranks
    ____________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN (partially in CH)         SWELL ORGAN
         16' Double Open Diapason   61         16' Bourdon Bass           12
          8' 1st Open Diapason      61         16' Bourdon Treble (TC)    49
          8' 2nd Open Diapason      61          8' Open Diapason          61
          8' Viol d'Gamba           61          8' Spitz Flöte            61
          8' Principal Flöte        61          8' Salicional             61
          8' Doppel Flöte           61          8' Vox Celeste            61
          4' Octave                 61          8' Stopped Diapason       61
          4' Hohl Flute             61          4' Octave                 61
      2 2/3' Octave Quint           61          4' Flute Harmonique       61
          2' Super Octave           61          2' Flageolet              61
             Mixture, 4 ranks      244             Cornet 3, 4, & 5 rks  257?
             Scharff, 3 ranks      183         16' Contra Fagotto         61
          8' Trumpet                61          8' Cornopean              61
                                                8' Oboe                   61
             CHOIR ORGAN                        8' Vox Humana             61
         16' Contra Gamba           61             Tremulant
          8' Geigen Principal       61
          8' Dolce                  61             PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Concert Flute          61         16' Open Diapason          30
          8' Quintadena             61         16' Violone                30
          4' Fugara                 61         16' Bourdon                30
          4' Flute d'Amour          61     10 2/3' Quint                  30
          2' Piccolo Harmonique     61          8' Violoncello            30
          8' Clarinet               61         16' Trombone               30
             Tremulant
    
             CHANCEL ORGAN
          8' Open Diapason          61
          8' Doppel Flöte           61
          8' Salicional             61
          8' Unda Maris             61
          4' Octave                 61
          4' Flute Harmonic         61
          8' Trumpet                61
             Tremulant
         16' Pedal Bourdon          30
    
             PEDAL MOVEMENTS                       COUPLERS
             2 Combinations on Great               Swell to Great
             2 Combinations on Choir               Choir to Great
             3 Combinations on Swell               Swell to Choir
             2 Combinations on Chancel             Swell to Great Octave
             Great to Pedal Reversible             Swell to Pedal
             Pedal Ventile                         Great to Pedal
             Balance Swell Pedal                   Choir to Pedal
             Balance Great & Choir Pedal           Chancel Octave
                                                   Chancel to Pedal
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-09-01]
    
    
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