The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Holy Name of Jesus R.C. Church
740 Amsterdam Avenue / 96th Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10025

OHS Database ID 9516.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 15, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 70 stops. 57 registers. 76 ranks. 4725 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 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 angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1999 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Designed/voiced by Richard Whitelegg. Restoration/rebuilt [by whom?] begun 1979 continued into 1980's. Believed to be there 1999. G. Nelson lists as 83rk, 110st., probably after rebuild. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. November 3, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. May 15, 2012)

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Photographs

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Balcony and Twin Organ Cases. Photograph from the OHS Archives (ca. 1937)
Church interior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 1996-09-09
Chapel Interior to rear, gallery and organ. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 1996-09-09
Gallery and organ cases. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 1996-09-09
Console. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 1996-09-09
Stained glass window. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 1996-09-09
Church exterior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 1996-09-09

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist courtesy of Larry Trupiano via the NYC AGO website
           New York, New York
           Church of the Holy Name of Jesus, R.C.
    
           Möller   Op. 6570   1937   4/76
           ___________________________________________________
    
           Tonal finishing by R. O. Whitelegg
           
           GREAT  3 3/4"                   SWELL  4½" & 6"
       16' Double Diapason  61         16' Bourdon          73 *
        8' Diapason         61          8' Diapason         73 *
        8' Harmonic Flute   61          8' Stopped Flute    73 *
        8' Keraulophone     61          8' Gamba            73 *
        4' Octave           61          8' Salicional       73 *
        4' Hohlflöte        61 *        8' Voix Celeste     73 *
    2 2/3' Octave Quint     61          8' Aeoline          73 *
        2' Super Octave     61          4' Gemshorn         73
    III-V  Cornet          269          4' Flauto Traverso  73 * 6"
       IV  Harmonics       244          2' Flageolet        61 * 6"
      III  Mixture         183          V  Plein Jeu       305   6"
           Tremolo                     16' Double Trumpet   73   6"
           Sub                          8' Trumpet          73   6"
           Super                        8' Oboe             73   6"
           Chimes           SO          8' Vox Humana       61 *
                                           Tremolo
           CHOIR  4½"                      Sub
        8' Diapason         73 *           Unison Off
        8' Spitzflöte       73 *           Super
        8' Concert Flute    73 *
        8' Unda Maris       73             PEDAL  5" & 10"
        8' Dolce            73 *       32' Resultant Bass   --
        4' Principal        73         16' Diapason         32 *
        4' Flute d'Amour    73 *       16' Second Diapason  GT
    2 2/3' Lieblich Nazard  61         16' Bourdon          32 *
        2' Piccolo          61 *       16' Lieblich Bourdon SW
       II  Sesquialtera    122     10 2/3' Quint            32 **
      III  Mixture         183          8' Octave           32
       16' English Horn     73          8' Flute            12 *
        8' Clarinet                     8' Gedeckt          SW
           Tremolo                      8' Cello  (Quint)   --
           Sub                          4' Super Octave     32 *
           Unison Off                   4' Piccolo          12 *
           Super                       II  Sesquialtera     64
                                      III  Mixture          96
           SOLO  10"                   16' Trombone         32 * 10"
        8' Gamba            73         16' Double Trumpet   SW
        8' Gamba Celeste    73         16' English Horn     CH
        8' Doppel Flute     73 *        8' Tromba           12 * 10"
        8' Viole Sourdine   73          4' Clarion          12 * 10"
        8' Viole Celeste    73
        4' Orchestral Flute 73          *  pipework from C.1900
        8' Harmonic Trumpet 73             Müller & Abel organ
        8' French Horn      73
        8' Vox Humana       73         **  from existing 
           Tremolo                         16' Contra Bass
           Sub
           Unison Off
           Super
           Chimes           21
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield May 6, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist courtesy of Larry Trupiano via the NYC AGO website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.