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James A. Konzelman (1995)

Originally Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 1586-A, 1972)

Location:

Heavenly Rest Episcopal Church
Fifth Avenue at 90th Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10128 US
Organ ID: 10194

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 138 ranks. 7 divisions. 5 manuals. 110 stops. 137 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 5
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 110
  • Registers: 137
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 01, 2015:

John Scott, then of St. Paul's Cathedral in London, played the dedicatory recital.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuilt by James A. Konzelman Organs following a fire on August 7, 1993, which destroyed the console. The organ was cleaned and re-actioned, several new ranks were added, and a new 5-manual movable console was built by the Guilbault-Thérien Organ Company of St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on November 28, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 1995-09-09

Console: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 1995-09-09

Church interior: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2001-09-09

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