Pipe Organ Database

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Giles Beach (1872)

Location:

First Methodist Episcopal Church
Washington Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 US
Organ ID: 10638

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 30 ranks. 3 manuals. 27 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 27
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 27, 2015:

Organ case was black walnut with gothic pinnacles, and had 17 gilded display pipes.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

In 1872 building. Replaced by 1920 Austin organ, Op. 952.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from "New M.E. Church," <i>Daily Saratogian</i> (Mar. 19, 1872)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case and general interior view: a vintage postcard, courtesy of William Dunklin (ca 1920).

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