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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2408, 1961)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
Fifth Avenue at West 12th Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10011 US
Organ ID: 12158

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • 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: Austin Universal Air
  • 86 ranks. 5,499 pipes. 7 divisions. 4 manuals. 70 stops. 98 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 70
  • Registers: 98
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric 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 November 25, 2010:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on December 09, 2009:

Updated through online information from Thomas Hart.

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

Database Manager on December 21, 2004:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 20, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From Sebastian M. Glück: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior to rear: Photograph by John Rust via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project. Taken on 2005-05-22

Console: Photograph by John Rust; image courtesy of the New York City AGO Organ Project. Taken on 2005-05-22

Console and Pipe Displays: Photograph by John Rust; image courtesy of the New York City AGO Organ Project. Taken on 2005-05-22

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by John Rust via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project. Taken on 2005-05-22

Chancel and exposed pipes: Photograph by John Rust via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project. Taken on 2005-05-22

Church exterior: Photograph by John Rust via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project. Taken on 2005-05-22

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