Pipe Organ Database

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Henry Pilcher's Sons (Opus 1525, 1932)

Location:

First Reformed Episcopal Church
317 East 50th Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10022 US
Organ ID: 17259

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 27 ranks. 1853 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 31 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 31
  • 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 August 31, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Identified through information in Volume VIII p. 43 of the Pilcher factory ledger and the list of Pilcher organs typed by William E. Pilcher of Louisville. For more information see the document referenced below.

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

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Original price: $12,550. Photo Archives 4114.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> November 1930: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on September 16, 2019.
Pilcher Organs: Open In New Tab Summary of Pilcher Sources by Soosie Schmitt
Document created on 2005-04-05
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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