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Charles W. McManis Co. (Opus 53, 1962)

Location:

Church of the Resurrection, Episcopal
119 East 74th Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10021 US
Organ ID: 23061

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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)
  • 37 ranks. 2,133 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 28 stops. 43 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 28
  • Registers: 43
  • 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 February 14, 2019:

Updated by Carl S Zimmerman, naming this as the source of information: Charles McManis\' autobiography, cited in full on OHS Website, pp.161-5,174,286,334,395.

The McManis instrument was a total replacement of a Skinner, with great and some pedal unenclosed at the rear of the nave, swell and some pedal enclosed in chancel chamber, positiv unenclosed in chancel tone opening arch. In use (twice revoiced) as of 2008.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 14, 2019.

Database Manager on January 30, 2011:

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 March 04, 2006:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> June 1963: 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 Organ Clearing House via Steven E. Lawson.

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