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Schlicker Organ Co. (1961)

Location:

Grace Church (Episcopal)
802 Broadway at 10th Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10003 US
Organ ID: 23469

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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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 88 ranks. 4,744 pipes. 7 divisions. 3 manuals. 74 stops.
All:
  • Position: In a gallery-level case 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: 7
  • Stops: 74
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • 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)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 03, 2016:

Updated through online information from Scot Huntington.
The organ was purchased and removed by the Parsons Organ Company, Canandaigua, New York. They have recycled the pipework in a number of new projects. The bottom octave of the historic open wood 32' was retained in the new Taylor & Boody.

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

Database Manager on May 23, 2013:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Removed sometime between 2010 and late 2012, Taylor and Boody Opus 65 was installed in early 2013 to replace it. Chancel and Gallery divisions may have been sold as separate instruments.

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

Database Manager on January 18, 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 September 22, 2009:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- The organ has two identical consoles (one in the rear gallery and one in the chancel) that control all seven divisions (Great, Swell, Positiv & Pedal in Gallery, and Great, Swell, Pedal in the Chancel). The instrument is in use for services and recitals, but is listed for sale at the Organ Clearing House website; the church website does not indicate what is planned to replace it. (information compiled from church and OCH websites, both accessed Sept 20, 2009)

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

Database Manager on May 08, 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:
Replaced E. M. Skinner Opus 707 (1928)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Organ Clearing House website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2009-09-09

Console: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2009-09-09

Chancel chambers and exposed pipes: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2009-09-09

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