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Schlicker Organ Co. (Opus 8822, 1964)

Originally Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 768-A, 1950)

Location:

Intercession Episcopal Church
550 West 155th Street at Broadway
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10032 US
Organ ID: 25035

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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
  • 67 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 52 stops.
All:
  • 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: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 52
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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 Thumb Piston(s)
  • 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 August 30, 2012:

Updated through online information from Steven E. Lawson. -- This organ incorporates some pipes from Aeolian-Skinner Op. 768-A (1950) that was in St. Paul's Chapel - Trinity Parish. -- Positiv has 56 notes

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

Database Manager on January 19, 2007:

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:
E. M. Skinner Opus 768 (1929), removed from St. Paul's Chapel, New York, and installed here using the Austin, #1554 case.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from TAO (July 1965) and console
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior: Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Church exterior: Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Organ Case: Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Organ case: Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Console: Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Console: Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Church exterior: Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Church exterior 1915: Historical photo from the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project.

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