Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1796, 1964)

Location:

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10128 US
Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Organ ID: 41907

Update This Entry

Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Museums
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • 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
  • 30 ranks. 1,540 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 21 stops. 21 registers.
All:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 21
  • Registers: 21
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Stop keys 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 Combination Action 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 February 20, 2016:

Removed by Organ Clearing House in 2015

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

Database Manager on October 29, 2010:

Updated through online information from Steven E. Lawson.

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

Database Manager on November 07, 2009:

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 August 16, 2009:

Updated through research conducted by Sand Lawn, courtesy of David Scribner.

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

Database Manager on November 06, 2006:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Installed in a chamber on the left side of the auditorium. Able to be covered by a large sliding wooden panel when not in use. Dedicated by E. Power Biggs on December 18, 1965.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 03, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Stage, exposed pipes and console: Photograph via Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Console and exposed pipes: Photograph via Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

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

Exposed pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2002-09-09

Combination action setter panel: Photograph via Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Pipe Organs in New York sponsored by:
This instrument has been viewed 6 times.