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Philipp Wirsching (Opus 118, 1913)

Location:

Queen of All Saints R.C. Church
New York City: Brooklyn, NY US
Organ ID: 4402

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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)
  • 43 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 43 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 43
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on March 03, 2016:

Updated through online information from Jim Stark.
In 1925, when Wirsching was Tonal Director at Wangerin, the organ was electrified and the Solo Tuba Sonora was extended to 16' playable on the pedal as a Trombone stop.

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

Database Manager on January 01, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on January 21, 2009:

Updated through information from Gerry Shamdosky: -- " The organ was installed in the late 'Teens (or maybe early Twenties...I'm not certain) by Wangerin, with Wirsching apparently doing the voicing. And so, the plot thickens!"

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Database Manager on October 17, 2008:

Updated through information from Jim Stark. The organ originally cost $13,500.00.

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Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1985

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Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

OHS Historic Organs Citation #66 approved 1987, but not presented.

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Source not recorded: Open In New Tab from console and historical sources
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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