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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 2054, 1993)

Location:

First Reformed Episcopal/St. Albans Church
317 E. 50th Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10022 US
Organ ID: 48459

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on November 27, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 31 ranks. 1,830 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 26 stops. 37 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • 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 November 27, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 37
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 November 27, 2019.
Database Manager on August 04, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Retained the Chimes from 1931 3/27 Pilcher Op. 1525

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

Instrument Images:

Chapel 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

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

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