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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 2186, 2000)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 2660, 1961)

Location:

Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church
921 Madison Ave. at 73rd St.
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10021 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 48460

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 73 ranks. 4,194 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 67 stops. 57 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 67
  • Registers: 57
  • 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: 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 04, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The contract was for a new console, two additional pipe stops and three additional digital stops.

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:

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

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

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

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

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