OHS Database ID 200.
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Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
Two manuals. 3 divisions. 16 stops. 13 ranks.
The organ has an attached keydesk.
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First Chinese Presbyterian Church New York, New York Henry Erben, 1840 Enlarged from 1824 single-manual Hall & Erben OHS ID: 200 Source: Ogasapian, 1977 _________________________________________________________ GREAT SWELL (f-f4, 36 notes)  Open Diapason  Dulciana  Stop'd Diapason  Stop'd Diapason  Principal  Principal [2-2/3] Twelfth  Flute  Fifteenth  Hautboy Sesquialtera III, bass Cornet IV, treble CHOIR (bass)  Trumpet  Stop'd Diapason  Principal _________________________________________________________ [Received online from T. Daniel Hancock, 2012-09-07]
First Chinese Presbyterian [was Sea and Land Presbyterian], New York Henry Erben, 1844/1860&1863 Jardine /G. Adams & Trupiano (Stoplist: Tracker 1:1 October 1956 Page 3) G-Compass organ GREAT 8 Stops Open Diapason (TG) 8' Open Diapason Bass 8' Dulciana 8' Stopped Diapason 8' Flute 4' Principal 4' Twelfth 3' Fifteenth 2' SWELL: 5-stops (2 bass) Open Diapason 8' Stopped Diapason 8' Principal 4' Cornet II Trumpet 8' Stopped Diapason Ch 8' (unenclosed, bass) Principal Ch 4' (unenclosed, bass) Tremulant PEDAL: 1-Rank No knob. Rank of Bourdon pipes that appears to have been added later and is on permanently. The rank is probably one octave as the lower octave of pedal keys pulls down the upper octave, as if a P-P 4' were on. Couple, Great & Swell Great & Swell, Octaves Pedal Compass of Great Organ: 59 Notes Compass of Swell Organ: 35 Notes Compass of Choir Bass: 24 Notes Compass of Pedal Organ: 20 Notes One of the Jardine additions was the tower turrets and ornaments on the top of the case, which were added to hide the pipes from view. Even after the several changes made by Jardine at this time, the Erben nameplate remained on the organ. Georgian case of pine located prominently in the center of the gallery.