The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. James R.C. Church
32 James Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10038

OHS Database ID 29807.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 369, 2008-10-13.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is playable, but not in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 31, 2013.

Technical Details

Slider chests with direct-electric pull-downs (externally mounted).

Three manuals. 31 stops. 36 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.


  • As noted in the other entry for this organ, this was the eletrification of an existing Frank Roosevelt organ (Opus 421, 1889), accompanied by one tonal change. No source for the single new rank of pipes has been determined. (James Cook. October 16, 2007)

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