OHS Database ID 5635.
The organ has been restored to a previous state.
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Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
Three manuals. 40 stops. 46 ranks.
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Music Hall, Troy NY 1882 J. H. & C. S. Odell Op. 190 (Stoplist: Anges Armstrong 2001, from dedicatory program) GREAT C-c'''', 61 notes 16' Double Open Diapason 8' Open Diapason 8' Violin Diapason 8' Viol d'amour 8' Gemshorn 8' Clarinet Flute 4' Octave 4' Concert Flute 2 2/3' Twelfth 2' Super Octave 4 IV Clarion Mixture [sic] 8' Trumpet (Harmonic treble) SWELL C-c'''', 61 notes (enclosed) 16' Bourdon 8' Open Diapason 8' Violin Diapason 8' Salicional 8' Vox Celeste (TC) 8' Stopped Diapason 4' Violina 4' Forest Flute 4' Violin Tremolo (mid C) 2' Flautina III Mixture 8' Cornopean 8' Oboe 8' Vox Humana (Vox Harmana in dedicatory program) Tremulant SOLO C-c'''', 61 notes (unenclosed) 8' Open Diapason 8' Keraulophon 8' Dulciana 8' Melodia 4' Orchestral Flute 2' Octave Flute 8' Tuba (6" wind ) 8' Clarinet 4' Krum Horn [sic] Bells (f-g'') Tremulant PEDAL C-d', 27 notes 16' DoubleOpen Diapason 16' Gamba 16' Dulciana 16' Bourdon 8' Flute 16' Trombone (6" wind) COUPLERS Couplers: Swell to Great Solo to Great Swell to Solo Great to Pedals Swell to Pedals Solo to Pedals (reversible thumb pistons in Great key slip) Great to Pedal Swell to Great Swell to Solo SINGLE-ACTING COMPOSITION PEDALS Pedal Forte Pedal Piano Swell Fortissimo Swell Forte Swell Mezzo Swell Piano Great Fortissimo Great Forte Great Mezzo Great Piano Great Piannissimo All Great and Solo On Balanced Swell pedal Bellows Signal Two Ross hydraulic motors. The Clarion Mixture was something of a curiosity, one rank of it (now removed) actually *was* a 4' Clarion! The remaining three ranks of this stop are flue pipes pitched at 17-19-22 breaking back to 8-12-15. The unique 4' Orchestral Tremolo is a Celeste of mild Principal tone. Arthur James Weise, M. A. (1838-1921), entitled Troy: One Hundred Years 1789 - 1889, published in Troy by William H. Young, 1891. On pages 227-228 we learn that the Troy Savings Bank first occupied the building on 24 March 1875. The Music Hall (second story of the building) was dedicated on 19 April 1875 in a grand concert of vocal and orchestral music conducted by Theodore Thomas. The organ - 42 feet wide and 30 feet tall - was placed in the hall in October 1890.