Henry Erben (1838)

Location:

Grace Church (Episcopal)
Broadway & Rector Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10006 US
Organ ID: 10006

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is known from a single historic document only; presumed no longer extant, and may never have existed.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 3 manuals. 38 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 38
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 27, 2012:

Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. -- May have reused ranks of pipes from 1830 organ H. Erben built for this church. Stoplist as presented below (from Ogasapian) likely represents disposition c. 1850's-60's.

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

Database Manager on April 06, 2012:

Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. -- The "American Musical Directory," published by Thomas Hutchinson, New York, 1861, reports "Size of organ--3 banks keys, 38 stops, 2-1/2 octaves pedals. Built by H. Erben, in 1838."

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Listed in Churchman as a new organ., apparently replacing the 1830 Erben. New pedal board 1850-60. Moved into new bldg. at Broadway & 10th St. in 1845-46. Incorporated into 1878 Roosevelt as antiphonal division. Roosevelt claimed to have made no tonal changes. Dismantled in 1902.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist (Source: Ogasapian, 1977)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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