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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2513, 1969)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 399, 1912)

Location:

Broadway Presbyterian Church
601 W. 114th St. at Broadway
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10025 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 10791

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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 needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 40 ranks. 2,323 pipes. 6 divisions. 3 manuals. 36 stops. 45 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 36
  • Registers: 45
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 13, 2010:

The organ was installed in phases, with the console and new Great and Pedal as the first phase; the old Swell and Choir were hooked to the new console and were replaced by the new swell and Choir divisions as funds permitted; the Echo is not presently playable.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

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 <i>The New York City Organ Project</i>, NYC AGO
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church website, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1925

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