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Delaware Organ Co. (1960s)

Location:

Holy Spirit Catholic Church
1940 University Avenue
New York City: The Bronx, NY 10453 US
Organ ID: 49271

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on November 10, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Direct electric
  • 11 ranks. 2 manuals. 11 stops. 29 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Exposed pipes visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 11
  • Registers: 29
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Setterboard (remote or in console).
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 07, 2012:

The organ in Holy Spirit Church was built sometime in the 1960s by the Delaware Organ Company. All of the pipes are located in the space behind the altar, while the two-manual stopkey console is located in the choir area to the left.

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

Database Manager on February 10, 2012:

Identified through online information from Steven E. Lawson

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Dave Schmauch: Open In New Tab Typed specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by David Schmauch via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-09-23

Church interior: Photograph by David Schmauch via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-09-23

Church exterior: Photograph by Church exterior, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-09-23

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