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Austin Organs, Inc. (1988)

Originally John Henry Odell (Opus 591, 1931)

Location:

Middle Collegiate Church
50 E. Seventh St.
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10003 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 52736

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from David H. Fox on December 05, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 47 ranks. 2,688 pipes. 6 divisions. 3 manuals. 39 stops. 45 registers.
All:
  • 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: 39
  • Registers: 45
  • 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: 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.
Robert Zanca on December 06, 2020:

Building destroyed by fire on the night of 12/04/2020.

We received the most recent update for this note from Robert Zanca on December 06, 2020.

Database Manager on May 26, 2014:

Originally installed in 1931 as JH & CS Odell Op. 591; Antiphonal added by Odell in 1951; rebuil and tonal changes by Odell in 1960; rebuild and new console by Austin in 1988.

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

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Console and Chancel Organ Case: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

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