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A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company

Location:

New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
1313 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 53176

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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 is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on August 20, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 62 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 47 stops. 80 registers.
Great:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 20, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 20, 2021.

Choir (Expressive):
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 20, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 20, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 80
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • 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
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on August 20, 2021.
Database Manager on August 29, 2014:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by John Igoe, using information from this web site: http://www.dcago.org/new-york-avenue-presbyterian.html.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From <i>The Diapason</i> (May 2010)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-11

Church interior: Photograph by Church website, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Console and organ case: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-11

Console: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-11

Church exterior: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-06-01

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