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Robert Pearson Company (2000)

Originally Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2343, 1959)

Location:

Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive at 122nd Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10027 US
Christ Chapel
Organ ID: 57853

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 38 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric 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 February 19, 2016:

Renovation of the 1959 Austin organ (Op. 2343) by Robert Pearson Company, organ curator of The Riverside Church. Pearson installed a solid state relay, and provided a new attached console in the gallery.

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

Instrument Images:

Gallery, Console, and Organ Case: Photograph by Sam Cherubin. Taken on 2015-11-21

Console: Photograph by Sam Cherubin. Taken on 2015-11-21

Chapel Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Sam Cherubin. Taken on 2015-11-21

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