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George Jardine & Son (1871)

Location:

St. James Methodist Episcopal Church / Metropolitan Community Methodist Church
1975 Madison Avenue at 126th Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10035 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 62714

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on February 01, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 37 ranks. 3 manuals. 33 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 33
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Database Manager on June 26, 2018:

Updated by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, listing this website as a source of information: http://www.nycago.org/Organs/NYC/html/MetroCommMeth.html.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on June 21, 2018:

Installed behind a case in the rear gallery. Organ was reworked and electrified by Möller in 1949 (Opus 7750).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on June 21, 2018:

In 1942, the St. James congregation left the area and the building became St. James Methodist Episcopal Church of Harlem.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
from <i>Organ Building in New York City: 1700-1900</i> by John Ogasapian: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by A. Tennyson Beals (1931).

Sanctuary Interior: Photograph by A. Tennyson Beals (1931).

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