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Frank Roosevelt (Opus 423, 1889)

Location:

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY US
Crouse Hall
Organ ID: 64769

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on January 07, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 42 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on January 07, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on January 07, 2020.
Craig Otto on May 19, 2020:

In February 1889, Syracuse University placed an order with Roosevelt for an organ to be installed in John Crouse College at a cost of $15,000. (Alumni Record and General Catalogue of Syracuse University 1872-1899; Frank Smalley, editor; Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University, 1899; page 45)

We received the most recent update for this note from Craig Otto on May 19, 2020.

Database Manager on January 06, 2020:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ.
Identified by James Stark, citing information from this publication: David Fox: Hilborne and Frank Roosevelt, OHS Press (Richmond) 2012.
Enlarged by Estey opus 2244 with new console 1924

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on January 07, 2020.
Frank Roosevelt Opus 423 (1889) Inaugural Recital: Open In New Tab Information about the inaugural recital played on the Roosevelt organ in Crouse College, Syracuse University, 09/18/1889
Document created on 2020-04-20
We received the most recent update for this document from Craig Otto on April 24, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Crouse College Auditorium, Syracuse University, with Frank Roosevelt Opus 423: Photograph from an archival source: 1909 Postcard, submitted by Craig Otto. Taken approx. 1909

Chapel interior showing organ on front rostrum: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard image submitted by James R. Stettner, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1910

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