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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 1621-A, 1970)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1621, 1928)

Location:

Christ Church Episcopal, Riverdale
5030 Henry Hudson Parkway
New York City: The Bronx, NY 10471 US
Organ ID: 66583

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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 Jeff Scofield on November 06, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 24 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 19 stops. 23 registers.
Great, Swell and Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • 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 Jeff Scofield on November 06, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 23
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on November 06, 2020.
Jeff Scofield on November 06, 2020:

Originally installed in 1928 as 2/12; rebuilt and enlarged in 2010 to 2/32 by Foley-Baker, with a new drawknob console.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on November 06, 2020.
Christ Church Riverdale via the NYC AGO Organ Project: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on November 06, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and exposed pipes: Photograph by AJWB Collection via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Exposed pipes: Photograph by AJWB Collection via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Console: Photograph by AJWB Collection via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Church exterior: Photograph by Marcia Garcia via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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