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Owner (1981)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 868-A, 1952)

Location:

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
3985 Bronxwood Avenue
New York City: The Bronx, NY 10466 US
Organ ID: 8226

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on November 10, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 34 ranks. 2,179 pipes. 3 manuals. 26 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 30
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 25, 2019:

Updated by John Panning, who has heard or played the organ. The church has been closed and the organ is to be sold.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 26, 2019.

Database Manager on January 12, 2013:

Updated through online information from Mark H. LaRosa.

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

Database Manager on December 29, 2010:

Updated through online information from Mark H. LaRosa.

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

Database Manager on November 13, 2010:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on May 30, 2010:

Updated through online information from Mark LaRosa.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn: Skinner Opus 868/Aeolian-Skinner Opus 868-A, originally installed in St. George's Episcopal, Schenectady, New York, and moved here by church members.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Relocated from St. George Episcopal Church, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1981 by church members under organist Thomas M. Fierro.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console October 30, 2012
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by Mark H. LaRosa. Taken on 2011-03-22

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by Mark H. LaRosa. Taken on 2011-03-22

Manuals and Rocking Tablets: Photograph by Mark H. LaRosa. Taken on 2011-03-22

Console: Photograph by Mark H. LaRosa via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-03-22

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