The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10128

Pierpont Morgan Wing - Equestrian Gallery

OHS Database ID 2045.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 40, 1982-11-16.


Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2006-11-06.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 17 stops. 14 registers. 16 ranks. 897 pipes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a removable panel in front of keyboards. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Trigger/hitch-down swell. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1999 (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Accession No. 1982.59. From Sacred Heart, Plains, PA, in 1982, via OCH. Restored by Mann & Trupiano 1982 for the Metropolitan. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. 2006-11-06)

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, Andre Mertens Galleries for Musical Intruments, New York City
    1830 Thomas Appleton, Boston, 
    (Stoplist: Paul Opel, PIPORG-L June 1998)
    
    Compass;  manuals GG, AA-f''', 58 notes;  pedal originally GG, AA- c0 17 notes, pull-down only;  changed to C-d' 27 notes with independent Sub Base by Emmons Howard.
    
    GREAT (I)
    8' Op. Diapason                9 op wd, 23 facade
    8' St. Diap. Bass              GG-f#0, pine/cedar
    8' St. Diapason                g0; 5 wd, rest metal/chimneyed
    8' Dulciana                    g0
    4' Principal                   GG, AA facade
    4' Flute                       16 pine/cedar, rest metal/chimneyed
    2 2/3' Twelfth
    2' Fifteenth
    1 3/5' Sesquialtera III
    8' Bass Trumpet                GG-f#0
    8' Treble Trumpet              g0; inverted duckbill shallots
    
    
    SWELL (II, expressive from g0)
    8' Op. Diapason                g0
    8' St. Diap. Bass              GG-f#0
    8' St. Diapason                g0; 5 wd, rest met/chim
    4' Principal                   g0
    8' Hautboy                     g0
    
    PEDAL
    16' Sub Base                    st wood added by Hamill 1883 C-d'
    27 notes (non original) originally GG (no GG#) - c, 17 notes,
    pull-down.
    
    (NB:  all Great stops labeled "Gr." after stop name, all Swell stops "Sw.")
    
    Couple Pedal & Sw. Keys
    Couple Pedal and Gr. Keys
    Couple Sw. & Gr.
    
    pitch a' = 435.7 Hz
    wind pressure 2.25"
    all metal pipes common metal;  stopped metals have soldered caps
    
            Sesquialtera III composition:
    
    GG              1 3/5  1 1/3  1
    c'    2 2/3  2  1 3/5
    d'''  2 2/3  2
    
    
  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.