The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Fifth Avenue at 53rd Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10019

Gallery

OHS Database ID 2463.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 53 stops. 84 ranks. 3991 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • French Classic style. For Sale 1993 by Taylor & Boody who will replace it. Removed to storage by OCH. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. November 15, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. February 14, 2011)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 136, [0]

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Photographs

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Organ Case (1969). Promotional Photo from a printed pamphlet; image courtesy of James R. Stettner
Gilbert F. Adams case. Photograph by Rollin Smith 1970-02-01

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

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Stoplist

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  • Specification provided by Larry Trupiano

  • New York City, New York
    St. Thomas Episcopal Church - Gallery
    
    Gilbert F. Adams Organ Builders, Inc.   1969      4 manuals, 53 stops, 84 ranks
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             GRAND ORGUE                              ECHO
         16' Montre                58              8' Gambe                 58
         16' Bourdon               58              8' Voix céleste          58
          8' Montre                58              8' Bourdon               58
          8' Bourdon               58              4' Prestant              58
          4' Prestant              58              4' Flûte                 58
          4' Flûte                 58              2' Doublette             58
      3 1/5' Grosse Tierce         58              1' Flageolet             58
      2 2/3' Nasard                58                 Sesquialtera II      116
          2' Doublette             58                 Cymbale IV           232
      1 3/5' Tierce                58              8' Hautbois              58
             Plein Jeu V-IX       404              8' Voix humaine          58
         16' Bombarde              pf              4' Clairon               pf
          8' Trompette             58                 Tremblant
          4' Clairon               58
          8' Dessus de Chamade     34                 RÉCIT
             Grand Cornet V       135              8' Flûte allemande       pf
                                                      Cornet V             160
             POSITIF                               8' Trompette             pf
          8' Montre                58
          8' Bourdon               58                 PÉDALE
          8' Dessus de Flûte (TC)  46             32' Bourdon               pf
          4' Prestant              58             16' Flûte en Montre       32
          4' Flûte                 58             16' Bourdon               32
      2 2/3' Nasard                58              8' Flûte                 32
          2' Doublette             58              8' Bourdon               32
          2' Quarte de Nasard      58              4' Flûte                 32
      1 3/5' Tierce                58                 Gros Plein Jeu VII   224
      1 1/3' Larigot               58             32' Contre Bombarde       pf
             Fourniture IV        232             16' Bombarde              32
             Cymbale III          174             16' Basson                32
          8' Trompette             58              8' Trompette             32
          8' Cromorne              58              4' Clairon               32
          4' Clairon               58              4' Chalumeau             32
             Tremblant
    
             COUPLERS
             Grande Orgue/Pédale
             Positif/Pédale
             Echo/Pédale
             Positif/Grand Orgue
             Echo/Grand Orgue
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-09-18]
    
    
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