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Syracuse University, Crouse College
Syracuse, New York

Setnor Auditorium

OHS Database ID 2563.

Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 109, 1989-09-17.

OHS Convention Organ, 2014.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 3, 2016.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 56 stops. 61 registers. 71 ranks. 3816 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • A mechanically new organ using some pipework from the existing Estey rebuild of Roosevelt Opus 423. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Contains many pipes from 1889 Frank Roosevelt Op. 423. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Will Headlee. (Database Manager. September 3, 2016)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Marks, Christopher. "The Crouse Holekamp Restored," The American Organist (Vol. 39 No. 4 (April, 2005): pp. 86-87). [History, review of restoration, and detailed stoplist.]
  • Blanton, Joseph. The Organ in Church Design. (Albany, Texas: Venture Press, 1957), p. 26-27 [0]

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Photographs

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Stage and organ. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2011-10-08
Pipe display. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2011-10-08
Keydesk/Console and pipework above. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2011-10-08

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

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the OHS 2014 Organ Handbook 2014

  •        Syracuse, New York
           Syracuse University
           Crouse College Auditorium
    
           Holtkamp   Job 1649   1950   3/71
           _______________________________________________________
    
           GREAT
    
       16' Quintadena        61
        8' Principal         61
        8' Gemshorn          61  423 GT Gemshorn
        8' Gedackt           61  423 SW Stopped Diapason
        4' Octave            61
        4' Gross Octav       61  423 CH Geigen Principal, rescaled
        4' Spitzflöte        61
    2 2/3' Quinte            61
        2' Super Octave      61
       IV  Mixture          244
      III  Scharf           183
       16' Dulzian           61  wood, 1/2-length resonators
        8' Schalmey          61
    
           SWELL
    
       16' Lieblich Gedackt  61  423 SW Bourdon
        8' Geigen Principal  61
        8' Rohrflöte         61
        8' Gamba             61  423 SW Salicional
        8' Gamba Celeste     56  423 SW Vox Celeste
        8' Flauto Dolce      61
        8' Flute Celeste     49
        4' Octave Geigen     61  423 SW Octave
        4' Bourdon           61  423 CH Flute d'Amour
        2' Flautino          61  423 SW Flageolet
    1 1/3' Larigot           61
       II  Sesquialtera     122  423 SW Cornet
        V  Plein Jeu        305  
       16' Bassoon           61  1-12 1/4-length; 13-61 1/2-length
        8' Trompette         61
        8' Oboe              61
        4' Clarion           61
    
           POSITIV
    
        8' Copula            61
        8' Quintadena        61  423 CH Quintadena
        4' Principal         61
        4' Rohrflöte         61
    2 2/3' Nazard            61
        2' Doublette         61
        2' Nachthorn         61
    1 3/5' Tierce            61
        1' Sifflöte          61
      III  Cymbal           183
        8' Cromorne          61
    
           PEDAL
    
       32' Grand Bourdon     12  Aeolian Op. 1771 (Hendricks Chapel)
       16' Principal         32  423 GT Dbl Open in 423 façade
       16' Subbass           32  423 PD Bourdon
       16' Gamba             32  Aeolian, wood
       16' Quintadena        GT
       16' Lieblich Gedackt  SW
        8' Octave            32  423 GT 2nd Open Diapason
        8' Violon            32  423 SW Spitzflöte
        8' Stillegedackt     32
    5 1/3' Quinte            32  423 SW Open Diapason
        4' Choral Bass       32  423 GT Octave
        4' Hohlflöte         32  423 SW Hohlflöte
        2' Piccolo           32
       II  Rauschquinte      64  423 GT Octave Quint and Super Octave
      III  Mixture           96  423 GT Mixture, rescaled
       16' Posaune           32  423 PD Trombone; top 2 pipes Estey Op. 2244
       16' Dulzian           GT
        8' Trumpet           32  Estey Op. 2244
        4' Rohr Schalmey     32
        2' Rohr Schalmey     12
    
           Stops marked with '423' are from the old organ, 
           Frank Roosevelt Op. 423, 1889
    
          [Received from Jeff Scofield January 26, 2016]      
  • Stoplist copied from the OHS 2014 Organ Handbook 2014 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.