The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Queen of All Saints R. C.
New York City: Brooklyn, New York

OHS Database ID 4401.

Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 66.


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.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 3, 2016.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 43 stops. 43 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1985 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • OHS Historic Organs Citation #66 approved 1987, but not presented. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through information from Jim Stark. The organ originally cost $13,500.00. (Database Manager. October 17, 2008)
  • Updated through information from Gerry Shamdosky: -- " The organ was installed in the late 'Teens (or maybe early Twenties...I'm not certain) by Wangerin, with Wirsching apparently doing the voicing. And so, the plot thickens!" (James Cook. January 21, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. January 1, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from Jim Stark.
    In 1925, when Wirsching was Tonal Director at Wangerin, the organ was electrified and the Solo Tuba Sonora was extended to 16' playable on the pedal as a Trombone stop. (Database Manager. March 3, 2016)

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  • from console and historical sources

  • Pope Pius X Memorial Organ
    St. John’s Chapel
    Queen of All Saints RC Church
    Brooklyn, New York 
    Wirsching Organ Company 1913
     From 1990 console
    
    Great (enclosed except 1 & 2)
    
    16 Principal Major
      8 Principal Normal
      8 Principal Minor
      8 Orchestral Flute
      8 Viole d’Orchestra
      8 Violoncello Celeste (retuned)
      4 Octave
         60 sc, 2/9 mouth cutup 1/3
      4 Harmonic Flute
      2 Super Octave
         72 sc, 2/9 mouth cutup 1/3
      8 Orchestral Trumpet
         12” @ 8’ C
    
    Swell
    
    16 Bourdon
     8 Principal
     8 Flute Unison (stopped wood)
     8 Viola
     8 Voix Celeste (1913 Vox ceolestis)
     8 Gemshorn
     8 Quintadena
     4 Flauto Traverso
    2 2/3 Nazard (1913 Violina 4)
    III Mixture (1913 Dolce Cornet) 12-15-17 
          2’ 55 sc @ 8’ C, 2/9 mouth cutup 1/3
      8 Horn
      8 Orchestral Oboe
      8 Vox Humana
    Tremolo
    Chimes
    
    Choir (enclosed with Great)
    
    16 Contra Viola
     8 Concert Flute
     8 Viola Dolce
     8 Unda Maris (TC)
     4 Octave Flute
     2 Piccolo
     8 Clarinet
    Tremolo
    
    Solo(enclosed)
    
    16 Contra Gamba (1913 Contra Violone)
     8 Principal
     8 Gross Floete
     4 Orchestral Flute
     8 Tuba Sonora
     4 Clarion
    
    Trem olo
    
    Pedal
    
    32 Resultant (rewired using original 10 2/3 Gross Quint)
    16 Principal Major (wood)
    16 Bourdon
    16 Violone
    16 Bourdon Dolce (Swell)
     8 Principal Normal (later extension)
     8 Violoncello
     4 Principal Normal (later extension)
    16 Trombone (1925 extension of Solo Tuba Sonora)
    
    
     [Received from Jim Stark 2016-02-20.]
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