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Christ Church, Episcopal
17 Sagamore Road
Bronxville, New York 10708

OHS Database ID 44205.

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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 October 11, 2010.


Technical Details

Slider chests with EP pull-downs (externally mounted).

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 75 stops. 52 registers. 65 ranks. 3729 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console. The console is movable.

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

Notes

  • Identified by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. October 6, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. October 10, 2010)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Eight stops retained from the 1962 Gress-Miles rebuild of the 1947 Aeolian-Skinner rebuild of the 1926 Hall. (Database Manager. October 11, 2010)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications

  •        Bronxville, New York
           Christ Church
    
           Casavant   Op. 3878   2009   4/65
    
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           _____________________________________________________
    
           * existing pipework 
    
           GREAT                             SWELL
          (in lower position of case)       (in chamber behind grille)
       16' Double Open Diapason 61 *     16' Bourdon          61 *1-24
        8' Open Diapason        61        8' Diapason         61
        8' Violin Diapason      SO        8' Viola da Gamba   61 *
        8' Bourdon              61        8' Voix Celeste        *
        4' Octave               61        8' Stopped Diapason 61 
        4' Spire Flute          61        8' Flute Douce      61 *
        2' Fifteenth            61        8' Flute Celeste    61 *
      III  Cornet              126 GG     4' Octave           61
       IV  Mixture             244        4' Harmonic Flute   61
       16' Posaune              SO    2 2/3' Nasard           61
        8' Trumpet              SO        2' Piccolo          61
        4' Clarion              SO    1 3/5' Tierce           61
           Unison off                 III-V  Plein Jeu       269
           Chimes (existing, in SW)      16' Bassoon          61
           Bird                           8' Cornopean        61
           MIDI                           8' Oboe             61
                                          8' Vox Humana       61
           GALLERY GREAT (prep)           4' Clarion          61
        8' Open Diapason                     Tremulant
        8' Harmonic Flute                    Sub
        4' Octave                            Unison Off
        2' Fifteenth                         Super
    II-III Mixture                           MIDI
        8' Festival Trumpet
                                             GALLERY SWELL (prep)
           POSITIV                        8' Diapason
          (in upper position of case)     8' Chimney Flute
        8' Principal            61        8' Salicional
        8' Chimney Flute        61        8' Unda Maris
        4' Principal            61        4' Flute
        4' Spindle Flute        61        2' Flageolet
        2' Octave               61       16' Bassoon        (ext)
    1 1/3' Quint                61        8' Oboe
       II  Sesquialtera        122           Tremulant
      III  Mixture             183
       16' Douçaine             61           PEDAL
        8' Clarinet             SO       32' Contra Bourdon   -- (Resultant)
           Tremulant                     16' Wood Diapason    32
           Sub                           16' Metal Diapason   GT
           Unison Off                    16' Subbass          32
        8' Tuba                 SO       16' Bourdon          SW
        8' Festival Trumpet     GG        8' Principal        32
           Zimbelstern                    8' Stopped Flute    12
           MIDI                           8' Violin Diapason  SO
                                          8' Bourdon          SW
           SOLO                           4' Octave           32
          (in chamber behind case)        4' Flute            SO
        8' Violin Diapason      61       II  Mixture          64
        8' Harmonic Flute       61       32' Contra Bassoon   12 *
        8' Viola Pomposa        61       16' Trombone         32 *
        8' Viola Celeste        61          (existing wood basses, new trebles)
        4' Traverse Flute       61       16' Posaune          SO
        2' Octavin              61       16' Bassoon          SW
       16' Posaune              24        8' Trumpet          12
          (ext. of 4' Clarion)            8' Posaune          SO
        8' Tuba                 61        8' Tuba             SO
          (treble pipes hooded)           4' Clarion          SO
        8' Trumpet              61           Unison Off
          (hooded from MC)                   Chimes           GT
        8' French Horn          61           MIDI
        8' Clarinet             61
        4' Clarion              61           GALLERY PEDAL (prep)
          (hooded from tc)               16' Subbass
           Tremulant                      8' Bourdon        (ext)
           Sub                           16' Bassoon          AS
           Unison Off
           Super
        8' Festival Trumpet     GG
           MIDI
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield  October 10, 2010]
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