OHS Database ID 6819.
The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 27, 2012.
Tubular pneumatic key action [pressure]. Pneumatic stop action.
Three manuals. 4 divisions. 38 stops. 42 ranks. 2395 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.
The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The mechanical action console is detached from the main case.
Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs. Hitchdown couplers.
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German Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Brooklyn, NY Organ by Muller (Müller) & Abel (1901, Opus 56) GREAT (uneclosed) 16' Double Open Diapason 8' Open Diapason 8' Gemshorn 8' Viola di Gamba 8' Doppel Floete 4' Octave 4' Hohlfloete 2 2/3' Octave Quint 2' Super Octave IV Mixture 8' Trumpet SWELL (enclosed) 16' Bourdon (*) 8' Open Diapason 8' Salicional 8' Aeoline 8' Vox Celestis (tc) 8' Stopped Diapason 4' Octave 4' Flute Harmonique 2' Flageolet III Cornet 8' Cornopean 8' Oboe 8' Vox Humana (*) On separate chest in rear of Swell CHOIR (enclosed) 8' Geigen Principal 8' Dolce 8' Concert Flute 8' quintadena 4' Fugara 4' Flute d'Amour 2' Piccolo Harmnique 8' Clarinet Tremulant PEDAL 16' Open Diapason 16' Bourdon 16' Lieblich Gedacht SW 10 2/3' Quint 8' Violoncello 16' Trombone "One of the largest Müller and Abel organs known to have been built, and the largest surviving in orginal ..." "The tonal structure of Müller and Abel organs, though similar to that of Frank Roosevelt, shows both originality and careful thought." /ds/