St. Margaret of Cortona Catholic Church - Bronx, N.Y.
Church of St. Margaret of Cortona
(Roman Catholic)

6000 Riverdale Avenue
Bronx, N.Y. 10471


Organ Specifications:
Present building (since 1965)
II/28 Delaware Company (1965)
• II/4 Delaware Company – Lower Church
Original building (c.1930-1965)
• unknown


St. Margaret of Cortona Catholic Church - Bronx, N.Y.  
Original Church  
   

Delaware Organ Company, Inc.
Tonawanda, N.Y. (1965)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 27 stops, 28 ranks
 
Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes
16
  Gemshorn
61
4
  Octave
61
8
  Principal
61
2
  Super Octave
61
8
  Rohrflöte
61
  Fourniture IV ranks
244
8
  Gemshorn
61
8
  Trumpet
61
               
Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Gedeckt
61
2
  Weitprincipal
61
8
  Viola
61
  Scharf IV ranks
244
8
  Viola Celeste [TC]
49
8
  Fagot
61
4
  Prestant
61
  Tremulant
4
  Nachthorn
61
 
   
               
Pedal Organ – 32 notes
16
  Principal
32
4
  Choral Bass
12
16
  Bourdon
32
  Mixture III ranks
96
16
  Gemshorn
GT
16
  Trumpet [ext. GT]
12
8
  Principal
32
8
  Trumpet
GT
8
  Bourdon
12
8
  Fagot
SW
8
  Gemshorn
GT
   

 

Organ in Lower Church

Delaware Organ Company, Inc.
Tonawanda, N.Y. (1965)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 4 ranks


In 1965, the Delaware Organ Company installed a two-manual, four-rank unit organ in the Lower Church. The four stops included a 16' Rohrflöte, 8' Principal, 4' Octave, and 4' Gemshorn. The stoplist for this organ have not yet been located.

 
Sources:
     The Diapason, September 1965. Specifications of Delaware Organs in Upper and Lower churches (1965); courtesy Jonathan Bowen.
     Shelley, Thomas J. The Bicentennial History of the Archdiocese of New York 1808-2008. Strasbourg: Éditions du Signe, 2007.

Photos:
     Shelley, Thomas J. The Bicentennial History of the Archdiocese of New York 1808-2008: present and original churches.
 

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