Église Évangélique Française - New York City
   
  Église Évangélique Française - New York City
   
  Geo. Jardine & Son organ (<1891) in Église Évangélique Française - New York City
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Église Évangélique Française
(French Evangelical Church, Presbyterienne)

126 West 16th Street
New York, N.Y. 10011

Organ Specifications:
II/5 Geo. Kilgen & Son, Op. 4521 (1930)
• II/7 George Jardine & Son (c.1886)


           
  Geo. Kilgen & Son organ, Op. 4521 (1930) in Église Évangélique Française - New York City
   
  Geo. Kilgen & Son organ, Op. 4521 (1930) in Église Évangélique Française - New York City
Geo. Kilgen & Son
St. Louis, Mo. – Opus 4521 (1930)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 23 registers, 5 stops, 5 ranks







The organ was built in 1930 by Geo. Kilgen & Son of St. Louis, and is one of that firm's models known as a "Petit Ensemble" with five ranks of pipes. Kilgen installed the organ in a chamber to the left of the rostrum.
               
Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed
16
  Bass Flute (TC)
4
  Flute
8
  Open Diapason
4
  Dulcet
8
  Stopped Flute
2
  Flautino
8
  Dulciana
8
  Oboe Horn
4
  Octave
       
               
Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes, enclosed
16
  Bourdon
4
  Flute d'Amour
8
  Open Diapason
2
  Flageolet
8
  Quintadena (Syn) [Fl. 8' + 2-2/3']
8
  Oboe
8
  Stopped Diapason
8
  Vox Humana
8
  Dolce
  Tremolo

     

 
'
Pedal Organ – 32 notes
16
  Bourdon
8
  Dolce
8
  Open Diapason
8
  Oboe
8
  Flute
   
               
Adjustable Combinations
    Swell & Pedal Pistons 1-2-3      
    Great & Pedal Pistons 1-2-3      
               
Accessories
    Balanced Swell Pedal       Wind and Current Indicator Light
    Balanced Crescendo Pedal       Crescendo Indicator Light
         
             
Stop Analysis
     
Pipes
16
  Bourdon
97
8
  Diapason
73
8
  Dolce
73
8
  Oboe
61
8
  Vox Humana
   61
   
Total
365
         
George Jardine & Son
New York City (c.1886)
Mechanical action
2 manuals, 7 stops


The first organ in this building was built by George Jardine & Son of New York City, sometime before 1891 and quite possibly in 1886 when the church was renovated. Specifications for this organ have not yet been located.
           
Sources:
     Dunlap, David. From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship. New York: Columbia University Press, 2004.
     Glück, Sebastian. Specification of Geo. Kilgen & Son organ, Op. 4521 (1930).

Illustrations:
     Glück, Sebastian. Photos of Geo. Kilgen & Son console and façade; interior.
     www.borner.com. Black & white photo of Interior showing Geo. Kilgen & Son façade.
     www.daytoninmanhattan.blogspot.com. Exterior.