St. Gabriel Episcopal Church - Hollis (Queens), N.Y.
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St. Gabriel Episcopal Church

196-10 Woodhull Avenue
Hollis (Queens), N.Y. 11423
www.stgabrielshollis.org


Organ Specifications:
Present building (since 1959)
• II/18 Peragallo Pipe Organ Company (2001) – reb. of Möller
II/8 M.P. Möller, Inc., Op. 6115 (1932) – moved
First building (1891-1959)
II/8 M.P. Möller, Inc., Op. 6115 (1932)


First building of St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church - Hollis (Queens), N.Y.  
Undated postcard of first church  
St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church was organized in 1887. By 1891 the society had erected its first building, a frame structure with steeple.

The cornerstone for the present stone building was laid in 1959. Today the congregation is known as St. Gabriel's Anglican (Episcopal) Church.
           
Peragallo Pipe Organ Company
Paterson, N.J. (2001)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 18 ranks


In 2001, the Peragallo Pipe Organ Company enlarged the Möller organ. Specifications for this organ have not yet been located.
             
M. P. Möller, Inc.
Hagerstown, Md. – Opus 6115 (1932)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 22 stops, 8 ranks


The M. P. Möller Factory Specification (Aug. 1, 1932) shows that this organ had a detached console, and the pipes were voiced on 5" wind pressure. Möller indicated that the organ would be completed by September 15, 1932. This organ was moved to the new and present church building in 1959.
               
Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Open Diapason
61
8
  Salicional
73
8
  Dulciana
73
4
  Flute
SW
8
  Unda Maris [TC]
61
2
  Piccolo
SW
8
  Stopped Diapason
SW
8
  Oboe
SW

     

     
Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes, enclosed
16
  Bourdon
97
2 2/3
  Flute Twelfth (ext)
8
  Stopped Diapason (ext)
2
  Piccolo (ext)
8
  Salicional
8
  Oboe
61
8
  Dulciana
8
  Vox Humana *
61
4
  Flute (ext)
 
* "Same as Waldorf Astoria Studio Organ"

     

     
Pedal Organ – 32 notes
16
  Bourdon
44
8
  Flute (ext)
16
  Lieblich Gedeckt
SW
8
  Cello
GT
8
  Diapason
GT
   
               
Adjustable Combinations
   
Swell & Pedal Stops Pistons 1-2-3-4-0 (thumb)
Great & Pedal Stops Pistons 1-2-3-4-0 (thumb)
Full Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4-0 (thumb & toe)
General Cancel (thumb)
               
Mechanicals
    Tremulant   Crescendo Light Indicator
               
Pedal Movements
    Balanced Swell Pedal     Great to Pedal Reversible
    Grand Crescendo Pedal     Sforzando Pedal
             
Sources:
     Trupiano, Larry. Factory Specification (Aug. 1, 1932) of M. P. Möller organ, Op. 6115..

Illustrations:
     Diocese of Long Island web site. Exterior.
     eBay.com. Undated postcard of first church building.