Queens — Church of St. Francis of Assisi — Astoria

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<h3 class="venue_name">St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church</h3> (Astoria)
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<h2 class="venue">Church of St. Francis of Assisi</h2>
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St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church - Astoria (Queens), N.Y. <img src="/Organs/Qns/img/StFrancisAssisiExt.jpg" alt="Church of St. Francis of Assisi - Astoria (Queens), N.Y. (nynet.net)" width="250" > <strong>(Roman Catholic)</strong><br> 21-17 45th Street at 21st Avenue <br> Astoria (Queens), N.Y. 11105<br> Founded in 1930, the Roman Catholic parish of St. Clare is located on the corner of 45th Street and 21st Avenue in Astoria, Queens. The church building is wooden and has survived several fires over the years.
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<td class="sources"><h2 class="sources">Sources</h2> City of Churches Blog: <a href="http://netny.net/cityofchurches/blog" target="_blank">netny.net/cityofchurches/blog</a><br> Trupiano, Larry. Factory Specifications of M.P. M&ouml;ller Organ, Op. 5985 (1931).<br> Illustration City of Churches Blog. Exterior.
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<td><h3 class="venue_name"><a href="/Organs/Qns/html/StFrancisAssisi.html">St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church</a></h3> (Astoria)</td> <td>21-17 45th Street at 21st Avenue<br> <div class="organ">III/44 Johannus electronic &ndash; Rembrandt 377 (2008)</div> <div class="organ">II/ Ahlborn-Galanti electronic (1996)</div> <div class="organ with_specs">II/6 M.P. M&ouml;ller, Inc., Op. 5985 (1931)</div></td>
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<h2 class="organs_summary">Organ Specifications:</h2> III/44 Johannus electronic &ndash; Rembrandt 377 (2008) II/ Ahlborn-Galanti electronic (1996) <a href="#Moller">II/6 M.P. M&ouml;ller, Op. 5985</a> (1931)
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III/44 Johannus electronic – Rembrandt 377 (2008)
II/ Ahlborn-Galanti electronic (1996)
II/6 M.P. Möller, Inc., Op. 5985 (1931)
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III/44 Johannus electronic – Rembrandt 377 (2008)
II/ Ahlborn-Galanti electronic (1996)

ORGAN 3/0 [Moller]

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ORGAN 4/1 -- Johannus Organs [Johannus]

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Johannus Organs

Ede, The Netherlands (2008)
Digital tone generation
Model Rembrandt 377
3 manuals, 44 stops
The present organ in St. Francis of Assisi Church is an electronic instrument manufactured in 2008 by Johannus Organs of Ede, The Netherlands, replacing the previous electronic instrument that was damaged by lightning. ----------

ORGAN 5/2 -- Ahlborn-Galanti Organs [AhlbornGalanti]

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Ahlborn-Galanti Organs

Bensenville, Ill. (1996)
Digital tonal generation
2 manuals
In 1996, the Möller pipe organ was replaced with a two-manual electronic instrument manufactured by Ahlborn-Galanti Organs of Bensenville, Illinois. This organ was damaged by lightning and replaced in 2008. ----------

Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed [Organ div no. 1]


8 Open Diapason 61 8 Melodia 61
8 Dulciana 61
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Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes, enclosed [Organ div no. 2]


16 Bourdon [TC] 4 Flute
8 Salicional 61 2 Flautino
8 Stopped Diapason [unit] 85 8 Oboe 61
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Pedal Organ – 32 notes [Organ div no. 3]


16 Bourdon [ext.] 12
8 Flute SW
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Couplers [Organ div no. 4]


Great to Pedal Great 16', 4'
Swell to Pedal Swell 16', 4'
Swell to Great 16', 8', 4'
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Mechanicals [Organ div no. 5]


Tremulant Crescendo Indicator
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Adjustable Combinations [Organ div no. 6]


Pistons 1-2-3-4 affecting Great & Pedal stops
Pistons 1-2-3-4 affecting Swell & Pedal stops
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Pedal Movements [Organ div no. 7]


Balanced Swell Pedal Great to Pedal Reversible
Grand Crescendo Pedal
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ORGAN 6/3 -- M. P. Möller, Inc. [Moller]

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M. P. Möller, Inc.

Hagerstown, Md. – Opus 5985 (1931)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 11 stops, 6 ranks
The Factory Specifications (May 6, 1931) show that the organ built for St. Francis of Assisi would be completed by June 15, 1931. Möller provided a detached stop key console, and a case with front pipes decorated in gold bronze. All pipes were in one expression chamber and were voiced on 5" wind pressure.
This organ was gutted in 1996 but parts remain, including the front display pipes. ----------
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