Staten Island — Church of St. Teresa — Castleton Corners

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<h3 class="venue_name">St. Teresa Catholic Church</h3> (Castleton Corners)
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<h2 class="venue">Church of St. Teresa</h2>
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1634 Victory Boulevard<br> <em>Present building</em> (since 1952): <br><em>Original building</em> (1926-1952):
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Church of St. Teresa (RC) - Staten Island <td width="250"><img src="/Organs/SI/img/StTeresaExt.jpg" alt="St. Teresa Catholic Church - Staten Island, NY" width="250" border="0" > <strong>(Roman Catholic)</strong><br> 1634 Victory Boulevard<br> Staten Island, N.Y. 10314 <br> <a href="http://www.saintteresasi.org">http://www.saintteresasi.org</a><br> <td width="200"><img src="/Organs/SI/img/StTeresa1926Ext.jpg" alt="Original St. Teresa Catholic Church - Staten Island, NY" width="200" border="0" > St. Teresa&#39;s Roman Catholic Church was established in 1926, under the leadership of its founding pastor, Monsignor Philip Conran, who would serve the parish for 31 years. Located in the Castleton Corners area of Staten Island, the congregation met for many years in a converted house. <br> The present brick building was constructed in 1951 and dedicated by Cardinal Francis Spellman in 1952.
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<td class="sources"><h2 class="sources">Sources</h2> Patruno, Gregg. Specification of Peragallo Organ, Op. 620 (2001).<br> Peragallo Pipe Organ Company website: <a href="http://www.peragallo.com">www.peragallo.com</a><br> St. Teresa Church website: <a href="http://www.saintteresasi.org">http://www.saintteresasi.org</a><br> Illustrations Google street view. Exterior of present church.<br> Peragallo Pipe Organ Company web site. Organ case.<br> St. Teresa Church website. Photo of original church building.
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<td colspan="2"><a href="/Organs/SI/html/StTeresa.html"><h3 class="venue_name">St. Teresa Catholic Church</h3></a> (Castleton Corners) </td> <td>1634 Victory Boulevard<br> <em>Present building</em> (since 1952): <br> <div class="organ with_specs">&nbsp;III/16 Peragallo Pipe Organ Company, Op. 620 (2001)</div> <div class="organ">II/ Allen Organ Company electronic &ndash; moved to chapel (2001) <br> <div class="organ">II/ Hammond Musical Instrument Co. (1952) </div> <em>Original building</em> (1926-1952):<br> <div class="organ">unknown </div></td>
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<h2 class="organs_summary">Organ Specifications:</h2> <em>Present building</em> (since 1952):<br> <a href="#Peragallo">III/16 Peragallo Pipe Organ Company, Op. 620</a> (2001) II/ Allen Organ Company electronic &ndash; moved to chapel II/ Hammond Musical Instrument Co. (1952) <em>Original building</em> (1926-1952):<br> unknown if any
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Present building (since 1952):
 III/16 Peragallo Pipe Organ Company, Op. 620 (2001)
II/ Allen Organ Company electronic – moved to chapel (2001)
II/ Hammond Musical Instrument Co. (1952)
unknown
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II/ Allen Organ Company electronic – moved to chapel
II/ Hammond Musical Instrument Co. (1952)
unknown if any

ORGAN 4/0

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Great Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes [Organ div no. 1]

16 Bourdon (ext. SW) 12 2 Flûte á bec PO
8 Montre 61 Cornet II ranks derived
8 Flûte harmonique PO Fourniture III ranks 183
8 Bourdon SW Cymbale III ranks derived
8 Viole de Gambe SW 16 Bucino (ext. Cromorne) PO
4 Octav 73 8 Trompette de Thérese PO
4 Flûte Verrazano PO 8 Hautbois SW
2 Doublette (fr. Octav) Chimes PO
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Swell Organ (Manual III) – 61 notes, enclosed [Organ div no. 2]

8 Montre 85 Plein Jeu III ranks derived
8 Bourdon 85 16 Basson (1-12 digital)
8 Viole de Gambe 61 8 Hautbois 61
8 Viole céleste (TC) 49
8
Voix humaine digital
4 Prestant Tremulant
4 Flûte Swell Sub
2
Doublette
Swell Unison Off
2
Flûte á bec
Swell Super
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Positif Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes [Organ div no. 3]

8 Flûte á cheminée 61 Cymbale III-IV ranks derived
8 Bourdon SW 8 Cromorne 61
8 Voix céleste II ranks SW Tremulant
4 Flûte octaviante [unit] 85 Positif Unison Off
2 2/3
Nasard (TC) 49 16 Bombarde 85
2 Quarte 8 Trompette dé Therese
1 3/5
Tierce [c13-c49] 37 4 Clairon dé Therese
1 Octav
Chimes [Mayland]
25 tubes
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Pedal Organ – 32 notes [Organ div no. 4]

32 Contre Bourdon digital 4 Flûte ouverte PO
16 Montre digital 2 Flûte magique PO
16 Soubasse digital Fourniture II ranks derived
16 Bourdon SW 32 Contre Bombarde digital
8 Octav (ext. GT) 12 16 Bombarde PO
8 Flûte digital 16 Basson SW
8 Bourdon SW 8 Trompette dé Therese PO
4 Doublette GT 4 Cromorne PO
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Couplers and Controls [Organ div no. 5]

Great to Pedal Swell to Positif 16', 8', 4'
Swell to Pedal Great to Positif
Positif to Pedal
Swell to Great 16', 8', 4' Manuals I-II Transfer
Positif to Great 16', 8', 4' Transposer
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Adjustable Combinations [Organ div no. 6]

Swell Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4 (thumb)
Greatl Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4 (thumb)
Positif Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4 (thumb)
Pedal Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4 (toe)
Full Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 (thumb & toe)
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Reversibles [Organ div no. 7]

Great to Pedal (thumb & toe) Cymbelstern (toe)
Swell to Pedal (thumb & toe) Sforzando (thumb & toe)
Positif to Pedal (thumb & toe)
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ORGAN 6/2 -- Peragallo Pipe Organ Company [Peragallo]

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Peragallo Organ, Op. 620 (2001) in St. Teresa Catholic Church - Staten Island, NY (photo: Peragallo Pipe Organ Company)

Peragallo Pipe Organ Company

Paterson, N.J. – Opus 620 (2001)
Solid-state key and combination action
3 manuals, 56 registers, 14 stops, 16 pipe ranks
The organ in St. Teresa's Church was built in 2001 by the Peragallo Pipe Organ Company of Paterson, N.J. Known as a "hybrid" or "combo" organ, the instrument contains 16 pipe ranks plus several digital ranks and extentions by Walker Technical Co. of Zionsville, Pa. The organ is contolled by a detached three-manual terraced drawknob console. Felix Hell performed the dedicatory recital on May 20, 2001. ----------

Expression [Organ div no. 1]

Balanced Swell Pedal
Crescendo Pedal

Peragallo Organ, Op. 620 (2001) in St. Teresa Catholic Church - Staten Island, NY (photo: Peragallo Pipe Organ Company)

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ORGAN 7/3 -- Hammond Musical Instrument Company

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Allen Organ in St. Nicholas Chapel of St. Teresa Catholic Church - Staten Island, NY

Allen Organ Company

Macungie, Penn.
Electronic tonal production
2 manuals The second organ in the present church building was an electronic instrument built by the Allen Organ Company. When the Peragallo pipe organ was installed in 2001, the Allen organ was moved to the parish's St. Nicholas Chapel, located at LaBau Avenue and Northern Boulevard.

Hammond Musical Instrument Company

Chicago, Ill. (c.1952)
Electric action
2 manuals
The original organ in the present church building was an electric instrument built by the Hammond Musical Instrument Company of Chicago. This instrument served the church until it was replaced by a two-manual Allen electronic organ. ----------
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