Bridge Street African Wesleyan Methodist Episcopal Church

Bridge Street African Methodist Episcopal Church - Brooklyn, NY
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227 Stuyvesant Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11221


Organ Specifications:
277 Stuyvesant Avenue (since 1938)
III/27 Tellers Organ Company (1965)
• unknown (c.1938)
309 Bridge Street (1854-1938)
• II/15 George Jardine & Son (1885)
High Street (1818-1854)
• unknown
           
Tellers Organ Company, Inc.
Erie, Penn. (1966)
Electro-pneumatic action
3 manuals, 35 stops, 27 ranks


One source shows that this organ had 27 ranks; pipecounts below are estimated.
               
Great Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes
8
  Principal
61
    Fourniture IV ranks
244
8
  Bourdon
61
8
  Bombarde
61
4
  Octave
61
4
  Bombarde [ext.]
12
2
  Block Flute
61
    Chimes  

     

     
Swell Organ (Manual III) – 61 notes, enclosed
16
  Bourdon
61
2
  Doublette
61
8
  Salicional
61
    Plein Jeu III ranks
183
8
  Voix Celeste [TC]
49
8
  Trompette
61
8
  Gedeckt [ext.]
12
4
  Clairon [ext.]
12
4
  Spitzprincipal
61
    Tremulant  
               
Choir Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Rohrflöte
61
2
  Prinzipal
61
8
  Flauto Dolce
61
1 1/3
  Spitzquinte
61
8
  Dolce Celeste [TC]
49
8
  Krummhorn
61
4
  Koppelflöte
61
    Tremulant  
               
Pedal Organ – 32 notes
16
  Violonbass
32
4
  Choral Bass [ext. Vlnbass]
12
16
  Subbass
32
4
  Block Flute [ext. Subbass]
12
10 2/3
  Quinte
2
  Octavin [ext. Vlnbass]
12
8
  Spitzoctave [ext. Violonbass]
12
16
  Bombarde [ext. GT]
12
8
  Bourdon [ext. Subbass]
12
8
  Bombarde
GT
8
  Gedecktflöte
SW
4
  Trompette
SW
           
Organ in church located at 309 Bridge Street:

George Jardine & Son
New York City (1885)
Mechanical action?
2 manuals, 15 stops


Specifications of this organ have not yet been located.
           
Sources:
     The Diapason (March 1966). Stoplist of Tellers Organ (1966). Courtesy Jonathan Bowen.
     Nelson, George. Organs in the United States and Canada Database. Seattle, Wash.

Illustration:
     Brooklyn Eagle, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection: 1951 exterior.