Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church - New York City (Photo: Steven E. Lawson)
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Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church

332 East 20th Street
New York, N.Y. 10003


Organ Specifications:
332 East 20th Street (since 1911):
Present building (since 1964):
II/13 M.P. Möller, Op. 10042 (1965)
First building (1911-1964):
• II/ Midmer-Losh Organ Company (1926)
• unknown
288 East 10th Street (until 1911):
• unknown



Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church has been at its present location since 1911, having moved from 288 East 10th Street. The red brick building with its slender steeple was designed by Hyland Dinion and opened in 1964. An earlier building on this site was previously occupied by Colgate Memorial Baptist and St. George Ukranian Catholic Church.
               
  M. P. Möller Organ, Op. 10042 (1965) at Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church - New York City (Photo: Steven E. Lawson)
M. P. Möller, Inc.
Hagerstown, Md. – Opus 10042 (1965)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 33 registers, 21 stops, 13 ranks



The M. P. Möller organ, installed in the gallery of Holy Trinity Slovak Church, benefits from having two separate swell enclosures. Exposed pipes from the Great and Pedal frame the stained glass window.
               
Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, partially enclosed
8
  Principal *
61
2
  Super Octave [ext. Octave]
12
8
  Gemshorn *
61
    Fourniture II-IV ranks
?
8
  Gemshorn Celeste [TC] *
49
    Tremolo  
4
  Octave
61
   
Great 4'
 

     

 
* enclosed
Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes, enclosed
16
  Rohrbass [unit]
85
2
  Blockflöte
61
8
  Rohrflöte
1 1/3
  Larigot [ext. Blockflöte]
7
4
  Prestant
61
8
  Trompette
61
4
  Rohrflöte
    Tremolo  
               
Pedal Organ – 32 notes
16
  Subbass [unit]
56
4
  Flute [ext.]
16
  Rohrbass
SW
16
  Double Trompette [ext. SW]
12
8
  Bass Flute [ext.]
8
  Trompette
SW
8
  Rohrflöte
SW
4
  Clarion
SW
               
Couplers
    Great to Pedal 8', 4'   Swell to Great 16', 8', 4'
    Swell to Pedal 8', 4'    
               
Adjustable Combinations
   
Swell Organ Pistons 1-2-3 (thumb)
Great Organ Pistons 1-2-3 (thumb)
Pedal Organ Pistons 1-2-3 (thumb)
Full Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4-5-6 (thumb)
  General Cancel (thumb)
  Set (thumb)
               
Reversibles
    Swell to Pedal (thumb & toe)      
    Great to Pedal (thumb & toe)      
    Sforzando (thumb & toe)      
               
Expression
    Balanced Great Pedal      
    Balanced Swell Pedal      
    Crescendo Pedal      
               
   
M. P. Möller Organ, Op. 10042 (1965) at Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church - New York City (Photo: Steven E. Lawson)   Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church - New York City (Photo: Steven E. Lawson)
               
Organ in previous building:

Midmer-Losh Organ Company
Merrick, L.I. (1926)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals


Specifications for this organ have not yet been located.
               
Sources:
     Dunlap, David W. From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship. New York: Columbia University Press, 2004.
     Nelson, George. Organs of the United States and Canada Database. Seattle, Wash.

Illustrations:
     Steven E. Lawson