The Community Church of Douglaston - Queens, NY
 
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The Community Church of Douglaston
(Reformed Church in America)

39-50 Douglaston Parkway
Douglaston (Queens), N.Y. 11363
http://communitychurchofdouglaston.org/

Organ Specifications:
III/31 Peragallo Pipe Organ Co., Op. 706 (2010)
III/31 Austin Organs Inc., Op. 1293-A (1968)
• II/8 Austin Organ Company, Op. 1293 (1925)


The Community Church of Douglaston began as a Sunday School in 1919. Two years later, in 1921, the society was organized as a congregation of the Reformed Church in America. The present Georgian-style building was opened in 1925.
         
  Peragallo Pipe Organ, Op. 706 (2010) in the Community Church of Douglaston - Queens, NY
   
  Peragallo Pipe Organ, Op. 706 (2010) in the Community Church of Douglaston - Queens, NY
Peragallo Pipe Organ Company
Paterson, N.J. – Opus 706 (2010)
Electro-pneumatic action
3 manuals, 90 stops, 31 ranks






In 2010, the Peragallo Pipe Organ Company rebuilt the 1968 Austin organ, adding many digital ranks and a movable three-manual drawknob console. The instrument is known as the Ralph and Alice Greenlaw Memorial Organ, and the Gallery Organ was given in memory of Meena Kitson.
               
Great Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes
16
  Violone  
2
  Fifteenth
61
8
  Principal
61
2
  Spill Flute  
8
  Gambe  
1 3/5
  Tierce  
8
  Harmonic Flute       Fourniture IV ranks
244
8
  Chimney Flute
SW
8
  Harmonic Trumpet  
8
  Viole de Gambe
SW
    Tremolo  
8
  Dolce [enc. in SW]
73
8
  Festival Trumpet  
8
  Dolce Celeste [enc. in SW]       Flemish Bells
CH
4
  Octave
61
    Great Sub  
4
  Traverse Flute       Great Unison Off  
4
  Koppel Flute
SW
    Great Super  
2 2/3
  Nasard       Cymbelstern  
 
             
Swell Organ (Manual III) – 61 notes, enclosed
16
  Bourdon       Plein Jeu IV ranks  
8
  Singend Principal  
16
  Basson  
8
  Orchestral Flute  
8
  Trumpet
73
8
  Chimney Flute
73
8
  Oboe  
8
  Viole de Gambe
73
8
  Vox Humana  
8
  Viole Celeste [TC]
61
4
  Clarion  
4
  Spitz Principal
73
    Tremolo  
4
  Koppel Flute
85
8
  Festival Trumpet  
2 2/3
  Nasat       Swell Sub  
2
  Octavin [ext.]
    Swell Unison Off  
    Sesquialtera II ranks
122
    Swell Super  
               
Choir Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed
16
  Gedackt Pommer  
16
  Basset Horn  
8
  English Open Diapason  
8
  Tuba  
8
  Nason Gedackt
61
8
  Krummhorn
61
8
  Viola Pomposa  
8
  English Horn  
8
  Viola Celeste  
4
  Schalmey [old SW Regal?]
61?
8
  Erzähler
61
    Tremolo  
8
  Erzähler Celeste [TC]
49
    Chimes  
4
  Principal       Harp  
4
  Nachthorn
61
    Celesta  
2
  Fifteenth  
8
  Festival Trumpet  
2
  Block Flute
61
    Choir Sub  
1 1/3
  Larigot
61
    Choir Unison Off  
    Cymbel III ranks       Choir Super  
               
Gallery Organ (floating) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Principal       Fourniture III ranks  
8
  Bourdon  
8
  Festival Trumpet  
8
  Flauto Dolce Celeste II ranks  
8
  Clarinet  
4
  Octave       Tremolo  
4
  Flute       Chimes  
2
  Octavin          
               
Pedal Organ – 32 notes
32
  Contre Violone  
32
  Contre Posaune  
32
  Contre Bourdon  
16
  Posaune  
16
  Principal  
16
  Contre Trumpet [ext. SW]
12
16
  Violone  
16
  Bassoon  
16
  Sub Bass  
8
  Trumpet  
16
  Bourdon [ext. SW]
12
8
  Oboe
SW
16
  Gedackt Pommer [ext. CH]
12
4
  Krummhorn
CH
16
  Dolce Bass [ext. SW]
12
8
  Festival Trumpet  
8
  Octave          
8
  Gambe       Gallery Pedal  
8
  Bourdon  
16
  Bourdon  
8
  Gedackt  
8
  Bourdon  
4
  Fifteenth  
4
  Shawm  
4
  Open Flute
32
    Chimes  
    Fourniture II ranks
64
       
               
Couplers

    Great to Pedal 8', 4'   Swell to Choir 16', 8', 4'
    Swell to Pedal 8', 4'   Great to Choir 8'
    Choir to Pedal 8', 4'   Gallery to Choir 8'
    Gallery to Pedal 8'   Choir to Swell 8'
    Swell to Great 16', 8', 4'   Gallery to Swell 8'
    Choir to Great 16', 8', 4'   Pedal to Great 8'
    Gallery to Great 8'    
               
Adjustable Combinations (300 memory levels)

   
Swell Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4-5-6 (thumb)
Great Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4-5-6 (thumb)
Choir Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4-5-6 (thumb)
Gallery Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4 (thumb)
Pedal Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4-5-6 (thumb; 1-5 duplicated by toe)
Full Organ Pistons 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14 (thumb; 1-12 dup. by toe)
  General Cancel (thumb)
  Set (thumb)
               
Reversibles

    Great to Pedal (thumb & toe)   Sforzando (thumb & toe)
    Swell to Pedal (thumb & toe)   Contre Bourdon 32' (toe)
    Choir to Pedal (thumb & toe)   Contre Violone 32' (toe)
    Swell MIDI 1 (thumb, lighted)   Posaune 16' (toe)
    Swell MIDI 2 (thumb, lighted)   Festival Trumpet 8' (toe)
    Great MIDI 1 (thumb, lighted)   Cymbelstern (keycheek & toe)
    Great MIDI 2 (thumb, lighted)   Great Off Crescendo (keycheek)
    Choir MIDI 1 (thumb, lighted)   Pedal On Manual Pistons (keycheek)
    Choir MIDI 2 (thumb, lighted)   Manual Transfer (keycheek)
    Pedal MIDI 1 (thumb, lighted)   All Swells to Swell (keycheek)
    Pedal MIDI 2 (thumb, lighted)    
               
Accessories

    Balanced Swell Pedal with bar graph ind.   Piston Sequencer
    Balanced Choir Pedal with bar graph ind.   Next Piston (thumb & toe)
    Balanced Gallery Pedal with bar graph ind.   Previous Piston (thumb)
    Programable Crescendo Pedal w/ bar graph ind.   Memory Up (thumb)
    Sforzando indicator   Memory Down (thumb)
    MIDI In / Out / Thru   Transposer
    Playback & Record    
         
Austin Organs, Inc.
Hartford, Conn. – Opus 1293-A (1968)
Electro-pneumatic action
3 manuals, 37 stops, 31 ranks
               
Great Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes
8
  Principal
61
4
  Koppelflöte
SW
8
  Viola
SW
2
  Super Octave
61
8
  Rohrgedeckt
SW
    Mixture IV ranks
244
8
  Dolce
SW
    Bells  
4
  Octave
61
       
 
             
Swell Organ (Manual III) – 61 notes, enclosed

8
  Rohrgedeckt
73
2 2/3
  Sesquialtera II ranks
122
8
  Viola
73
2
  Koppelflöte [ext.]
8
  Voix Celeste [TC]
61
8
  Trumpet
73
8
  Dolce
73
4
  Regal
61
4
  Spitz Principal
73
    Tremulant  
4
  Koppelflöte [unit]
85
       
               
Choir Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed

8
  Nason Flute
61
1 1/3
  Larigot
61
8
  Erzähler
61
    Cymbel III ranks
183
8
  Erzähler Celeste [TC]
49
8
  Krummhorn
61
4
  Nachthorn
61
    Tremulant  
2
  Octavin
61
    Harp  
               
Pedal Organ – 32 notes

16
  Bourdon [ext. CH]
12
4
  Principal
16
  Gedeckt [ext. SW]
12
4
  Nachthorn
32
16
  Dolce [ext. SW]
12
    Mixture II ranks
64
8
  Principal [unit]
44
16
  Trumpet [ext. SW]
12
8
  Viola
SW
4
  Krummhorn
CH
8
  Gedeckt
SW
       
         
Austin Organ Company
Hartford, Conn. – Opus 1293 (1925)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 14 stops, 8 ranks


Specifications for this organ have not yet been located.
           
Sources:
     The Community Church of Douglaston web site: http://communitychurchofdouglaston.org/
     Corwin, Charles E. A Manual of the Reformed Church in America, 1628–1922 (5th ed.). New York: Board of Publication and Bible-School Work of the Reformed Church in America, 1922.
     Gasero, Russell, ed. Historical Directory of the Reformed Church in America, 1628–1992. New Brunswick: 2000.
     Peragallo Pipe Organ Company web site: http://www.peragallo.com/

Illustrations:
     The Community Church of Douglaston. Exterior; Peragallo Pipe Organ, Op. 706 (2010).