OHS Database ID 9015.
Renovation, restoration, or revision is in progress.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 22, 2018.
Slider chests. EP sliders. Electric key action. Electric stop action.
Three manuals. 4 divisions. 40 stops. 47 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 25 notes.
The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.
Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.
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|Facade and case, ca. 2010. Photograph by JP Meyer|
|Console and Pedalboard, ca. 2010. Photograph by JP Meyer|
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Saint Matthew's Lutheran Church, Philadelphia c. 1890 Wm. King/1964 Mudler-Hunter (Stoplist SchnuteDB 1997; T 9:2:5) GREAT 16' Contra Villa 8' Principal 8' Melodia 8' Dolce 4' Octave 4' Harmonic Flute II Grave Mixture III Scharf 8' Trumpet SWELL 8' Violin Diapason 8' Stopped Diapason 8' Salicional 8' Celeste 4' Principal 4' Flauto Traverso 2' Octavin 1-1/3' Larigot 1' Sifflute 16' Fagotto 8' Trompette 4' Schalmei CHOIR 8' Clarabella 8' Keraulophon 4' Fugara 4' Flute d'Amour 2' Gemshorn II Sesquialtera 8' Clarinet ECHO 8' Viole 8' Viole Celeste 8' Vox Humana PEDAL 32' Resultant 16' Open Diapason 16' Violene 16' Bourdon 8' Diapason 8' Bass Flute 5-1/3 Quinte III Mixture 16' Fagotto 8' Cornopean Restored 1964 by Mudler-Hunter Co of Philadelphia. "The final result is an organ with brilliance, clarity, and a stirring ensemble, together with ample soft stops and solo stops". This must have been something of a landmark in the history organ recycling. "Many potentially fine organs can be revitalized in this way by using the best of the old pipe work, replacing useless ranks with new ranks and employing lots of imagination. The cost is far less than the cost of a new organ, and in the present case was less than the cost of the usually recommended make of electronic substitute." /ds/