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Schoenstein & Co. (1990)

Originally Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2199, 1955)

Location:

St. Patrick's Seminary
320 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025 US
Organ ID: 13856

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Seminaries
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on September 12, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 20 ranks. 1,308 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 36 stops. 51 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Schoenstein & Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 36
  • Registers: 51
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Paul R. Marchesano on September 12, 2022.
Paul R. Marchesano on September 12, 2022:

Moved to this location in 1990 by Schoenstein & Co., with minor tonal additions/alterations. Austin lists this opus in this location. Unknown where it was moved from.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on September 12, 2022.

Database Manager on January 08, 2005:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 31, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Schoenstein "Preliminary Stop List": Open In New Tab Originally published January 17, 1990
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on September 12, 2022.
Stop List: Open In New Tab Stop List for Austin Organ No. 2199 (1955) Moved to St. Patrick's Seminary, Menlo Park, California
Document created on 1990-01-17
We received the most recent update for this document from Jennifer Donelson on September 12, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Main Chapel with organ on rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano.

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