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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 184, 1953)

Location:

Sacred Heart R.C. Cathedral
89 Ridge Street
Newark, NJ 07104 US
Organ ID: 19555

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 144 ranks. 8,916 pipes. 9 divisions. 4 manuals. 97 stops. 154 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 9
  • Stops: 97
  • Registers: 154
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 30, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from ERIC J GASTIER. -- ADDITIONS AND REVOICING BY SCHANTZ IN 1989-1990. THE ORGAN IS DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT THE ROOM AT TRIFORIUM LEVEL. THERE ARE TWIN 4 MANUAL CONSOLES. THIS IS SCHANTZ'S MAGNUM OPUS. [Ed. -- Some divisions have 73-note chests.]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 22, 2005:

Rebuilt with tonal alterations in 1989-1990

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> July 1952
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Schantz Promotional Photograph; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1955-11-19

Gallery Console: Schantz Promotional Photograph; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1955-11-19

Chancel Console: Schantz Promotional Photograph; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1955-11-19

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