Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1911, 1948)

Location:

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral
151 North Warren Street
Trenton, NJ 8608 US
Organ ID: 46245

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 42 ranks. 2,613 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops. 43 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 38
  • Registers: 43
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 13, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The cathedral and rectory were destroyed by an arson fire on March 14, 1956; the rector and two housekeepers were killed.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on June 22, 2022.

Database Manager on February 17, 2010:

Identified by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Write-up from THE DIAPASON March 1948: Open In New Tab Stoplist and commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on June 22, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Drawing of cathedral at opening: Photograph from an archival source: Library of Congress, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. ca. 1871

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