Pipe Organ Database

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A. J. Schantz, Sons & Co. (1921)

Location:

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
206 Cherry Rd. NE
Massillon, OH 44646 US
Organ ID: 48397

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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)
  • 56 ranks. 3,742 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 54 stops. 67 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery 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: 6
  • Stops: 54
  • Registers: 67
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 22, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Schantz added a new drawknob console in 1954; organ rebuilt with tonal changes in 1989 by Tim Hemry.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Diapason</i> March 1920
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Write-up from THE DIAPASON March 1920: Open In New Tab Stoplist and commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on July 05, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: St Mary's archives, submitted by Jeremiah Jones. Taken approx. 2020

Church interior to rear and organ: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-12-24

Church interior to front: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-06-08

Church exterior: Photograph by Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-08-20

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