Pipe Organ Database

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John Shaw (2008)

Originally Hope-Jones Organ Co. (1908)

Location:

Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association
21 Pilgrim Pathway
Ocean Grove, NJ 07756 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 49691

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Nondenominational Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from YouFoundSharpe on August 04, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 207 ranks. 12,200 pipes. 10 divisions. 5 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 5
  • Divisions: 10
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys on angled jambs.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • 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
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on February 18, 2021:

When build in 1908, the auditorium sat 10,000; it now seats 6,000; the Echo/Gallery organ is 300 feet (91m) from the front organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on February 18, 2021.

Database Manager on May 10, 2012:

Latest in a series of rebuilds and additions to this landmark organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Courtesy of the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on February 18, 2021.
Ocean Grove Organ Specification: Open In New Tab Stoplist and photos
Document created on 2019-04-30
We received the most recent update for this document from Jim Stettner on August 14, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Antiphonal in Rear Gallery: Photograph by Julien Girard. Taken on 2009-08-01

Console and Façade Pipes: Photograph by Julien Girard. Taken on 2009-08-01

Auditorium interior to front and organ: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-20

Auditorium interior to rear and Echo/Gallery Organ: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-20

Console and organ case: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-20

Console: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-20

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-20

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-20

Echo/Gallery Organ: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-20

Auditorium exterior: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-20

Auditorium interior, stage, console an organ: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-20

Auditorium interior, stage, console an organ: Photograph by Joseph Routon, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-08-15

Console and façade pipes: Photograph by Joseph Routon, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-08-15

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