Pipe Organ Database

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The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1677, 1927)

Location:

Residence: Hubert T. Parson "Shadow Lawn" / Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ 07764 US
Organ ID: 9847

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 74 ranks. 4 manuals.
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: 4
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on December 31, 2017:

Updated by George Worthington, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on October 19, 2008:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on May 11, 2007:

Updated through online information from Brendan Moore. -- The instrument is believed to have all ranks, however, the pipework condition is poor. The console is an original 4 manual Aeolian tab console

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2003

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Contract in 1928. Built for Hubert Parson. 3rd Aeolian for Hubert Parson. Original contract was for 3m.; contract altered to 4 m. (Also: 1915, at 1071 Fifth Ave, NYC, cost $23,850, Op. 1324; 1924 Shadow Lawn, West Long Branch, NJ, cost $32,800, Op. 1530 - burned 7 Jan 1927; 1928, at 72 Avenue Foch, Paris, France, cost $27,820 with concertola roll changer, Op. 1687.) Shadow Lawn served as a private girls school, then was acquired by Monmouth College (now University) in 1956.

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

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Cardoni (2017).

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