The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: Hubert T. Parson "Shadow Lawn" / Monmouth University
West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764

OHS Database ID 9847.


This organ received OHS Citation number 322, 2004-10-26.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 31, 2017.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 74 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Status Note: There 2003 (OHS PC Database. 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. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • 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 (Database Manager. May 11, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. October 19, 2008)
  • Updated by George Worthington, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. December 31, 2017)

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Console. Photograph by Cardoni (2017)

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