Patrick J. Murphy & Associates Organbuilders (2018)

Originally Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 1763, 1983)

Location:

St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Cathedral
32 Elm Avenue
Metuchen, NJ 08840 US
Organ ID: 66983

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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 Paul R. Marchesano on December 15, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • 36 ranks. 2,270 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 30 stops. 60 registers.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 30
  • Registers: 60
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on July 20, 2021.
From the builder's specification: Open In New Tab Originally published 2018
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on December 15, 2020.
Organ Specifications: Open In New Tab Organ specification supplied by the builder
Document created on 2018-01-01
We received the most recent update for this document from Paul R. Marchesano on December 15, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Nave to rear and organ: Photograph by Thomas DeLessio, via Cathedral Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-19

Cathedral interior to front: Photograph by Wikipedia. Taken on 2014-09-12

Chancel and chancel organ: Photograph by Bradleen Pinlac Benwell, via Cathedral Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-06-13

Console: Photograph by Thomas DeLessio, via Cathedral Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-19

Cathedral exterior: Photograph by Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-09-12

Stained-glass window: Photograph by Jerry Renwell, via Cathedral Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-09-07

Pipe Displays: Photograph by Cathedral website, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2018

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