Steiner-Murphy Organ Co. (2005)

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 7065, 1943)

Location:

Saints Peter & Paul (Roman Catholic) Church
1210 S Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601 US
Organ ID: 68327

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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 May 11, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 32 ranks. 2,625 pipes.
Paul R. Marchesano on May 11, 2021:

A Short History of the Organ in SS. Peter & Paul Church (From Information provided by Mark Steiner, organ builder)

"The Pipe organ now located in the new Saints Peter and Paul Church in Easton, Maryland, was originally built by the M.P. Moller Company in Hagerstown, Maryland in 1942 [sic], for the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. When the seminary purchased a new organ in 1980, the Moller was purchased and installed in the gallery of Saints Peter and Paul Church at it previous location on Goldsborough Street in Easton. With the anticipation of the completion of the building of the new church, Mark Steiner of Steiner-Murphy Organ Company was contracted to rebuild the M.P. Moller organ. The organ was placed in storage in the Steiner-Murphy Organ Company shop in May of 2001 until final plans were compelted for the new church. Installation in the new church began in October of 2005 and final tuning and voicing were completed in February of 2006.

The completed organ contains 2625 pipes, 32 stops located in the organ loft over the entranceway and the Nave organ in the transept. Except for 3 electronic extension stops added to compelte the design of the organ and to allow flexible use of some of the Pedal stops, the organ is derived from wind-blown pipes. Several stops were added to enhance the tonal possibilities in the new, larger church, but all of the original 1942 [sic] pipes were cleaned and repaired in the rebuilding process."

Mark Steiner performed for the organ dedication concert.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on May 11, 2021.

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