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M. P. Möller (Opus 9481, 1963)

Exhibited in the 1998 OHS convention(s)

Location:

United States Air Force Academy
2306 Sijan Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80840 US
Lady of the Skies Catholic Chapel [now Cadet Chapel]
Organ ID: 10982

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on March 29, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 36 ranks. 1,914 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 28 stops. 29 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 28
  • Registers: 29
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 22, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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 2004.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Diapason</i> June 1960
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Factory Documentation : Open In New Tab Factory Documentation courtesy of the OHS Archive
Document created on 1960-02-25
We received the most recent update for this document from Roman Lizak on June 17, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Great pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-12-28

Great/Positiv pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-12-28

Great/Pedal pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-12-28

Swell pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-12-28

Console and Pipe Display: Möller Promotional Photograph; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1963-05-04

Chapel interior and stained glass windows: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-12-28

Organ in gallery and exposed pipework: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-12-28

Console: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-12-28

Chapel interior to front: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-12-28

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