Pipe Organ Database

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David M. Storey (1990)

Originally E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings (Opus 702, 1873)

Location:

St. Paul's Moravian Church
8505 Heathermore Blvd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 US
Organ ID: 14925

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Moravian Churches / Unity of the Brethren
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 Database Manager on October 15, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 13 ranks. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops. 19 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on October 15, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 19
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on October 15, 2019.
Database Manager on November 17, 2018:

Updated by David storey. -- Re: the comments above, the organ was removed from the Washington DC church by Raymond Brunner and David Storey. It is presently located in St. Paul Moravian Church in Upper Marlboror, MD. There were never tonal changes performed by Jim Baird. The actual pitch of this cone tuned organ is 450.4hz. All original pipes are extant. A new windchest was provided to hold additional manual stops.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 15, 2019.

Database Manager on March 09, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Carl Schwartz. -- Organ is being enlarged prior to Convention. New stoplist will appear in 2011 Atlas.

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

Database Manager on September 08, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from Adam Graham. -- Tuned above a440.

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

Database Manager on June 22, 2005:

Some tonal changes by Jim Baird. See stop list.

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

Database Manager on February 28, 2005:

From Carl Schwatrz: Relocated from Trinity Boston to a Washington D.C. area church at an unknown time and rescued by Hilbus Chapter OHS. Presently located at St. Paul Moravian Church, Upper Marlboro, Maryland where it gives an excellent account of itself

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 15, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

From console by David Storey: Open In New Tab Originally published Sept 2,2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on September 03, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-11-15

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