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M. P. Möller (Opus M-13101, 1961)

Originally Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 320, 1920)

Location:

Grace Episcopal Church
Philadelphia: Mount Airy, PA US
Organ ID: 22582

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 13, 2016:

Updated through online information from Jonathan M. Bowen.
This organ is NOT dispersed or parted out. The Moller rebuild was for a new console only. The Skinner organ is tonally intact. the organ is now played from the console of opus 410. (St.Paul's Episcopal Church, Petersburg, VA.) The church is now called Grace-Epiphany.

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

Database Manager on April 17, 2015:

Updated through online information from Jonathan M. Bowen. -- This work was for a new console only. No tonal changes were made. In 2005 the Moller console was replaced with E.M. Skinner's opus 410 console.

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

Database Manager on January 04, 2006:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
New console for E. M. Skinner Opus 320 (1920).

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

Instrument Images:

Organ in room: Photograph by Playing and Preserving, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. 2019

Chamber grille: Photograph by Playing and Preserving, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. 2019

Room: Photograph by Playing and Preserving, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. 2019

Room: Photograph by Playing and Preserving, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. 2019

Building: Photograph by Playing and Preserving, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. 2019

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