Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 11536, 1981)

Location:

National City Christian Church
5 Thomas Circle NW
Washington, DC 20005 US
Rear Gallery
Organ ID: 23634

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Disciples of Christ / Christian Church
  • 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 16 ranks. 1,011 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 39 stops. 12 registers.
All:
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible 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: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 12
  • 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 without cover.
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 30, 2012:

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 March 05, 2011:

Pearl Neugent Nordan Gallery Organ. Mechanical renovations and addition of two Walker digital pedal stops in 2008 by Lawless & Associates Pipe Organ Company. Two-manual console can now play the front organ through blind pistons.

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

Database Manager on May 15, 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:
Antiphonal division added to Skinner Opus 824 (1930), previously enlarged by Möller as their Opus R-941.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Organ in gallery: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2011-01-02

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2012-11-18

Organ Case and Trompette en Chamade: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2012-11-18

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