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Muller Pipe Organ Company (2005)

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 11810, 1991)

Location:

First (Park) Congregational Church
10 E. Park Place NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 US
Organ ID: 23919

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 80 ranks. 4,600 pipes. 7 divisions. 4 manuals. 64 stops. 90 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 64
  • Registers: 90
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital 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 Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 29, 2009:

Updated through online information from James R. Metzler.

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

Database Manager on August 27, 2009:

Updated through online information from James R. Metzler.

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

Database Manager on September 05, 2006:

Identified through online information from James R. Metzler.

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

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-02-10

Chancel and Great Pipe Displays: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Great Pipe Facade and Display (Right Side): Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Great Pipe Facade and Display (Left Side): Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Nameplate: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Choir Pipework: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Swell Pipework: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Antiphonal Organ Cases: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Gallery Window (Tiffany Stained Glass): Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Antiphonal Organ Cases and Solo Chamber Grille in Ceiling: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

Blower from 1929 Skinner Installation: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-04-07

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