Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (1951)

Location:

Westminster Congregational Church UCC
411 S. Washington Street
Spokane, WA 99204 US
Organ ID: 25088

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on July 15, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 32 ranks. 2,016 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 35 stops. 27 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 24, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • Registers: 27
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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 flat 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 24, 2019.
Database Manager on July 24, 2019:

Updated by Sean Haley, who maintains the organ.

In the late 1980\'s the organ\'s electrical system was modernized. The pneumatic relays were removed and made solid state. The console was also updated with new electric stop actions and a multi-level combination action.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 25, 2019.

Database Manager on August 28, 2014:

Updated through online information from Kent Brocklebank. -- Organ is in reasonably good condition. The instrument is used but not on a regular Sunday basis

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

Database Manager on February 01, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is installed in 3, side-by-side chambers across the front of the room. The Swell and Pedal 16-8-4 Bombarde unit are in the left chamber. The Choir and Pedal 16-8-4 Bourdon unit are in the center chamber. And the Great and Pedal 16' Contre Basse & 8' Octave/4' Super Octave unit are in the right chamber.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Taken from console December 13, 1991
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on November 05, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Console: Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1951-03-21

Console: Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1951-03-21

Chancel, organ chambers: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-04-09

Church interior to rear: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-12-31

Church exterior: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-08

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