Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 11801, 1990)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
111 E. Michigan Ave.
Battle Creek, MI 49014 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 27588

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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: Slider with direct-electric pallets (internal)
  • 27 ranks. 1,516 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 21 stops. 29 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with direct-electric pallets (internal) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by M. P. Möller
  • Slider Motors: Solenoids.
We received the most recent update for this division from Roman Lizak on November 03, 2021.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 21
  • Registers: 29
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 03, 2011:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on August 21, 2010:

Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- The console has walnut drawknobs and maple rocking tablets.

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

Database Manager on September 05, 2007:

Updated through online information from Trevor Dodd.

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

Database Manager on August 25, 2007:

Identified by Jeff Scofield through information in Möller factory documents.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Factory Drawings: Open In New Tab Factory drawings courtesy of the OHS Archive
Document created on 1990-06-05
We received the most recent update for this document from Roman Lizak on November 04, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Console and Sanctuary Interior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Sanctuary, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Stained Glass Window: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

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