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M. P. Möller (Opus 11699, 1985)

Location:

First Baptist Church
1 Virginia Street
Bristol, VA 24201 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 27696

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist 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: EP pitman
  • 35 ranks. 2,137 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 44 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 44
  • 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 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 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 February 27, 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 June 08, 2009:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Console installed by Möller as Op. M-8675 in 1954 on an organ of unknown provenance; Choir division installed by Möller as Op. M-8593 in 1976; Op. 11699 added a new Great and Swell, and retained, re-engineered and relocated the Choir division and rebuilt the existing console.

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

Database Manager on August 28, 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 copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-06-03

Sanctuary interior from rear gallery: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-06-03

Sanctuary interior, angle view: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-06-03

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-06-03

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