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M. P. Möller (Opus 11540, 1981)

Location:

Holy Communion Episcopal Church
218 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403 US
Organ ID: 27842

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 21 ranks. 1,157 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 18 stops. 22 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 18
  • Registers: 22
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe 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 November 17, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Church and organ badly damaged by Hurricane Hugo in 1989; rebuilt by Möller with a new console.

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

Database Manager on August 30, 2007:

Identified by Jeff Scofield through information in Möller factory documents.

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

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-04-20

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-04-20

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-04-20

Chambers and stenciled facade pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-04-20

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