M. P. Möller (Opus 11250, 1978)

Location:

Christ Congregational Church
9525 Colesville Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20901 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 29483

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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, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on August 09, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 28 ranks. 1,788 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 18 stops. 33 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 18
  • Registers: 33
  • 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 Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • 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.
Jeff Scofield on August 09, 2022:

Judging by Facebook photos, some or all of the Antiphonal was moved to the left side of the chancel; many additional drawknobs and stops/couplers on the coupler rail would indicate further tonal changes.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on August 09, 2022.

Database Manager on February 09, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff scofield. -- Incorporates existing Möller Opus 10674, relocated to the gallery as the antiphonal division.

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

Database Manager on October 06, 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:

Console and exposed pipes: Photograph by Moller promotional photo by Wm. E. Carnahan, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1978

Antiphonal exposed pipes: Photograph by Moller promotional photo by Wm. E. Carnahan, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1978

Church interior: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-12-24

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