Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 5701, 1929)

Location:

Wright & Ferguson Mortuary
350 High Street
Jackson, MS 39201 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 32122

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Mortuaries, Funeral Homes, and Cemetery Chapels
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on March 06, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 7 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 7 stops. 17 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Built by M. P. Möller
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on March 06, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by M. P. Möller
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 17
  • 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: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on March 06, 2021.
Jim Stettner on February 09, 2021:

Information provided by Brett Whitman. -- The organ is for sale on www.govdeals.com . The bidding ended on February 12, 2021. Minimum bid was $1.00.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on February 09, 2021.

Database Manager on February 23, 2015:

Updated through online information from Zachary Ware. -- Wright & Ferguson closed this location Oct. 2014, the organ has been inoperable several years according to one employee. Organ was still intact as of Feb. 2015.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on February 09, 2021.

Database Manager on December 06, 2007:

Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Taken from still images from a video: Open In New Tab Originally published March 6, 2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on March 06, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Mortuary exterior: Photograph by Google Maps, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. October 2014

Console: Photograph by www.govdeals.com, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. February, 2021

Console: Great stopjamb: Photograph by Facility Janitor (video still extract), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. February, 2021

Console: Swell & Pedal stopjamb: Photograph by Facility Janitor (video still extract), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. February, 2021

Console: Expression, Crescendo, and Reversibles: Photograph by Facility janitor (video still extract), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. February, 2021

Console: combination action setter mechanism: Photograph by Facility janitor (video still extract), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. February, 2021

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Facility janitor (video still extract), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. February, 2021

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