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M. P. Möller (Opus 6679, 1939)

Location:

United States Naval Academy
121 Blake Road
Annapolis, MD 21402 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 32288

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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)
  • 29 ranks. 1,735 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 29 stops. 33 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: 29
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • 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 Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible 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 24, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- 9-rank Antiphonal and Pedal installed in 1942, the first of many additions; a large new 4-manual console was added by Möller in the 1950's that had over half of its drawknobs blank.

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

Database Manager on February 10, 2009:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- New four-manual console added by Möller in mid 1950s; rebuilt and enlarged in 1980 to 4/108 as Möller Op. R-116; greatly enlarged ca. 2007 with many digital voices and a 522-stop Colby console.

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

Database Manager on December 14, 2007:

Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ continued to be enlarged by Möller and others after World War II; most recent change is new five-manual console by R.A. Colby and digital voices added by Walker Technical (2007)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from the factory specifications via the OHS Archives
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Möller Promotional Photograph; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1939-10-01

Console: Möller Promotional Photograph; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1939-10-01

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