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Walker Technical (2007)

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 6679, 1940)

Location:

United States Naval Academy
121 Blake Road
Annapolis, MD 21402 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 32289

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 268 ranks. 12 divisions. 5 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman 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: 5
  • Divisions: 12
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 13, 2016:

Updated through online information from Jerome Foster.

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

Database Manager on June 13, 2009:

Updated through online information from Paul Marchesano. -- The organ is located in chambers to the left and right of the sanctuary area, behind a speaking facade. The Positiv division in located on two exposed chests on each side wall of the sanctuary area. There is exposed pipework mounted on the rear wall of the chapel, above a gallery, including a horizontal trumpet , "Cor de la Mer", and pipework located in a chamber at the (north) rear. The digital additions have placed speakers in chambers and in both the front and rear of the room.

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

Database Manager on December 14, 2007:

Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Original organ by Moller (1940), additions by Möller and others from 1946 onward. This is the most recent change (new console and digital voice additions in 2007). Organ is in regular use for chapel services and concerts (2007).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
https://www.usna.edu/Music/organ/organspecs.php: Open In New Tab Stoplist is available from the Academy website in PDF format.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from YouFoundSharpe on July 03, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Samuel Metzger, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-07-14

Organ case: Photograph by Samuel Metzger, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-01-16

Chapel interior, chancel and organ cases: Photograph by Samuel Metzger, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-07-14

Chapel interior to rear, Antiphonal and en-Chamade: Photograph by Samuel Metzger, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-07-14

Console: Photograph by Joseph Routon, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-04-23

Gallery organ, console and en-chamade: Photograph by Annapolis Chapter AGO, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 0019-05-04

Console: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-12

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-12

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-12

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