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M. P. Möller (Opus 6500, 1937)

Location:

Johnson Memorial Methodist Church
315 Tenth St.
Huntington, WV 25701 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 32997

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Status and Condition:

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

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 25 ranks. 2,923 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 23 stops. 35 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by M. P. Möller
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 23
  • Registers: 35
  • 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 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 Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on February 22, 2021.
Database Manager on March 06, 2015:

Updated through online information from Nicholas Stackpole. -- The organ is in great condition, and is in regular use. It is used weekly for services, and often for concerts.

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

Database Manager on March 05, 2015:

Updated through online information from Nicholas Stackpole.

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

Database Manager on February 17, 2015:

Updated through online information from Nicholas Stackpole. -- The organ is used weekly for services, and used at other times for concerts. The organ is in great condition, and is tuned a couple times a year.

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

Database Manager on December 08, 2013:

Renovation, tonal changes in 1985 by Peebles-Herzog, along with a new Schantz console; further renovation and tonal changes in 2012 by Peebles-Herzog.

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

Database Manager on February 21, 2008:

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.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on February 22, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Nicholas Stackpole, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2012

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2018-02-18

Organ chamber grille: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2013-01-16

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