Pipe Organ Database

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Unknown Builder

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 6745, 1939)

Location:

First Methodist Church
125 N Lakeview Avenue
Winter Garden, FL 34787 US
Organ ID: 33242

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on May 16, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Position: In side 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:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on May 16, 2022:

The organ started life as a 3-stop Moller Artiste; it was renovated and enlarged at some point by an unknown builder.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on May 16, 2022.

Roman Lizak on May 15, 2022:

Opus 6745 is a Möller Portable instrument and was contracted in 1939 at a cost of $1,400.

We received the most recent update for this note from Roman Lizak on May 15, 2022.

Database Manager on May 31, 2015:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- According to the church's website, the organ was removed in 2013 and donated to another Methodist church. The church now has a pipe/digital hybrid.(sources: http://www.fumcwg.org/history and http://www.centralmusic.biz/installations/ both accessed 5/24/2015)

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

Database Manager on February 05, 2013:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall.

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

Database Manager on February 28, 2008:

Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. Portable

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console February 7, 2013
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Stephen Hall. Taken on 2013-01-13

Stained Glass at the Rear of the Nave: Photograph by Stephen Hall. Taken on 2013-02-07

Chancel and organ screens: Photograph by Stephen Hall. Taken on 2013-02-07

Chancel: Photograph by Stephen Hall. Taken on 2013-02-07

Console: Photograph by Stephen Hall. Taken on 2013-02-07

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