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M. P. Möller (Opus 8286, 1951)

Location:

First/Wesley United Methodist
311 Market Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 35097

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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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 26 ranks. 1,744 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 35 stops. 23 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • Registers: 23
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 30, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Church renamed Wesley United Methodist Church on June 5, 1968; church website says an organ renovation program began May 27, 1986, at which time the Austin console was probably installed.

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

Database Manager on June 22, 2012:

Updated through online information from Scott Crowell. -- Organ rebuilt in 1986. Major work/repairs by Patrick Murphy in 2010.

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

Database Manager on April 06, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Cody Mead.

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

Database Manager on April 05, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Cody Mead. -- Heavily Altered. Austin Console.

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

Database Manager on May 28, 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 Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Chamber Grillework: Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1951-06-03

Chancel and Chamber Grillework: Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1951-06-03

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