M. P. Möller (Opus 10175, 1966)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
150 East Palisade Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 36589

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • 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
  • 66 ranks. 4,048 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 50 stops. 70 registers.
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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 50
  • Registers: 70
  • 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 meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 03, 2019:

On March 22, 2016, a electrical fire that began in the balcony destroyed the organ and sanctuary.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 04, 2019.

Database Manager on June 08, 2014:

Updated through online information from David Macfarlane. -- The 4 manual Moller console was rebuilt and reused by Letourneau. The Moller incorporated 2 stops from the previous organ: the 16' Open diapason (wood) which was stoppered and used at 32' pitch, and the 32' Contra Fagotto.

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

Database Manager on April 28, 2013:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Renovated by Orgues Letourneau in 2011, with tonal changes and a new 3-manual console.

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

Database Manager on December 13, 2010:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on September 02, 2008:

Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ in regular use for services and concerts (church web site, accessed September, 2008)

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 showing Hook Cases with Moller Dummy Pipes (2001): Photograph from the Church Archives; image courtesy of David Macfarlane.

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