Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 9824, 1963)

Location:

Boston Square Christian Reformed Church
1803 Kalamazoo Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 38254

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Builder's Shops: Storage, display, etc.
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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
  • 19 ranks. 1,096 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 24 stops. 35 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center 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: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 35
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 25, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Chad Boorsma. -- The Great division is exposed at the front of the chamber. The Swell is under expression behind the Great. The organ's chimes were given in memory of Mr. Gerard Mesman and his son, Craig. The manuals have tracker touch.

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

Database Manager on December 18, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on January 05, 2009:

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 taken from the console (December 23, 2009)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Pipe Display: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-12-23

Sanctuary and Chancel: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-12-23

Pipe Display: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-12-23

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-12-23

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-12-23

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2009-12-23

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