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M. P. Möller (Opus 9874, 1964)

Location:

St. John's Lutheran Church
1617 East Emerson Street
Bloomington, IL 61701 US
Organ ID: 38297

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 17 ranks. 998 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 10 stops. 21 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 10
  • Registers: 21
  • 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 without cover.
  • 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 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 February 07, 2014:

Updated through online information from Rodney J. Weed. -- This organ was sold and relocated to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Green Bay, Wisconsin. After rebuilding, and enlarging by Berghaus Organ Company, it was installed in 2005 in St. Paul's church in Green Bay.

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

Database Manager on May 10, 2013:

Updated through online information from Scott Crowell. -- Replaced by 3-manual, 46-rank Berghaus organ in 2005 with French-style console.

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. Renovated in 1993, perhaps enlarged to 19 ranks, 14 stops. Offered for sale on churchorgantrader.com in July of 2004, for removal by January 1, 2005. Offered for sale in The American Organist, September 2004.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from the factory specifications via the OHS Archives
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Factory Documentation : Open In New Tab Factory Documentation courtesy of the OHS Archive
Document created on 1963-06-17
We received the most recent update for this document from Roman Lizak on June 15, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Balcony and Pipe Display: Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1964-05-01

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