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M. P. Möller (Opus M-9879, 1956)

Location:

Eighth Church of Christ, Scientist
20011 Grand River Ave.
Detroit, MI 48219 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 38980

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on June 17, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 17, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Registers: 38
  • 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 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 June 17, 2019.
Database Manager on June 18, 2019:

The church building now belongs to Pure Word Missionary Baptist Church.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 18, 2019.

Database Manager on February 04, 2009:

Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Console-only job for existing three-manual Hall organ.

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 drawknob production order, 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 1956-07-16
We received the most recent update for this document from Roman Lizak on June 14, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console: Möller Promotional Photograph; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1958-03-21

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