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M. P. Möller (Opus 10551, 1969)

Location:

Abington Presbyterian Church
1082 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 39110

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • 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)
  • 54 ranks. 3,169 pipes. 6 divisions. 3 manuals. 58 stops. 42 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 58
  • Registers: 42
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Paul R. Marchesano on November 06, 2021:

The organ of Abington Presbyterian Church was built by the M. P. Möller Organ Company of Hagerstown, Maryland (opus 10551) and installed in the fall of 1969. The distinguished American organist, Robert Elmore, played the dedicatory recital on 9 November. The instrument contains six divisions and 58 ranks of pipes. -- from history of the instrument prior to the renovation and expansion was composed in 1996 by former organist Leander Chapin “Biff” Claflin

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on November 06, 2021.

Database Manager on December 26, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on September 15, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Organ rebuilt and console renovated in 1996 by Advanced Design Pipe Organs.

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

Database Manager on February 11, 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 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 Pipe Displays: Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1969-03-21

Antiphonal Pipe Display: Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1969-03-21

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