Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 10568, 1969)

Originally Mathias P. Moller (Möller) Sr. ()

Location:

First Congregational UCC
724 East South River Road
Appleton, MN 54915 US
Organ ID: 39126

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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 Lise Schmidt on May 05, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 50 ranks. 7 divisions. 3 manuals. 39 stops. 59 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at floor level at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 59
  • 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: 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.
Lise Schmidt on May 05, 2020:

In 1961 the congregation joined the UCC. They moved into a new building in 1968. Möller installed a new organ reusing all least some of the pipework from the 1928 Möller.

We received the most recent update for this note from Lise Schmidt on May 05, 2020.

Database Manager on January 20, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on September 16, 2009:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Renovated, enlarged and console rebuilt by by Robert Sipe in 1994.

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:

Choir gallery and organ: Moller promotional photograph in the collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1969-06-01

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