Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 10590, 1970)

Location:

River Road Baptist Church
8000 River Road
Richmond, VA 23229 US
Organ ID: 39146

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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
  • 63 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 46 stops. 64 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 46
  • Registers: 64
  • 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.
Database Manager on March 24, 2013:

Updated through information received from J. Benton -- Positiv added in 1980.

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

Database Manager on April 11, 2012:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Photos made in 2012 show pipes visible facing the chancel, this change may have been made when the Positiv was added in 1980.

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.

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:

Church Exterior: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-09-28

Nave and Chancel: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-09-28

Rear Gallery: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-09-28

Chancel: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-09-28

Organ Façade, Right Side: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-09-28

Organ Façade, Left Side: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-09-28

Console: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-09-28

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