M. P. Möller (Opus 8349, 1959)

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 8349, 1952)

Location:

First Christian Church
1601 Sunset Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 40875

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Disciples of Christ / Christian Church
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 36 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 26 stops. 32 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 32
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 30, 2009:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed in 1952 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran, Oak Park, IL, as a 3/23; moved to First Christian by Möller in 1959 with additions, using the same opus number; offered for sale in 2004.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
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 T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-11-30

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard; image courtesy of T. Bradford Willis (1960s).

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