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M. P. Möller (Opus M-13102, 1962)

Originally H. Pilcher & Sons (Opus 1074, 1921)

Location:

Glenn Memorial Methodist Church
1660 N. Decatur Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30307 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 41476

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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
  • 41 ranks. 2,466 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 46 stops. 35 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: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 46
  • Registers: 35
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 22, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 23, 2019.

Database Manager on October 14, 2011:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 23, 2019.

Database Manager on June 24, 2009:

Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed in 1921 in the Metropolitan Theater, Atlanta, as Pilcher Op. 1074; rebuilt and enlarged by them in 1926 as Op. 1343 1/2; renovation, new Great, other stops and console by Moller in 1962; replaced in 1982 by Casavant 3/71 Op. 3529 and moved minus the Antiphonal to Briarcliff Baptist Church, Atlanta, by George Miller.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 23, 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: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis DDS, (1960s).

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield.

Sanctuary interior to rear and Antiphonal grille work: Photograph by Robert Tucker via Atlanta AGO.

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield.

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