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M. P. Möller (Opus 3389, 1922)

Location:

Palace Theatre
126 E. Washington Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46801 US
Organ ID: 43991

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on May 11, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 18 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 18 stops. 37 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 18
  • Registers: 37
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on May 11, 2022.
Jeff Scofield on May 11, 2022:

The 1157-seat theatre was built in 1915; in 1965, it became the home of the Civic Playhouse Theatre; it was demolished in August 1971 and is the site of - what else - a parking garage.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on May 11, 2022.

Database Manager on September 30, 2009:

Identified through information in List of More than 5200 Moller Pipe Organs (Hagerstown, Maryland. M. P. Möller, 1928).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Factory specifications, courtesy of Roman Lizak: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on May 11, 2022.
Contract and factory specifications, courtesy of Roman Lizak: Open In New Tab Contract and factory specifications
Document created on 1922-05-22
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 11, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Theatre exterior: Photograph from an archival source: cinematreasures.org, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1924

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