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M. P. Möller (Opus 4210, 1925)

Location:

St. Clara's R.C. Church/Shrine of Christ the King
6415 S. Woodward Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637 US
Organ ID: 45143

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • 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 Database Manager on June 04, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 27 ranks. 1,865 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 52 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 04, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 52
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Stop keys on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 04, 2019.
Database Manager on June 04, 2019:

The shrine was badly damaged by a fire on October 7, 2015, started by the spontaneous combustion of oily rags used to stain the floor of the choir loft during part of the renovation.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 05, 2019.

Database Manager on October 31, 2013:

The church was badly damaged by fire in 1976; the church closed in 1990; after being used by St. Gelasius Catholic Church, the building fell into disused and was given by the diocese to Institute of Christ the King in 2003 and became the Shrine of Christ the King; a $7.3 million renovation was begun.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 04, 2019.

Database Manager on October 31, 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 June 04, 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.

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