M. P. Möller (Opus 8353, 1952)

Location:

Grace Methodist Church
6199 Waterman Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112 US
Organ ID: 5995

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on July 15, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 56 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 43 stops. 61 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 15, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 43
  • Registers: 61
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows 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 Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 15, 2018.
Database Manager on August 14, 2016:

The factory specification contains two full single-spaced pages of requirements by the church's organist, Howard Kelsey, who was also at Washington University; an example: "It is desired by the purchaser that light, clean upper voices of the soft registers shall provide mystical effects, free of fuzziness of tone."

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

Database Manager on February 28, 2009:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuilt, enlarged and revised by Robert G. Dial in 2001, retaining all pipework.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuilt 2000 by Robert Dial.

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:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1990-05-14

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1990-05-14

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1990-05-14

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1990-05-14

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1990-05-14

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