Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (1887)

Location:

Salem Church
Frostburg, MD US
Organ ID: 66374

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • 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 Steven Bartley on October 08, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • 248 pipes.
Steven Bartley on October 08, 2020:

Frostburg Mining Journal, Frostburg, MD. 12/17/1887 Lengthy article about the new pipe organ for Salem Reformed mentions that the Moller firm has been producing organs for only the past few years.

  • One manual
  • 11-1/2' tall x 6' wide x 4' deep
  • case of black walnut in a semi Gothic style of architecture
  • Front pipes speaking, decorated in gold and colors
  • Keyboard compass C to C, 61 notes
  • Pedal C-D, 25 notes
  • 8 Stops & 248 pipes
  • Open Diapason of metal 49 pipes
  • Dulciana of metal 44 pipes
  • Principal treble of metal 44 pipes
  • Principal bass of metal & wood 17 pipes
  • Diapason bass of wood 17 pipes
  • Flute d' Amour of wood 44 pipes
  • Bourdon bass and pedal bass, of wood and very large 25 pipes
  • Octave couple,
  • Swell and bellows lever
We received the most recent update for this note from Steven Bartley on October 08, 2020.
Stoplist taken from the Frostburg Mining Journal, Dec. 17, 1887: Open In New Tab Originally published December, 1887
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on October 09, 2020.

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