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Norville Hall (1970's)

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 3939, 1924)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
1105 S Broad St.
Scottsboro, AL 35768 US
Sanctuary; front (sides)
Organ ID: 69288

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on January 12, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 6 divisions. 3 manuals. 62 registers.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 6
  • Registers: 62
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • 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 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 Jeff Scofield on October 04, 2021.
Jeff Scofield on October 04, 2021:

Much of the pipework comes from 4/90 Moller Op. 3939 (1924) from the Masonic Temple in Birmingham, Alabama, that was removed around 1960 and eventually purchased by Norville Hall, who used parts liberally in his various projects at the time.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on October 04, 2021.
Taken from the console September 28, 2021: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on October 04, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-09-28

Church interior to rear and Antiphonal: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-09-28

Antiphonal: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-09-28

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-09-28

Stopkeys on left end: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-09-28

Stopkeys on right end: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-09-28

Console, choir and south organ chamber: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-09-28

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-09-28

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