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M. P. Möller (Opus M-2318, 1967)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1793, 1930)

Location:

First [United] Methodist Episcopal Church of Germantown
6001 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia: Germantown, PA 19144 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 69972

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on January 04, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 22 stops. 31 registers.
ALL:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Paul R. Marchesano on January 04, 2022.
Chapel:
  • Built by M. P. Möller
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 31
  • 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: 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 Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Paul R. Marchesano on January 04, 2022.
Paul R. Marchesano on January 04, 2022:

Austin Organ Co, Opus 1793, revised by M.P. Moller 1967. From the name plate: Console and tonal revision. M.P. Möller, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1967. Inside the console, job no. M-2318 is marked; they apparently did no assign an "R-" opus number to this job. As of 2018 or so the console needed releathering and there were dead note issues in the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on January 04, 2022.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on January 04, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Facade: Photograph by Paul R Marchesano. Taken approx. 2018

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