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Colonial Church of Edina
6200 Colonial Way
Edina, Minnesota 55436

Meeting House

OHS Database ID 29527.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 28, 2019.

Technical Details

See notes for details of key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 53 stops. 45 registers. 61 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified by Jeff Scofield through information in Möller factory documents. (Database Manager. October 7, 2007)
  • Updated through on-line information from Richard C Greene. -- Rebuild of (or possibly a replacement for) Opus 8968 (ca. 1958). (Database Manager. January 11, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- The organ is installed in a side gallery of the rectangular room. The choir seating used to be stepped down from gallery to floor level, with console on the main floor level. That area was rebuilt to become an actual gallery. It was perhaps at this time that the drawknob console was dropped during moving and damaged beyond repair. The damaged console was replaced in 1989 by a new Holtkamp-style console as Möller Op. M-6311. (Database Manager. January 23, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Richard C Greene. (Database Manager. February 27, 2009)
  • Rebuilt by Létourneau in 2019. (Jeff Scofield. June 28, 2019)

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Church Interior, Console, and Pipe Display. Möller Promotional Photograph; collection of Jeff Scofield 1978-11-11
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1978-11-11
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1978-11-11
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1985-11-11

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  • Stoplist taken from the original contract
    Edina, Minnesota
    Colonial Church of Edina
    M.P. Möller (1978, Opus 11245
    16 Gemshorn
    8 Principal
    8 Bourdon
    8 Gemshorn
    4 Octave
    4 Spitzflote
    2 Flachflote
    8 Kornett V
    1-1/3 Mixtur III-IV
    2/3 Scharf III
    8 Trompete
    16 Trompette en Chamade
    8 Trompette en Chamade
    4 Trompette en Chamade
    8 Holzgedeckt
    8 Quintadena
    4 Principal
    4 Spillflote
    2-2/3 Nasat
    2 Octave
    2 Waldflote
    1-3/5 Terz
    1 Sifflote
    1/2 Zimbel III
    8 Krummhorn
    8 Trompette en Chamade
    8 Rohrflote
    8 Viola
    8 Viola Celeste
    8 Flauto Dolce
    8 Flauto Dolce Celeste tc
    4 Spitzprincipal
    4 Blockflote
    2 Weit Principal
    1-1/3 Quint
    1 Plein Jeu III-V
    16 Basson-Hautbois
    8 Hautbois
    8 Trompette
    4 Clairon
    16 Principal
    16 Subbass
    16 Gemshorn
    10-2/3 Quint
    8 Octave
    8 Pommer Gedeckt
    4 Choralbasse
    4 Nachthorn
    2 Mixture III
    32 Contre Basson
    16 Possaune
    16 Basson-Hautbois
    8 Posaune
    4 Schalmei
     [Received on line from Richard C Greene February 01, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from the original contract Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.