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Fuller Avenue Christian Reformed Church
1239 Fuller Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 32272.

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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 August 4, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 23 stops. 33 registers. 12 ranks. 835 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. December 12, 2007)
  • Updated through on-line information from Chad Boorsma. -- The organ was enlarged in 1958 by the Kilgen Organ Company. Kilgen discarded one rank and added 10 ranks, bringing the total to 21 ranks. (Database Manager. February 11, 2010)
  • Möller built the organ case, grilles, front pipes, and front partition of the the chamber (information from the factor specifications). (Chad Boorsma. August 4, 2019)

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  • Typed stoplist from Chad Boorsma. Source: Stoplist from Möller factory specifications
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    FULLER AVENUE CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH
    
    M. P. Möller   Opus 5943    12 ranks    1931
    _____________________________________________________________________
    
    GREAT:                                SWELL:
       8' Open Diapason        61            16' Bourdon              97
       8' Concert Flute        73             8' Principal Diapason   73
       8' Violin Diapason      73             8' Stopped Diapason
       8' Dulciana             73             8' Salicional           73
       4' Principal                           8' Voix Celeste [TC]    61
       4' Flute Traverse                      4' Flute d'Amour
       8' Tuba                 73             4' Violin 
          Chimes               pf         2 2/3' Nazard
          Tremolo                             2' Flautino
                                              8' Oboe                 73
    PEDAL:                                    8' Orchestral Oboe       *
      16' Bourdon              44             8' Vox Humana           61
      16' Lieblich Gedeckt     SW                Silent Stops [2]
       8' Bass Flute                             Tremolo
       8' Dolce Flute          SW
    
    * draws Salicional, Voix Celeste, and Nazard
    
    [Submitted online by Chad Boorsma • August 5, 2019] 
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from Chad Boorsma. Source: Stoplist from Möller factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.