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M. P. Möller (Opus R-570, 1956)

Location:

First Church of Christ, Scientist / Karpeles Manuscript Museum
220 North Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 US
Organ ID: 10959

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 36 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to 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.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 07, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Joel Kumro. -- Building was First Church of Christ, Scientist when the organ was installed. Purchased by Karpeles Manuscript Museum in 1995. No visible pipes. Console "hidden" and located in a separate room of sorts. Echo division located at the opposite end of the church. Echo, Swell, Choir enclosed.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2004

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuild of Möller Op. 1500. New console, reeds revoiced, 6 new ranks. Building is now Karpeles Manuscript Museum - North Hall.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab stoplist taken from console as of 5/2/11
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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