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M. P. Möller (Opus R-121, 1981)

Location:

Evangelical Lutheran Church
31 E. Church St.
Frederick, MD 21701 US
Organ ID: 18414

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 21, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 52 ranks. 2,688 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops. 53 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 21, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 38
  • Registers: 53
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture 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 Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 21, 2018.
Database Manager on November 13, 2009:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed in 1949 as Möller Op. 8104; new console as Möller Op. M-5578 in 1972.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on June 22, 2005:

Ruckpositiv exposed on the gallery rail. Enlargement and reconstruction by Möller of the church's earlier Möller. New Peterson relay installed in 1996 by Karl Meyer. Console repaired and systems upgraded to Peterson system in 1999 by Lewis and Hitchcock. Pedal Holtzregal replaced by an E. M. Skinner Cornopean. (52 stops in present (2004) configuration).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church to rear and organ case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-07-12

Organ case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-07-12

Gallery, organ case, console, en-Chamade: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-07-12

Console to right: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-07-12

Console to left: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-07-12

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-07-12

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-07-12

Church interior to front: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-07-12

Church exterior: Photograph by Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-01-17

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