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M. P. Möller (Opus 9261, 1958)

Location:

Van Orsdel United Methodist Church
410 5th Avenue
Havre, MT 59501 US
Organ ID: 23384

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 13 ranks. 788 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 18 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 13
  • Registers: 18
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical 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 Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 17, 2008:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on April 20, 2006:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Great is divided into exposed (8-4-2) and expressive (8-8-4) sections. Chimes originally in enclosed Great. Original expression shutter engines failed. Being replaced presently (4/19/06) with new Peterson 8-stage engines. Also, original Deagan Class "A" chimes removed from expressive Great chamber and placed on a new Peterson electric action on display. Work being done by Clinton B. Meadway of Monroe, Washington assisted by Jim Stettner of Puget Sound Pipe Organs in Seattle, Washington and Drew Meyer of Ulm Orgelwerke in South Dakota.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the console October 7, 1996
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Great 8-4-2 Principal chorus and Pedal 16' Contre Basse: Photograph by Andrea Christenot. Taken on 2010-10-17

Exposed Great and Chimes: Photograph by Andrea Christenot. Taken on 2010-10-17

Exposed chimes (moved from expressive Great): Photograph by Andrea Christenot. Taken on 2010-10-17

"Expressive Great (l-r): 8' Erzahler, 4' Harmonic Flute, 8' Bourdon": Photograph by Andrea Christenot. Taken on 2006-04-20

View into the Swell enclosure past the 8' Trompette at the 8' Rohr Gedeckt: Photograph by Andrea Christenot. Taken on 2006-04-20

"Swell pipes (l-r): 8' Trompette, 8' Viola Celeste, 4' Nachthorn, 8' Viola, 4' Geigen Principal": Photograph by Andrea Christenot. Taken on 2006-04-20

Original appearance of the organ (before chimes moved out): Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1999-03-19

Great 8-4-2 Principal chorus and Pedal 16' Contre Basse: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1999-03-19

Console: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1999-03-19

Manuals and stoprail: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1999-03-19

Church interior and exposed pipes: Photograph by Moller promotional photo, collection of Eugene Poole, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1958

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