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M. P. Möller (Opus 2724, 1920)

Location:

First Church, Evangelical Association/Lockerbie Central United Methodist Church
237 N. East St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 27347

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on July 06, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 26 ranks. 1,777 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 41 stops. 24 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 41
  • Registers: 24
  • 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.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on July 06, 2022:

The church was known as First Church, Evangelical Association, at the time the contract was signed; it eventually was renamed as New York Street Methodist and then Lockerbie Square United Methodist Church; the organ received a new Moller console in 1930, along with minor tonal changes; the console and Echo were removed in August 2012.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on July 06, 2022.

Database Manager on February 18, 2013:

Updated through online information from Joseph Fill. -- In August 2012, the console and entire Echo Division including chimes, were removed. The swell shades for the Echo Division remain.

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

Database Manager on December 26, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- In 1930, Möller, as Op. 5766, provided a new console, a new Great 8' Diapason under expression, a set of Class A Deagan Chimes and extended the Great 8' Tuba to a 16' Trombone in the Pedal.

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

Database Manager on July 21, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Patrick Callahan. -- Organ unplayable. Console detached and stored in rear foyer. Facade pipes removed and placed over swell pipe work. Great, Choir, and pedal intact. Echo used as storage with pipe work present.

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

Database Manager on August 11, 2007:

Identified through information in the 2007 Organ Atlas.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>OHS Organ Atlas 2007</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Write-up from THE DIAPASON April : Open In New Tab Stoplist and commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on July 06, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Building exterior: Photograph by Indianapolis Business Journal, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-04-20

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