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M. P. Möller (Opus 11819, 1992)

Location:

North Carolina Central University
Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707 US
Benjamin Newton Duke Auditorium
Organ ID: 27572

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with direct-electric pallets (internal)
  • 41 ranks. 2,322 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 47 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with direct-electric pallets (internal) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Slider Motors: Electric motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 30
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action 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 November 22, 2012:

Updated through online information from John Santoianni. -- My understanding is that is was one of the last instruments to make it out of the factory, but may not have been installed by Moller. The manual and pedal have slider chests; all offset chests are EP

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

Database Manager on April 06, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on August 25, 2007:

Identified by Jeff Scofield through information in Möller factory documents. Although an opus number was assigned, Möller did not complete the instrument before declaring bankruptancy. NCCU website says has large 36-rank organ

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

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