Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 11805, 1991)

Location:

Market Square Presbyterian Church
20 South Second Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 27584

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Thurlow B. Weed on May 20, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 83 ranks. 4662 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 79 stops. 58 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 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 79
  • Registers: 58
  • 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: 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 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.
Thurlow B. Weed on May 20, 2020:

Per email received from John Robinson via email to OHS Database Committee on 19 May 2020:

The Moller organ at Market Square Presbyterian Church in Harrisburg, Pa., was removed January 31, 2020, to the Létourneau Factory to be rebuilt as their Opus 136. Some Moller and Aeolian-Skinner pipework will be retained.

We received the most recent update for this note from Thurlow B. Weed on May 20, 2020.

Database Manager on April 06, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Retained some pipework from 4/65 Aeolian-Skinner Op. 1048

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

Database Manager on May 10, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Primarily housed in a large case in the rear gallery with an en chamade, and two, divided, mirror-image Rückpositiv cases on the gallery rail.

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

Database Manager on May 09, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from John Robinson.

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

Database Manager on March 12, 2008:

Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Replaced much modified Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1048 (1944).

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.

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.

Instrument Images:

Organ case in rear gallery: Photograph by John K. Robinson. Taken on 2010-01-08

Gallery and Organ Cases: Photograph by Rick Zentmeyer. Taken on 2010-07-18

Trompette en Chamade: Photograph by Rick Zentmeyer. Taken on 2010-09-28

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Rick Zentmeyer. Taken on 2010-09-28

Console: Photograph by Rick Zentmeyer. Taken on 2010-09-28

Church Exterior: Photograph by Rick Zentmeyer. Taken on 2010-05-28

M.P. Moller case, Aeolian-Skinner chambers behind grilles: Photograph by John Robinson. Taken on 2017-11-12

Grand-orgue and Positif Stop Jamb: Photograph by John Robinson. Taken on 2017-06-10

Pédale, Récit I, Récit II Stop Jamb: Photograph by John Robinson. Taken on 2010-06-17

Manuals: Photograph by John Robinson. Taken on 2010-06-17

Cornet: Photograph by John Robinson. Taken on 2010-06-17

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