M. P. Möller (Opus 5196, 1928)

Location:

First Congregational Church of Austin
5701 W. Midway Park
Chicago, IL US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 31519

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 19 ranks. 1,329 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 19 stops. 34 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 34
  • 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.
  • 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 Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 20, 2013:

Church designed in 1908 by William E. Drummond, head draftsman for Frank Lloyd Wright; sold at some point to Our Lady of Lebanon Church.

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

Database Manager on November 26, 2007:

Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. "Austin Congregational Church, Chicago, Illinois, founded as the First Congregational Church of Austin. Building later housed congregations of Seventh-Day Adventists and Eastern Rite Catholics, and is now home to Greater Holy Temple, Church of God in Christ."

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.
Factory Documentation : Open In New Tab Factory Documentation courtesy of the OHS Archive
Document created on 1928-01-05
We received the most recent update for this document from Roman Lizak on June 14, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church Interior: Photograph by Harold Allen; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1965-06-01

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