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M. P. Möller (Opus 6155, 1933)

Location:

St. Matthew Lutheran Church
839 W. Market St.
York, PA 17401 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 32491

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on November 08, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 27 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 42 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on November 08, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 42
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: 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 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 November 08, 2019.
Database Manager on October 11, 2015:

Rebuilt 1967 as 3/38 Moller Op. R-755; last played on Easter Sunday 2010; removed and replaced in 2012 by 3/47 SDG Organ, retaining many of the Moller pipes.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 08, 2019.

Database Manager on June 23, 2012:

Updated through online information from Scott Crowell. -- The Moller organ was in deteriorating condition (only 1/3 playable) and has since been taken out of the church. SDG Organs is currently building a new French Romantic-style organ, which will have 3 manuals and 47 ranks when completed.

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

Database Manager on December 15, 2007:

Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist courtesy of the OHS Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on November 09, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Console: (ca. 1938) Möller Catalog Photograph; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield.

Church Exterior: (ca. 1938) Möller Catalog Photograph; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield.

Sanctuary interior to rear: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-18

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-18

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