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M. P. Möller (Opus 6373, 1936)

Exhibited in the 2012 OHS convention

Location:

Carl Schurz High School
3601 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 32797

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: High Schools, Preparatory Schools, and Academies
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 45 ranks. 2,934 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 52 stops. 33 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 52
  • Registers: 33
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on February 10, 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 November 12, 2011:

Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. -- Recipient of OHS Historic Organ Citation 401 in 2011.

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

Database Manager on January 21, 2008:

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.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab The Tracker, Fall 2011, Volume 55, No. 4
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

High School Exterior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-12

Pipe Facades and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-12

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-12

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-12

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-12

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-12

Auditorium interior from balcony: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-21

Auditorium from balcony closer: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-21

Console, stage and organ chambers: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-21

Console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-21

Console angle: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-21

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-21

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-08-21

Console, Pipe Facades, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-05-12

Stage, Pipe Facades, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-05-23

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