Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 8670, 1954)

Location:

Third Reformed Church
1009 Hermitage Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 36088

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on September 14, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 16 ranks. 1043 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 22 stops. 37 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman 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 September 14, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 37
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • 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 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 September 14, 2019.
Database Manager on November 02, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on June 18, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Chad Boorsma -- The company that moved the organ is not known.

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

Database Manager on June 17, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Chad Boorsma -- Organ was moved to the congregation's new facility in 1968.

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

Database Manager on July 13, 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.
Möller factory specifications from the OHS Archives: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from Chad Boorsma
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on September 15, 2019.
"Dedicatory Program of the New Moller Pipe Organ": Open In New Tab Organ description and stoplist, Henry Beard (recitalist) description, Programme.
Document created on 1954-12-08
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Image from Church Anniversary Book. Taken on 1950-03-02