Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 8759, 1955)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
1350 Amador Street
Vallejo, CA 94590 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 36173

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • 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)
  • 4 ranks. 328 pipes. 3 divisions. 3 manuals. 22 stops. 4 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 4
  • 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 Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on August 10, 2022:

Later additions: 4/26/63 Bourdon $2,400; 10/8/63 Octave 4' 73 pipes and castle light $1,416; 11/27/73 Gamba 16' 85 pipes $5,500; 12/20/77 Fifteenth $3.750.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on August 10, 2022.

Database Manager on March 27, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Replaced 1911 Estey Op. 940, which was in the old sanctuary

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.
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.
Notes by Eugene Poole, Moller sales representative: Open In New Tab Notes about the installation and subsequent additions
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on August 10, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church interior to front and organ chambers: Photograph by Moller promotional photo, collection of Jeff Scofield, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1955

Stained-glass windows: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2012

Church exterior: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-12-15

Console: Photograph by Eugene Poole, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1955

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