Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 9816, 1963)

Location:

Simpson Bible College
San Francisco, CA US
Organ ID: 36496

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 4 ranks. 316 pipes. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 25 stops. 4 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 25
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 05, 2014:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was moved to Simpson's Redding campus in 1982. Later,it was on-loan to First Presbyterian Church in Redding. It ended-up in storage in the Schoenstein shop in San Francisco. In 2010, it was purchased by St. Bede's Catholic Church, Pyrmont/Sydney, Australia through the Organ Clearing House.

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

Database Manager on August 08, 2008:

Identified through information received from Jack Bethards. -- The organ is now in our shop (Schoenstein & Co.) and is being offered for sale through the Organ Clearing House.

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 photos ofthe organ at: http://www.sydneyorgan.com/PyrmontStBedes.html
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Great Stops: Photograph by Mark Quarmby. Taken on 2010-10-01

Swell Stops: Photograph by Mark Quarmby. Taken on 2010-10-01

Pedal Stops: Photograph by Mark Quarmby. Taken on 2010-10-01

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Mark Quarmby. Taken on 2010-10-01