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M. P. Möller (Opus 9109, 1958)

Location:

First Congregational Church
2501 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94612 US
Organ ID: 37305

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on December 25, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 71 ranks. 7 divisions. 4 manuals. 60 stops. 91 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 December 25, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 60
  • Registers: 91
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on December 25, 2018.
Database Manager on December 06, 2017:

Updated by Angel Starr, who maintains the organ. Angel Starr also named this publication as a source of information: I have found and am preserving the original Committee notes and documents, receipts, meeting notes, reports, etc. Angel Starr also listed this individual as a source of information: The Brownings are our current organ tuner. They have been tuning and maintaining this organ for over 20 years and have provided a wealth of information to help the Congregation maintain this instrument for ongoing performances, regular events, and occasional church services.

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

Database Manager on May 03, 2017:

Updated by Angel Starr, who maintains the organ.

Currently, this instrument is played at least 5 times a year.

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

Database Manager on January 12, 2013:

Updated through online information from Angel Starr.

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

Database Manager on April 12, 2009:

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 25, 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.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Display: Moller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1958-03-21

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