Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 9702A, 1964)

Location:

National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
4th Street & Michigan Avenue, Northeast
Washington, DC 20017 US
Basilica
Organ ID: 38172

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • 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 pitman
  • 115 ranks. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 103 stops. 84 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 103
  • Registers: 84
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 16, 2012:

Updated through online information from Sam Cherubin.

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

Database Manager on May 13, 2009:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Consoles replaced in 2000-2001 by Goulding & Wood.

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

Database Manager on January 03, 2009:

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:

Nave interior: Photograph from a 1981 Moller brochure in the collection of James R. Stettner. Taken on 1980-06-30

Gallery organ: Photograph from a 1981 Moller brochure in the collection of James R. Stettner. Taken on 1980-06-30

Gallery Pipe Displays: Moller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1964-05-08

Gallery Pipe Displays: Moller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1964-05-08

Gallery Console and Pipe Display: Moller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1964-05-08

Gallery Pipe Display: Photograph by A. Orsini (1960s).

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1963).

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