Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 10094, 1966)

Location:

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
Rt. 53 @ Airport Road
Lockport (Romeoville), IL 60441 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 38525

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Seminaries
  • The organ is unaltered 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 17 ranks. 934 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 23 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 23
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • 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 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 14, 2014:

Seminary closed in 1980; became the St. Charles Borromeo Pastoral Center for the Diocese of Joliet; on the campus of Lewis College.

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

Database Manager on September 18, 2011:

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 September 20, 2009:

Updated through online information from Richard Siegel. -- The pipes are arranged in an "L" shape with the Great (unenclosed)speaking into the left transept and the swell and Bass 16'Diapason (unenclosed)speaking into the Nave from a modern-style arcade

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

Database Manager on January 12, 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:

Pipe Display: Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1966-09-11

Console Panarama: Photograph by Alex Fries. Taken on 2018-07-21

Great Pipe Display: Photograph by Alex Fries. Taken on 2018-07-21

Expression Pedals, Toe Studs, and Pedalboard: Photograph by Alex Fries. Taken on 2018-07-21