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M. P. Möller (Opus R-604, 1959)

Originally The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1726, 1929)

Location:

Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA 19348 US
Conservatory Ballroom
Organ ID: 39483

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 July 26, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 146 ranks. 7 divisions. 4 manuals. 135 stops. 161 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 26, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 135
  • Registers: 161
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 26, 2018.
Database Manager on February 27, 2009:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Console replaced by Turner console (in the style of the original Æolian console) ca. 2005; the Möller console is now on display.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
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:

Console: Möller Promotional Photograph; collection of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1959-03-21

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