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M. P. Möller (Opus 1767, 1914)

Location:

First United Presbyterian Church
400 E. 4th St.
Loveland, CO 80537-5637 US
Sanctury; front
Organ ID: 42273

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on July 11, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Membrane
  • 13 ranks. 670 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 14 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Membrane chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
  • Built by M. P. Möller
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 11, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Membrane chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by M. P. Möller
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 11, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Membrane chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by M. P. Möller
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on July 11, 2021.
Main Console:
  • Built by M. P. Möller
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 13
  • Registers: 14
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on July 11, 2021.
Database Manager on May 15, 2014:

Updated through online information from Bynum Petty. -- I served as organ consultant for the church, and approved the organ as restored on February 1, 2007.

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

Database Manager on September 17, 2011:

Updated through online information from Paul Stever.

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

Database Manager on August 29, 2009:

Identified through information in List of More than 5200 Moller Pipe Organs (Hagerstown, Maryland. M. P. Möller, 1928).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Taken from a console photograph 9 Apr 2014: Open In New Tab Originally published April 9, 2014
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on July 11, 2021.
Celebrating One Hundred Years of Music: Open In New Tab Recital Program; Joel Bacon, organist
Document created on 2014-03-30
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary and facade: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Console: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Pedalboard: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Swell and Pedal stops: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Couplers and Accesories: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Great stops - Chimes (top left): Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Extra pipes from former rank left over after 2005 renovation: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Chimes: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Behind the facade pipes: Great Organ to the left, Swell Box to the right: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Pedal pipe rank: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Great pipes: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Right side of Swell Box: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Left Side of Swell Box: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Pedal pipe rank: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Builder's nameplate on inside of Instrument: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Bellows with old radiator serving as weight: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Sanctuary and organ facade: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Console: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

Console, organ case and facade: Photograph by Samuel Gray. Taken on 2021-07-06

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