Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 2319, 1917.)

Location:

Loew's Poli Theatre
23 Church St.
New Haven, CT 06510 US
Organ ID: 42811

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 24 ranks. 1,824 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 24 stops. 58 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 58
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 19, 2015:

The theater had 3,005 seats; it was demolished in 1960.

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

Database Manager on September 05, 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 February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory ledgerbook via the OHS Archives
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Factory specifications, courtesy of the OHS Archives: Open In New Tab Stoplist and accessories
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on September 23, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Theatre exterior: Photograph from an archival source: cinematreasures.org, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1910

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