M. P. Möller (Opus 4435, 1926)

Location:

German Evangelical Protestant Church / Smithfield United Church of Christ
620 Smithfield St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 US
Organ ID: 45348

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on July 20, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 57 ranks. 3,704 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 51 stops. 69 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 20, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 51
  • Registers: 69
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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 Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 20, 2018.
Database Manager on July 20, 2018:

Received a new Schantz console in 1966 via Muller; was United Methodist until June 1994.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on May 23, 2013:

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 October 31, 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 specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Factory Documentation : Open In New Tab Factory Documentation courtesy of the OHS Archive
Document created on 1925-06-24
We received the most recent update for this document from Roman Lizak on July 14, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ Cases and Console: Photograph by Joe Routon.

Church interior: Photograph by Amy Cicconi Photography, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-11-15

Gallery and Echo Organ: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-11-25

Church interior from floor, organ cases: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-04-21

Ceiling and organ cases: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-02-12

Church exterior: Photograph by brooklineconnection.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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