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M. P. Möller (1989)

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 8303, 1952)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
1215 Virginia Episcopal School Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24503 US
Organ ID: 49641

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 53 ranks. 3,347 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 36 stops. 53 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 36
  • Registers: 53
  • 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: 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 Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • 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 June 01, 2017:

Updated by Cory Whittier, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on April 30, 2012:

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 April 29, 2012:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed in 1952 as Möller 3/36 Op. 8303; Antiphonal added in 1979 as Möller Op. A-8303.

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: Photograph by Cory Whittier. Taken on 2017-05-31

Organ Chambers: Photograph by Cory Whittier. Taken on 2017-05-31

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1997-08-26

Antiphonal exposed pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1997-08-26

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1997-08-26

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1997-08-26

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