Pipe Organ Database

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M. P. Möller (Opus 1500, 1913)

Location:

First Church of Christ, Scientist
453 Porter Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14201 US
Organ ID: 5412

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 36 ranks. 1,935 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 36 stops. 43 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center 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: 43
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 02, 2013:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuilt with tonal changes and a new console in 1956 as Moller 4/38 Op. R-570.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

"Cost $10,100. Contract date 28 Dec 1912. Rebuilt in 1956 as Möller contract R-570."

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 via the OHS Archives
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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