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M. P. Möller (Opus 2959, 1920)

Location:

First Methodist Church
Cortland, NY 13045 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 7671

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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)
  • 39 ranks. 2,538 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 41 stops. 37 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 41
  • Registers: 37
  • 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.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 08, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The write-up in THE TRACKER notes that an $85 upgrade was included in the original contract to have drawknobs; however, it also notes that Po-Chedley rebuilt the console with new stopkeys.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Original cost $10,145 ($9,500 plus $540 for blower, $25 for switches to prepare for an Echo, and $80 for drawknobs). Erected by W. S. Stevens. EP Pitman stop action. 5 rank Echo division and a Swell Vox Humana added in 1933 at a cost of $2,500.. Console rebuilt in the 1950s by Po-Chedley with a Klann combination action and new stopkeys, using the existing keyboards. Top octave extensions on the Great removed at some point. Relocated in 1996 to Our Lady of Pompei R. C., Lancaster, NY.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Diapason</i> May 1920 and <i>The Tracker</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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