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M. P. Möller (Opus 5566, 1929)

Location:

Yaarab Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. / Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 US
Organ ID: 8171

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • 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 July 20, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 42 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit 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 July 20, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Position: Console on lift.
  • 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: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 20, 2018.
Database Manager on February 08, 2009:

Updated through online information from John Tanner. -- The 12 notes of the 32' Diaphones are installed in an area between the organ chambers and the interior walls of the auditorium. 6 pipes are installed on one side of the auditorium and 6 pipes on the other side. these pipes speak on 25" of wind. The 35 horsepower kinetic blower was replaced in the late 1980s with a new 70 horsepower Spencer Blower. Also a Baldwin player Grand piano was added in 1963. This piano was originally installed on the Kilgen organ in the Piccadily Theater, Chicago.

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

Database Manager on August 09, 2007:

Updated through online information from Ralph W. Daniel. -- The Etherial division is located in a chamber on the upper section of the right (north) organ grille, not at the back of the auditorium or above the proscenium, as many rumors would have it.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Cost $42,000. In 5 chambers. 10-rank Etherial/string div. (Nelson shows 387 reg.). Console on lift, stage right.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Factory Specification (April 26, 1929): Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on October 26, 2019.
Factory Specifications: Open In New Tab Chamber Analysis and Specifications
Document created on 1926-04-26
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Stage and Console: Photograph by Christopher J. Ha.

Right Organ Grille: Photograph by Christopher J. Ha.

Left Organ Grille: Photograph by Christopher J. Ha.

Console: Photograph by Luke Staisiunas.

Console: Photograph by Christopher J. Ha.

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