The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Lutheran / Mount Pisgah Lutheran Church
701 N. Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, Indiana

OHS Database ID 5819.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 227. The award was rescinded 2008-11-14.


Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 12, 2008.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 24 stops. 15 ranks.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1997 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • As of 2004, sale of the organ to Indiana University is pending. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • The congregation has disbanded. (James Cook. February 22, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Walter W. Smith. -- Instrument is in storage in Wisconsin. IU is willing to donate the instrument to interested party that will restore it to orginal condition and pay for moving and storage expense. (Database Manager. February 28, 2007)
  • Updated through information from Stephen Schnurr via e-mail September 9, 2008: "I have finally talked to Christoph Wahl about the Möller organ formerly in the First Lutheran Church of Indianapolis, Indiana, which has Citation #227. No serious offers were made for the organ, and it was broken up for parts." (James Cook. November 12, 2008)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Schnurr, Jr., Stephen J.. "First English Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, Indiana," 2007 Organ Atlas: Central Indiana Region (p. 117). [Stoplist]

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from OHS Organ Atlas 2007

  •    Indianapolis, Indiana
       First English Lutheran Church
    
       Möller   Op. 217   1898   2/15
       _________________________________________________________
    
       GREAT               SWELL                   PEDAL
    
    8' Diapason        16' Bourdon Treble      16' Open Diapason
    8' Melodia         16' Bourdon Bass        16' Bourdon
    8' Doppel Flute     8' Violin Diapason
    8' Gamba            8' Stopped Diapason
    8' Dulciana         8' Aeoline
    4' Principal        4' Violin
       Chimes           4' Harmonic Flute
                        2' Piccolo
                        8' Oboe
                           Tremulant
    
              [Received from Jeff Scofield May 14, 2016]
  • Stoplist copied from OHS Organ Atlas 2007 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.