Spanish Missionary Baptist Church - The Bronx, N.Y.
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Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

East 137th Street at Brown Place
The Bronx, N.Y. 10454


Organ Specifications:
II/6 M.P. Möller, Inc., Op. 1631 (1913)
• Hillgreen, Lane & Co., Op. 209 (1907)



Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church was organized in 1901. The society erected a stone Neo-Gothic building on the corner of Brown Place at East 137th Street in the Bronx. At an unknown time this church was closed. In 2012 the building is home to the Spanish Missionary Baptist Church, show in the photo above.
               
M. P. Möller, Inc.
Hagerstown, Md. – Opus 1631 (1913)
Tubular-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 10 registers, 6 stops, 6 ranks


The Agreement (July 9, 1913) between M.P. Möller and "Lutheran Church" shows that Möller would build a two-manual organ with quartered oak casing for a consideration of $1,350. Möller stated that the organ would be complete and ready for use on or before September 1, 1913, or as soon after as possible. The organ was shipped on September 18, 1913.
               
Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Open Diapason
61
8
  Dulciana
61
8
  Stopped Diapason
61
4
  Flute d'Amour
61
8
  Viola d'Gamba
61
       
               
Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Viola Aetheria
GT
8
  Dolce
GT
8
  Stopped Diapason
GT
4
  Flute
GT
               
Pedal Organ – 30 notes
16
  Bourdon
30
       
               
Couplers
    Great to Pedal       Swell to Great 16', 8', 4'  
    Swell to Pedal       Swell 4'  
               
Mechanicals
    Tremulant       Crescendo Indicator  
    Wind Indicator          
               
Adjustable Combinations
    Pistons Nos. 1-2 affecting Swell & Pedal stops
    Pistons Nos. 1-2 affecting Great & Pedal stops
               
Pedal Movements
    Great to Pedal Reversible  
    Balanced Swell Pedal      
    Grand Crescendo Pedal      
             
Hillgreen, Lane & Co.
Alliance, Ohio – Opus 209 (1907)
Unknown action


Specifications for this organ have not yet been located.
               
Sources:
     Haberstroh, Richard. The German Churches of Metropolitan New York: A Research Guide. New York: The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society, 2000.
     Trupiano, Larry. Factory Specification of M.P. Möller Organ, Op. 1631 (1913).

Illustration:
     Google Street View. Exterior of Spanish Missionary Baptist Church.