Church of the Good Shepherd
(Episcopal)

4401 Matilda Avenue at Nereid Avenue
Bronx, N.Y. 10470


The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd was founded in 1909. A small clapboard church was built on the corner of Matilda and Nereid Avenues in the Wakefield section of The Bronx.
               
M.P. Möller, Inc.
Hagerstown, Md. – Opus 5316 (1928)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 24 registers. 11 stops, 6 ranks


The Möller Factory Specification (June 4, 1928) shows that this two-manual organ had a detached stop-key console, casing of quartered oak, and gold bronze display pipes. All of the pipes were enclosed in one chamber, and the organ was voiced on 5" wind pressure.
               
Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Open Diapason
61
8
  Dulciana
61
8
  Stopped Diapason
61
4
  Flute Traverso
61
8
  Salicional
61
       
 
     
 
     
Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes (duplexed from Great)

8
  Stopped Diapason
GT
8
  Dulciana
GT
8
  Salicional
GT
4
  Flute Traverso
GT
               
Pedal Organ – 32 notes

16
  Bourdon
32
       
16
  Lieblich Gedeckt [lo-press.]
       
               
Couplers

    Great to Pedal 8'       Great 16', 4'  
    Swell to Pedal 8'       Swell 16', 4'  
    Swell to Great 16', 8', 4'          
               
Mechanicals

    Tremulant          
    Crescendo Indicator          
               
Adjustable Combinations

    Pistons No. 1-2-3 affecting Great and Pedal Stops
    Pistons No. 1-2-3 affecting Swell and Pedal Stops
               
Pedal Movements

    Great to Pedal Reversible      
    Balanced Swell Pedal      
    Grand Crescendo Pedal      
               
Sources:
     Boston Organ Club: M.P. Möller Opus List; courtesy Larry Trupiano.
     Trupiano, Larry. Factory Specifications for M.P. Möller Organ, Op. 5316 (1928).
 
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