The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Temple Sholom
3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60657

OHS Database ID 9151.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 283, 2002-06-27.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 5, 2015.


Technical Details

Wurlitzer EP chests .

Four manuals. 73 registers. 32 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room. Horseshoe style console. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Stop keys in horseshoe curves. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 2002 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Martin Hill. -- In resonably good condition, somewhat regular use as of 2007 (Database Manager. February 9, 2007)
  • "Style Sp 4m"
    Factory date: September 5, 1929 (Steven E. Lawson. April 7, 2015)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Auditorium Interior. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2011-04-02
Pipework. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2011-04-02
Shofar Stop Tabs and Builder Nameplate. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2011-04-02

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Stoplist

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  • Specification from 2002 OHS Convention Handbook
    Chicago, Illinois	
    Temple Sholom
    
    The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.   Opus 2065   1929           4 manuals, 73 registers, 32 ranks
    ________________________________________________________________________________________
    
              GREAT ORGAN (enc. with Solo)              SWELL ORGAN
          16' Contra Gamba                73        16' Lieblich Bourdon            97
           8' Diapason Phonon             61         8' Horn Diapason               61
           8' Open Diapason               61         8' Tibia Clausa                85
           8' Second Open Diapason (Ch)   --         8' Lieblich Gedeckt (fr. 16')  --
           8' Tibia Plena                 61         8' Flute                       61
           8' Flute (Sw)                  --         8' Flute Celeste               61
           8' Gamba (fr. 16')             --         8' Viole d'Orchestre           61
           8' Gamba Celeste               61         8' Viole Celeste               61
           4' Principal                   61         8' Salicional                  73
           4' Octave (Ch)                 --         8' Voix Celeste (TC)           61
       2 2/3' Twelfth (Ch)                --         8' Aeoline                     61
           2' Fifteenth (Ch)              --         4' Lieblich Flute (fr. 16')    --
          16' Tuba Profunda               85         4' Salicet (fr. 8')            --
           8' Tuba Mirabilis (So)         --         4' Octave Celeste (fr. 8')     --
           8' Harmonic Tuba (fr. 16')     --     2 2/3' Twelfth (fr. Lieb. Bdn)     --
           4' Harmonic Clarion (16')      --         2' Piccolo (fr. Lieb. Bdn)     --
              Cathedral Chimes (So)                 16' Contra Cornopean            73
              Swell Sub to Great                     8' Cornopean (fr. 16')         --
              Swell Unison to Great                  8' Orchestral Oboe             61
              Swell Octave to Great                  8' Oboe Horn                   61
              Choir Sub to Great                     8' Vox Humana                  61
              Choir Unison to Great                     Harp (Ch)
              Choir Octave to Great                     Swell Sub Octave
              Solo to Great                             Swell Unison Off
                                                        Swell Octave
              GREAT 2nd TOUCH                           Choir Sub to Swell
              Swell to Great                            Choir Unison to Swell
              Solo to Great                             Choir Octave to Swell
                                                        Solo to Swell
              CHOIR ORGAN
          16' Dulciana                    85            SWELL 2nd TOUCH
           8' Open Diapason               85            Choir to Swell
           8' Harmonic Flute              85            Solo to Swell
           8' Erzähler II                122
           8' Gamba (Gt)                  --            SOLO ORGAN
           8' Dulciana (fr. 16')          --         8' Diapason Phonon (Gt)        --
           8' Unda Maris (TC)             61         8' Tibia Plena (Gt)            --
           4' Harmonic Flute (fr. 8')     --        16' Bombarde                    85
           4' Dulcet (fr. 16')            --         8' Tuba Mirabilis (fr. Bomb)   --
           4' Unda Maris (fr. 8')         --         8' Harmonic Tuba (Gt)          --
           2' Harmonic Piccolo (fr. 8')   --         8' French Horn (in Ch box)     61
           8' Clarinet                    61         4' Tuba Clarion (fr. Bomb)     --
              Harp (from low G)           49 bars    4' Harmonic Clarion (Gt)       --
              Choir Sub Octave                          Cathedral Chimes            25 tubes
              Choir Unison Off
              Choir Octave                              SHOFAR (playing SW Cornopean)
              Swell to Choir                            4 spring-return stop keys:
              Swell Octave to Choir                     g32 - g#33 - d39 - g44
    
              PEDAL ORGAN                               TREMULANTS
          32' Resultant Bass (OD+Bdn)     --            Great
          16' Open Diapason               44            Swell
          16' Tibia Clausa (Sw)           --            Choir
          16' Bourdon                     32            Tuba
          16' Lieblich Bourdon (Sw)       --            Vox Humana
          16' Contra Gamba (Gt)           --
          16' Dulciana (Ch)               --            COMBINATIONS (4 levels by dial)
           8' Octave (ext Op. Diap.)      --            Solo     5   double-touch with Pedal
           8' Tibia Clausa (Sw)           --            Swell    8   double-touch with Pedal
           8' Flute (Sw)                  --            Great    8   double-touch with Pedal
           8' Gamba (Gt)                  --            Choir    8   double-touch with Pedal
           8' Dulciana (Ch)               --            General  8
          16' Bombarde (So)               --            General Cancel
          16' Tuba Profunda (Gt)          --
           8' Tuba Mirabilis (So)         --            EXPRESSION
           8' Harmonic Tuba (Gt)          --            Swell Expression Shoe
              Chimes (So)                               Choir Expression Shoe
              Great to Pedal                            Great/Solo Expression Shoe
              Swell to Pedal                            Master Expression Shoe
              Choir to Pedal                            Coupler to Master Expression
              Solo to Pedal                             Crescendo Shoe
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-01-05]
    
    
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