ATOS Members (1983)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 2157, 1931)

Location:

Proctors Theatre
432 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305 US
Organ ID: 23854

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wurlitzer
  • 18 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 03, 2018:

Originally built in 1931 for the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. It was a "Balaban 2" style with 3 manuals, 14 ranks. In the 1960s, the organ was sold and relocated multiple times. In 1983, the organ was installed in the Proctors Theatre, Schenectady, New York. Additions include an 8' Post Horn (Möller), 8' Salicional Celeste (unknown), 8' Brass Saxophone (Wurlitzer), and a small scale 16' Tibia (Wurlitzer).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on May 03, 2018:

Opening concert played by Dennis James in May 1984.

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

Database Manager on June 15, 2006:

Originally installed in the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. Then to a private residence, then here in 1984. Additions and alterations over the years.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
<i>OHS Organ Atlas of the Capital District Region 2006</i>: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
  • ATOS Page - Official ATOS listing for the 3/18 Wurlitzer at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, NY

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jared Ovitt. Taken on 2021-09-03

Back of the console looking out from the stage: Photograph by Jared Ovitt. Taken on 2021-08-31

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