Pipe Organ Database

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G.M. Buck Pipe Organs (Opus 2012, 1999)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 2012, 1928)

Location:

El Capitan Theatre
6838 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles: Hollywood, CA 90028 US
Organ ID: 54752

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on July 02, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 37 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 02, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 02, 2018.
Database Manager on April 07, 2015:

Originally installed in Fox Theatre, San Francisco
"Style Fox Sp"
Factory date: December 29, 1928

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

Database Manager on April 07, 2015:

In 1963, purchased by Frank Lanterman for his residence in La Canada, California

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

Database Manager on April 07, 2015:

In 1999, purchased by El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California. It was meticulously restored over a one-year period and installed by G.M. Buck Pipe Organs, Inc. of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Theatre organ experts Gordon Kibbee and Bill Schutz served as consultants on the project and wrote all the specifications.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Lew Williams: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by John Sievers. Taken on 2018-07-02

Console: Photograph by John Sievers. Taken on 2018-07-02

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