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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (Opus 5281AB, 1936)

Location:

WKY Radio
Skirvin Tower<BR>1st Street & Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK 73102 US
Organ ID: 54974

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Radio, Television and Movie Studios
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: EP unit
  • 14 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys on angled jambs.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 29, 2015:

In 1951, WKY sold the organ to the City of Oklahoma City for a token $1,000. It was stored until a committee headed by Jackie Carey raised $10,000 to have it rebuilt by Paul Haggard and installed in the Municipal Auditorium.

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

Database Manager on April 28, 2015:

Four ranks added (1936, Opus 5281A)
8' Violin Diapason 73 pipes 10" pressure
8' Orchestral Oboe 61 pipes 10" pressure
8' Clarinet 61 pipes 15" pressure
8' French Horn 61 pipes 15" pressure

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

Database Manager on April 28, 2015:

Vibraharp added (1936, Opus 5281B)

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

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