Pipe Organ Database

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Paul N. Haggard (& Co.) (1977ca.)

Originally Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (Opus 5281AB, 1935)

Location:

Municipal Auditorium
201 North Walker Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102 US
Organ ID: 54975

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • 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
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
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:

The organ was built in 1935 for WKY Radio in Oklahoma City. In 1951, WKY sold the organ to the City of Oklahoma City for $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 29, 2015:

In 1977, Argentine-born organist Hector Olivera played the first concert on the organ in the Municipal Auditorium.

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

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