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Owner (2006)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 2137, 1930)

Location:

Residence: Terry L. Hochmuth
865 West Yarmouth Road
Truro, MA 02675 US
Organ ID: 58655

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is unaltered from its 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wurlitzer
  • 7 ranks. 499 pipes. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 40 stops. 7 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 40
  • Registers: 7
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 25, 2016:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on June 25, 2016:

Altered and relocated existing organ. Identified by James R. Stettner, based on information learned from a conversation with Terry Hochmuth, present owner.
On the theatreorgans.com website in July 2005, Terry Hochmuth wrote, "I 'discovered' this little gem just sitting away, unused and neglected, in an old church gymnasium. They did not even know that it was there, insisting, on contacting them, that their organ was a Moller. It wasn't until an old janitor remembered that 'there is an old organ in the gym'. It is in MINT pristine condition!! It is in storage and will be installed in a new home now being built in Truro, Massachusetts." Later, in November 2005, he wrote again, "We just finished removal of a 1930 Wurlitzer RJ11 (2/7)."

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from NYC Organ Project website; verified and corrected by Terry L. Hochmuth
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Terry Lee Hochmuth. Taken approx. 2016

Pipework in chamber: Photograph by Terry Lee Hochmuth. Taken approx. 2016

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