Pipe Organ Database

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Owner (Opus 1862DX, 2020)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 1862, 1928)

Location:

Residence: Private
Walker Valley, NY US
Organ ID: 67454

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Brad Engelland on January 28, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 11 ranks. 827 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 11 stops. 138 registers.
Main:
  • Built by The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 11
  • Registers: 72
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: Xytek
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Phil Iehle on January 27, 2021.

Expanded:
  • Built by Owner
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 11
  • Registers: 138
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: Xytek
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from philip iehle on June 19, 2022.
Phil Iehle on January 27, 2021:

Originally a 2 manual, 6 rank, split chamber organ installed in the Dormont theater Dormont, PA (Pittsburgh area). Now enlarged and re spec'd to 3 manuals, 11 ranks. Original console and relay retained.

We received the most recent update for this note from Phil Iehle on January 27, 2021.
From Console Design: Open In New Tab Originally published 06/2022
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Philip Iehle on June 19, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Philip Iehle. Taken approx. 2008

Main chamber: Photograph by Philip Iehle. Taken approx. 2018

Solo chamber: Photograph by Philip Iehle. Taken approx. 2019

Solo chamber: Photograph by Philip Iehle. Taken approx. 2020

New 3 manual console to take advantage of 11 ranks: Photograph by Philip Iehle. Taken on 2022-04-06

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