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Carlton Smith Pipe Organ Restorations (2010completed)

Originally Rudolph Wurlitzer (Opus 2155, 1931)

Location:

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
45 Monument Circle
Indianapolis, IN 46204 US
Hilbert Circle Theatre
Organ ID: 67510

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 Carlton Smith on February 05, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 24 ranks. 1,680 pipes. 2 divisions. 3 manuals. 28 stops. 212 registers.
Main, Solo:
  • 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 Carlton Smith on February 05, 2021.
Main - Stage:
  • Built by Rudolph Wurlitzer
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 28
  • Registers: 212
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: Uniflex 4000
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Carlton Smith on February 05, 2021.
Carlton Smith Pipe Organ Restorations - company files: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Carlton Smith on February 05, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Wurlitzer console on stage at Hilbert Circle Theatre: Photograph by Carlton Smith. Taken approx. 2010

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