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Egyptian Theatre
229 S. Broadway
Coos Bay, Oregon 97420

OHS Database ID 25741.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 23, 2007.


Technical Details

Wurlitzer EP chests .

Three manuals. 10 registers. 10 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Horseshoe style console.

Stop keys in horseshoe curves. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons.

Notes

  • Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Style H. (Database Manager. March 23, 2007)

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Reproduction of Wurlitzer Ad in Theatre Showcase. Photograph by Eric Schmiedeberg 2006-06-14

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  • Original document from Eric Schmiedeberg.. Source: Stoplist taken from the console
    Coos Bay, OR
    Egyptian Theatre
    
    Organ by The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.--Opus 1126--1925--Style H3M Special--As built
    
    
    PEDAL                                                   GREAT
                                                            
    16' Tuba Profunda                                       16' Tuba Profunda
    16' Diaphone                                            16' Contra Viol TC
    16' Bourdon                                             16' Bourdon
     8' Harmonic Tuba                                        8' Harmonic Tuba
     8' Diaphonic Diapason                                   8' Diaphonic Diapason
     8' Tibia Clausa                                         8' Tibia Clausa
     8' Cello (Viol d' Orchestre & Viol Celeste)             8' Orchestral Oboe
     8' Quintadena                                           8' Krumet
     8' Flute                                                8' Violin
     4' Octave (Diapason)                                    8' Violin Celeste
    16' Piano                                                8' Quintadena
        Bass Drum                                            8' Concert Flute
        Kettle Drum (Bass Drum roll)                         8' Vox Humana
        Crash Cymbal                                         4' Harmonic Clarion
        Cymbal                                               4' Octave
                                                             4' Piccolo
                                                             4' Viol
                                                             4' Octave Celeste
    ACCOMPANIMENT                                            4' Flute
                                                         2-2/3' Twelfth (Flute)
    16' Contra Viol TC                                       2' Fifteenth (Violin)
    16' Vox Humana TC                                        2' Piccolo (Flute)
     8' Harmonic Tuba                                    1-3/5' Tierce (Flute)
     8' Diaphonic Diapason                                      Cathedral Chimes
     8' Tibia Clausa                                            Marimba
     8' Orchestral Oboe                                         Harp
     8' Krumet                                                  Glockenspiel
     8' Violin                                                  Bells (reiterating Glock.)
     8' Violin Celeste                                          Chrysoglott
     8' Quintadena
     8' Concert Flute
     8' Vox Humana
     4' Piccolo                                                  
     4' Viol                                                     SOLO                                                  
     4' Octave Celeste
     4' Flute                                                    16' Tuba Profunda
     4' Vox Humana                                               16' Bourdon
    2-2/3' Twelfth (Flute)                                        8' Harmonic Tuba
     2' Piccolo (Flute)                                           8' Diaphonic Diapason
    16' Piano                                                     8' Tibia Clausa
     8' Piano                                                     8' Orchestral Oboe
     4' Piano                                                     8' Krumet
        Mandolin ++                                               8' Violin
        Marimba (reiterating Harp)                                8' Quintadena
        Harp                                                      8' Flute
        Chrysoglott                                               4' Octave
        Snare Drum                                                4' Piccolo
        Tambourine                                                   Cathedral Chimes
        Castanets                                                    Marimba
        Chinese Block                                                Harp
        Tom Tom (single-stroke Snare Drum w/ muted snare)            Glockenspiel
        Sleigh Bells                                                 Bells
    
    
    
    BACK RAIL                                                        TOE STUDS
                                                                                                       
    ACCOMPANIMENT SECOND TOUCHES                                     Pedal Combos 1-3
                                                                     Surf
    8' Harmonic Tuba                                                 Steamboat Whistle
    8' Diaphonic Diapason                                            Fire Gong (reit.)
    8' Tibia Clausa                                                  Horse's Hooves
       Cathedral Chimes
    
                                                                     
                                                                     KEY CHEEK BUTTONS
    GREAT SECOND TOUCHES  
                                                                     Door Bell                                           
     16' Tuba Profunda                                               Bird                 
      8' Tibia Clausa                                                Auto Horn (klaxon type)               
      8' Krumet                                                      Siren          
    
     
                                                                     
    TREMULANTS                                                       SWELL PEDALS
    
    Main                                                             Main
    Solo                                                             Solo
    Vox Humana                                                       General*
    Tuba                                                             Crescendo**
    
    
    
    PIANO-STYLE PEDALS
    
    1st Touch--Snare Drum Roll/2nd Touch--Bass Drum & Tap Cymbal
                                                                   
    1st Touch--Sfortzando--All ranks/2nd Touch--Adds all tuned percussions
    
    --Affects Great and Pedal--
    
    
    
    SWELL COUPLERS                              COMBINATION ACTION
    
    Main                                        Pedal--Toe studs 1-3
    Solo                                        Acc.--PP/P/MF/F/FF & 1-5
    General                                     Great--P/MF/F/FF/FFF & 1-5                                                               
                                                Solo--1-6
    
    
    
    BLOWER
    
    5 Horsepower Spencer Turbine Co. Unit--Located next to Solo Chamber
    
    
    
    *Fitted with "Piano emphasis" trigger contact.  When swell pedal is depressed far  
     enough, the trigger activates a second set of magnets in the Piano causing the
     hammers to strike the strings harder.
    
     A Piano sustain stud switch is also on the General Swell
    
    
    
    **Crescendo affects Great and Pedal
    
    
    
    CHAMBER ANALYSIS
    
    MAIN CHAMBER--HOUSE-LEFT--All manual chest ranks on 10"/Shutters, Relays, Switches--12" 
    
    16' Flute--97 pipes
     8' Violin Celeste--73 pipes
     8' Violin--85 pipes
    16' Diaphonic Diapason--85 pipes
     8' Krumet--61 pipes
        Chrysoglott--49 notes--12" wind
        Relays Unit and 2 Switch Stacks
    
    
    
    SOLO CHAMBER--HOUSE-RIGHT--All manual chest ranks on 10"/Shutters & Percussions--12"
                               Vox Humana on 6"/Tuba on 15"/Effects--12"
    
     8' Vox Humana--61 pipes
     8' Orchestral Oboe--61 pipes
     8' Tibia Clausa--73 pipes
     8' Quintadena--61 pipes
    16' Harmonic Tuba--85 pipes
        Marimba/Harp--49 notes
        Glockenspiel/Bells--30 notes
        Cathedral Chimes--25 notes
        All non-tonal percussions
        All sound effects
    
    
    
    RIGHT SIDE OF ORCHESTRA PIT
    
    Upright Piano--Wind pressure unknown--Probably 12" to 15"
    
    ++Mandolin effect affects notes 25-88.  Derived through strips w/ metal tips being laid
      on the Piano strings.
        
                                                                     
    
    		
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