The OHS Pipe Organ Database

George Olson Orchestra, Roosevelt Hotel
Los Angeles: Hollywood, California 90028

Ballroom

OHS Database ID 30379.


Status and Condition

The organ is no longer at this location, and is presumed destroyed, dispersed or relocated.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 10, 2019.


Technical Details

Two manuals. 3 ranks.

Notes

  • Identified by James R. Stettner through information from the Estey Opus List, published in The Boston Organ Club newsletter, 1973-1979. (Database Manager. October 25, 2007)
  • Updated by Jim Lewis, naming this as the source of information: Original contract and paperwork - Estey Organ Museum.

    This Estey Minuette organ was installed for use with the then-popular George Olsen Orchestra during the 1929-1930 season. It was later sold to J.D. Fredericks, jr., Los Angeles (Stephen Hall. March 10, 2019)

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  • Original document from Jim Lewis.. Source: Original contract - Estey Organ Museum
    Los Angeles: Hollywood, CA
    George Olson Orchestra, Roosevelt Hotel
    
    Organ by Estey Organ Co.
    Estey Minuette
    Accompaniment:
    16 Bass Viol
    8  Clarinet (tc)
    8  Viola
    8  Flute
    4  Clarinet
    4  Violin
    4  Flute
    
    Solo-Melody:
    16 Bass Viol
    8  Clarinet (tc)
    8  Viola
    8  Oboe (synthetic)
    8  Quintadena (synthetic)
    8  Flute
    4  Clarinet
    4  Violin
    4  Flute
    2 2/3 Twelfth
    2  Clarinet
    2  Piccolo
    1 3/5 Tierce
    
    Pedal:
    16 Contra Viol
    8  Viola
    8  Flute
    
    General Tremulant
    
    		
  • Click Here Original document from Jim Lewis.. Source: Original contract - Estey Organ Museum Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.