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Robert Morton Organ Co. (Opus 2459, 1928)

Location:

New Plymouth (Loew's) Theatre
261 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608 US
Organ ID: 33504

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 8 ranks. 8 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Registers: 8
  • 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.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 10, 2015:

Information from Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. II by David L. Junchen.

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

Database Manager on March 02, 2008:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was purchased by Eric Larson of Ipswich who installed the organ in his home with tonal and percussion additions. Original percussions were: chrysoglott, glockenspiel, xylophone, and chimes.

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

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