Pipe Organ Database

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The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 2005, 1929)

Location:

State Theatre
49 Market Street
Sydney, 11 NSW 2000 AU
Organ ID: 47202

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • 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: Wurlitzer
  • 21 ranks. 4 manuals. 216 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 216
  • Position: Console on lift.
  • 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 meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 11, 2016:

Wurlitzer Style 270 Sp
Factory date: December 17, 1928
Factory date: April 22, 1929 - Second console added

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

Database Manager on August 28, 2010:

Identified through online information from Cliff Greet.

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

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