Pipe Organ Database

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Owner (Opus 637, 1967)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 637, 1924)

Location:

Dendy Theatre
Brighton
Melbourne, 11 AU
Theatre
Organ ID: 47203

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 15 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • 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, AGO standard placement.
  • 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 August 29, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Cliff Greet.

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

Database Manager on August 28, 2010:

Identified through on-line information from Cliff Greet. -- Originally installed in the Capitol Theater, Melbourne in 1924, it was removed in 1963 and subsequently installed in the Dendy in 1967. Console originally polished timber, gold & white ca. 1930s, renovated back to polished timber.

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

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