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Barton Organ Co. (Opus 249, 1928)

Location:

The Overture Center
203 State St.
Madison, WI 53703_ US
Oscar Mayer Theater / Capitol Theatre
Organ ID: 5965

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Status and Condition:

  • The organ is unaltered from its original 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 14 ranks. 3 manuals. 103 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • 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
  • Stops: 103
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on September 05, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from Eric Frailing. -- Instrument designed and built specifically for the Oscar Mayer/Capitol Theatre by Barton Organ Co., of Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1990

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Originally Capitol Theater. Grand Barton Theater Organ.

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

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