Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

William Hansen and Gary Hanson (1982)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 1587, 1927)

Location:

Loew's Theatre / Ocean State Performing Arts Center / Providence Performing Arts Center
220 Weybosset Street
Providence, RI 02903 US
Organ ID: 7971

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wurlitzer
  • 21 ranks. 5 manuals. 169 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer 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: 5
  • Stops: 169
  • 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 May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: Operational.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Building was Loew's Theater. Relocated in 1982 from Marbro Theatre, Chicago, IL via Minneapolis, MN. One of 5 five-manual Wurlitzers. Theater previously had 1928 Morton 4-20r, the pipes of which went to Waltham, MA.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
EMCATOS website: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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