Yaarab Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. / Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 US
Organ ID: 8171
The original console was rebuilt in 2020 by A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company. During its renovation a replica console was in place.No stops changes.
The console for "Mighty Mo" was rebuilt in 2020 by A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company. During the original consoles removal a replica console, built by A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company, was put in place to allow the organ to remain playable.
A uniflex relay was put in place of the old Moller relay and combination action. All of the original machinery and parts have been retained and are in storage. No pipes were changed and no electronic voices were added to the instrument. There were some additional unifications and stop duplexes added to the console at the behest of the client. The present decorations on the reflect a careful study of what was under many layers of paint to restore the original look to the Fox console.
Updated through online information from John Tanner. -- The 12 notes of the 32' Diaphones are installed in an area between the organ chambers and the interior walls of the auditorium. 6 pipes are installed on one side of the auditorium and 6 pipes on the other side. these pipes speak on 25" of wind. The 35 horsepower kinetic blower was replaced in the late 1980s with a new 70 horsepower Spencer Blower. Also a Baldwin player Grand piano was added in 1963. This piano was originally installed on the Kilgen organ in the Piccadily Theater, Chicago.
Updated through online information from Ralph W. Daniel. -- The Etherial division is located in a chamber on the upper section of the right (north) organ grille, not at the back of the auditorium or above the proscenium, as many rumors would have it.
Status Note: There 1996.
Cost $42,000. In 5 chambers. 10-rank Etherial/string div. (Nelson shows 387 reg.). Console on lift, stage right.