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Estey Organ Co. (1926)

Location:

Memorial Auditorium
15th and J Streets
Sacramento, CA 95814 US
Organ ID: 8920

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 49 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 41 stops. 81 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 41
  • Registers: 81
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
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 May 03, 2017:

Updated by Douglas McClary, who gave this as the source of the information: Attended performance, 90th anniversary of auditorium & organ. Accompanied sielent movie Steamboat Bill Jr "1927". We all had a great time. The music "all 1927 or before" to accompany Silent movie Steamboat Bill Jr. staring Buster Keyton was selected by organist Dave Moreno.

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

Database Manager on April 06, 2012:

Updated through online information from Steven E. Lawson.

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

Database Manager on September 17, 2007:

Updated through online information from Philip Stimmel.

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

Database Manager on September 17, 2007:

Updated through online information from Philip Stimmel. -- "Cash register" console.

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 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Restored 1996 by Nelson Scott and volunteers.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specifications from Estey Shop Order
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Auditorium Exterior: Photograph by Matias Bombal.

Interior - Stage Curtain: Photograph by Matias Bombal.

Auditorium Interior from Left Gallery: Photograph by Matias Bombal.

Auditorium Interior from Right Gallery: Photograph by Matias Bombal.

Auditorium Interior from on Stage: Photograph by Matias Bombal.

Console and Lift: Photograph by Matias Bombal. Taken on 2016-09-15

Console Details: Photograph by Matias Bombal. Taken on 2016-09-15

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