Pipe Organ Database

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The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 2065, 1929)

Location:

Temple Sholom
3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60657 US
Organ ID: 9151

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Synagogues and other Jewish Houses of Worship
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is playable, but not in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Daniel Boin on April 27, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wurlitzer
  • 32 ranks. 4 manuals. 73 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 14, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Registers: 73
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 14, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 14, 2018.

Database Manager on April 07, 2015:

"Style Sp 4m"
Factory date: September 5, 1929

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

Database Manager on February 09, 2007:

Updated through online information from Martin Hill. -- In resonably good condition, somewhat regular use as of 2007

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 2002

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from <i>2002 OHS Convention Handbook</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Auditorium Interior: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2011-04-02

Pipework: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2011-04-02

Shofar Stop Tabs and Builder Nameplate: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2011-04-02

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Daniel Boin. Taken on 2020-01-08

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Daniel Boin. Taken on 2020-01-08

Console: Daniel Boin. Taken on 2020-01-08

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