WurliTzer OPUS 1954 3/11 Style 225
installed in the Pickwick Theatre, Park Ridge, Ill in 1928
A Theatre Organ original in its original home
Pickwick Theatre, Park Ridge, Illinois
The Pickwick organ looked very different when the theatre opened in 1928 with its ART DECO morif. The console was decorated to match the theme of the auditorium. Some years later the console lost this decoration and is now painted in a very common white garb. The organ has been maintained through the
years by CATOE members and at present is receiving the TLC from crew chief Mark Hanson. The organ Solo chamber was vandalized before CATOE began maintaining the organ and the missing Kinura had to be replaced and the missing Orchestral Oboe replaced by a Posthorn.
WurliTzer opus 1954, Pickwick Theatre
Pickwick WurliTzer 3/11 style 225
WurliTzer Opus 1954 Style 225 Chamber Analysis
MAIN

16' DIAPASON
16' CONCERT FLUTE
VIOLIN
VIOL CELESTE
SALICIONAL
CLARINET
CHRYSOGLOTT

SOLO

16' TUBA
TIBIA CLAUSA
POSTHORN
KINURA
VOX HUMANA
XYLOPHONE
GLOCKENSPIEL
MARIMBA
CHIMES
SLEIGHBELLS
TAMBOURINE
CASTANETS
WOOD BLOCK
TRIANGLE
SNARE DRUM
BASS DRUM
AUTO HORN
TRAIN WHISTLE
SIREN
FIRE GONG
HORSES HOOVES
SURF SOUND

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