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    Restored Fox WurliTzer Organ in California

    I just received an e-mail regarding the Fox Studios WurliTzer that was just recently restored in California. Our Symphony conductor is actually in one of the videos, and sent the following links:
    Variety article:
    http://ow.ly/EMKE30oEn9m

    Full video (Bandrika Studio): (40 minute video tour of the organ)


    Featured Video (House with a Clock in its Walls):
    https://www.facebook.com/44645803879...9205159555727/

    Enjoy!

    Michael
    Last edited by Admin; 05-07-2019, 06:35 AM.
    Way too many organs to list, but I do have 5 Allens:
    • MOS-2 Model 505-B / ADC-4300-DK / ADC-5400 / ADC-6000 (Symphony) / ADC-8000DKC
    • Lowrey Heritage (DSO-1)
    • 9 Pump Organs, 1 Pipe Organ & 4 Pianos

    #2
    Well, as I am so fond of saying, "It's just amazing what you can do with a lot of money!" Is composing really that lucrative?

    I was aware of this project but had not seen the video tour. Thanks for posting those links.
    Larry is my name; Allen is an organ brand name.

    Main: Allen RMWTHEA.3 with Rocky Mount Electra-Piano, Allen 423-C + Gyro cabinet, Britson Opus OEM38, Saville Series IV Opus 209, Steinway AR Duo-Art, Mills Violano Virtuoso with MIDI
    Lower Level: Hammond 9812H with roll player, Gulbransen Rialto, Roland E-200, Vintage Moog
    Shop: Mason&Hamlin AR Ampico piano, Allen ADC-5300-D with 18 speakers and MIDI, 4 Allen theater organ tone cabinets (including 3 Gyros, but don't call me Gyro Gearloose!).

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    • Eric Mack
      Eric Mack commented
      Editing a comment
      I have attended concerts to hear this organ in its new home. Truly remarkable. And, Nathan Barr is using his studio and the organ to reach out and encourage musicians and composers across Hollywood. Magnificent instrument and a fantastic setting.

      One amazing thing:
      Nathan comes out, the room is dead silent.
      Then, he says "you must be warm" and clicks the remote to turn on air conditioning. The room gets cold but still silent.
      Then, he says, "let me turn on the organ" and clicks the switch and .. the room is still silent.
      Then, he says, "let me turn on the tremulants", and.. the room is still silent.

      He designed the studio to record the organ with multiple isolated floors and the HVAC in a separate building to eliminate all noise. No parallel surfaces. And. percussion in its own chamber.

      Truly remarkable.

      My write up from one of my visits:
      http://www.thisold340.com/queue-the-...e-at-bandrika/
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