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2/9 Mighty WurliTzer
Theatre Pipe Organ
Dave Geiger Residence
Columbus, Ohio

Click here to download a 2048 x 1536 JPG image showing the console of the 2/9 Mighty WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ installed at Dave Geiger's residence in Columbus, Ohio.
The console of the 2/9 Mighty WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ
installed at Dave Geiger residence in Columbus, Ohio.



This month's featured organ is the 2/9 Mighty WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ installed at Dave Geiger's residence in Columbus, Ohio.

The instrumnent is an enlargement of the 1926 Wurlitzer 2/5 Style B Special, Opus 1503 originally installed in the Indiana Theatre in Washington, IN.

The nine ranks and percussions are as follows:

  • Concert Flute
  • Salicional
  • Salicional Celeste
  • Open Diapason
  • Clarinet
  • Orchestral Oboe
  • Vox Humana
  • Tibia Clausa
  • Tuba Horn
  • Xylophone
  • Glockenspiel
  • Chrysoglott
  • Chimes

It is equipped with a Peterson electronic relay and record/playback system. Wind is supplied from twin high-speed high-pressure Meidinger "silent" blowers of 1.5 hp each.



A Closer Look at the Console


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The stop sweep of the 2/9 Mighty WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ
installed at Dave Geiger residence in Columbus, Ohio.



A Closer Look at the Chambers


Click here to download a 2048 x 1536 JPG image showing the main chamber of the 2/9 Mighty WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ installed at Dave Geiger's residence in Columbus, Ohio.
The main chamber of the 2/9 Mighty WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ
installed at Dave Geiger residence in Columbus, Ohio.

The chamber is in an unfinished area of the basement with the console and listening area in an adjacent finished room with exposed swell shades.

Click here to download a 2048 x 1536 JPG image showing the solo chamber of the 2/9 Mighty WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ installed at Dave Geiger's residence in Columbus, Ohio.
The solo chamber of the 2/9 Mighty WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ
installed at Dave Geiger residence in Columbus, Ohio.



Free Music Downloads


Tom Hoehn at the console of the
Mighty WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ

Free music downloads from the Bone Doctor at the 2/9 Mighty WurliTzer Theatre Pipe Organ installed at Dave Geiger's residence in Columbus, Ohio.

On April 18th of 2007, fellow Featured Artist Tom Hoehn sent us some recordings of this great instrument for you to enjoy.

  1. Somewhere Over The Rainbow
    Playing time = 3:52, file size = 3.59MB, bit rate = 136KB/sec.
  2. Big Band Medley
    Playing time = 3:39, file size = 3.38MB, bit rate = 136KB/sec.
  3. My Fair Lady Medley
    Playing time = 12:26, file size = 11.4MB, bit rate = 136KB/sec.
  4. That's Entertainment!
    Playing time = 2:57, file size = 2.75MB, bit rate = 136KB/sec.
  5. Theme From Ice Castles
    Playing time = 3:20, file size = 3.08MB, bit rate = 136KB/sec.
  6. Tico Tico
    Playing time = 3:17, file size = 3.04MB, bit rate = 136KB/sec.
  7. Poet and Peasant Part 1
    Playing time = 3:06, file size = 2.87MB, bit rate = 136KB/sec.
  8. Poet and Peasant Part 2
    Playing time = 5:13, file size = 4.83MB, bit rate = 136KB/sec.



About The Music


The recordings were made live using a Zoom H4 digital audio recorder provided by Tom Hoehn. These recordings were made live and we did not edit out anything except some residual electronic noise, which was almost not there.



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