Terrace Theatre

361 West 23rd Street
New York, N.Y. 10011



The 597-seat Terrace Theatre was located on 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.
           
Wurlitzer Organ Company
North Tonawanda, N.Y. – Opus 1818 (1927)
Electro-pneumatic action
Style E
2 manuals, 7 ranks


This organ, with a factory date of December 20, 1927, was moved on August 21, 1935 to WOR Radio's studio at 1440 Broadway.
           
Pedal – 32 notes
16
  Diaphone
  Pedal 2nd Touch
16
  Bourdon
  Bass Drum
8
  Trumpet
  Kettle Drum
8
  Diaphonic Diapason
  Crash Cymbal
8
  Tibia Clausa     Cymbal
8
  Flute      
8
  Cello      

   

   
Accompaniment (Manual I) –- 61 notes
16
  Contra Viole [TC]     Harp Chrysoglott
16
  Vox Humana [TC]     Snare Drum
8
  Trumpet     Tambourine
8
  Diaphonic Diapason     Castanets
8
  Tibia Clausa     Chinese Block
8
  Violin     Tom-Tom
8
  Violin Celeste [TC]
  Sleigh Bells
8
  Concert Flute      
8
  Vox Humana     Accompaniment 2nd Touch
4
  Octave     Trumpet
4
  Piccolo     Tibia Clausa
4
  Viole     Cathedral Chimes
4
  Octave Celeste     Triangle
4
  Flute      
4
  Vox Humana      
2
  Piccolo     Five Adjustable Combination Pistons

   

   
Solo (Manual II) – 61 notes
16
  Diaphone
4
  Flute
16
  Tibia Clausa [TC]
2 2/3
  Twelfth
16
  Bourdon
2
  Piccolo
16
  Vox Humana [TC]
1 3/5
  Tierce
8
  Trumpet
  Cathedral Chimes
8
  Diaphonic Diapason
  Xylophone
8
  Tibia Clausa
  Glockenspiel
8
  Violin
  Harp Chrysoglott
8
  Violin Celeste [TC]
   
8
  Concert Flute
  Solo 2nd Touch
8
  Vox Humana
16
  Trumpet [TC]
4
  Octave
8
  Tibia Clausa
4
  Piccolo
   
4
  Viole
   
4
  Viole Celeste
  Five Adjustable Combination Pistons

   

   
General
One Balanced Expression Pedal      
One General Tremulant      
One Vox Humana Tremulant      
           
Effects (operated by pistons)
Horse Hoofs Train Fire Gong (reiterating)
Surf Effect Auto Horn Steamboat Whistle
Bird Fire Gong Siren
     
Door Bell (push button)  
           
Sources:
     Cinema Treasures website: http://www.cinematreasures.org
     Junchen, David L., comp. and ed. by Jeff Weiler. The WurliTzer Pipe Organ – An Illustrated History. Chicago: The American Theatre Organ Society, 2005.
     Kaufmann, Preston J. Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 3. Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1995.