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Stop List for the Alabama Theatre Wurlitzer

Below these two photographs is a table of contents to help you find the information you may be interested in about the chamber layouts and stops of the Alabama Wurlitzer Unit Orchestra, Opus 1783, Publix 1 (285 stops, 85 pistons, 2336 pipes).

Front view of the organ console, in the full up position.

The organ console in the full-up position. [PhotoCredit: Sabrina Summers]

The organ console key manuals with pistons, stop rails, and expression pedals.

The organ console key manuals with pistons, stop rails, and expression pedals. [PhotoCredit: Sabrina Summers]

Stop List Table of Contents

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Main Chamber (upper left)

Rank Pitch Pipes
1 Clarinet 8' 61
2 Concert Flute/Bourdon 16' - 2' 97
3 Tibia Clausa 8' - 2' 85
4 Diaphonic Diapason 16' - 4' 85
5 Tuba Horn 16' - 8' 73
6 Flute Celeste 4' - 2' 73
7 Trombone 16' - 8' 73
8 Musette 8' 61
9 Violin 8' - 2' 85
10 Violin Celeste 8' - 4' 73

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String Chamber (lower left)

Rank Pitch Pipes
11 Dulciana 8' - 4' 73
12 Gamba/Violone 16' - 4' 85
13 Viol d'Orchestre 8' - 2' 85
14 Viol Celeste 8' - 4' 73
15 Vox Humana 8' 61
16 Unda Maris 8' - 4' 73
17 Gamba Celeste 8' - 4' 73
Chrysoglott 49 bars
Vibraphon 49 bars
Orchestral Chimes 25 tubes

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Solo Chamber (right)

Note that the right chamber is one very large two-story chamber with an upper and lower set of swell shades that operate together.

Rank Pitch Pipes
18 English (Post) Horn 8' 61
19 Trumpet (Brass) 8' 61
20 Solo String 8' - 4' 73
21 Tibia Clausa 16' - 2' 97
22 Tuba Mirabilis/Ophicleide 16' - 4' 85 (32' prepared)
23 Kinura 8' 61
24 Orchestral Oboe 8' 61
25 Quintadena 8' 61
26 Oboe Horn 8' 61
27 Saxophone 8' 61
28 Vox Humana 8' 61
29 Solo String Celeste 8' - 4' 73
30 Lieblich Flute 8' - 2' 85
31 Horn Diapason 16' - 4' 85
32 Harmonic Flute 4' 61
Marimba Harp 49 bars
Master Xylophone 37 bars (exposed)
Xylophone 37 bars
Glockenspiel 37 bars
Sleigh Bells 25 notes
Cathedral Chimes 25 tubes
Piano 85 notes
Traps

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Pedal Stops

Stop Chamber
32 Contra Bombarde (Cornet V) Mn & Solo
32 Resultant (Tibia) Solo
32 Resultant (Bourdon) Mn
16 Ophicleide Solo
16 Trombone Mn
16 Tuba Profunda Mn
16 Diaphone Mn
16 Bass Solo
16 Tibia Clausa Solo
16 Violone St
16 Bourdon Mn
8 English Horn Solo
8 Tuba Mirabilis Solo
8 Trombone Mn
8 Tuba Horn Mn
8 Octave Mn
8 Horn Diapason Solo
8 Tibia Clausa Mn
8 Tibia Clausa (Solo) Solo
8 Clarinet Mn
8 Bass Solo String (6 Rnks) Mn, St, Solo
8 Cello (2 Rnks) St
8 Oboe Horn Solo
8 Flute Mn
4 Octave Mn
16 Piano Solo
Pedal Octave
Accomp to Pedal
Great to Pedal
Great Pedal Octave
Solo to Pedal
Pedal Pizz
Bass Drum Solo
Kettle Drum Solo
Sizzle Cymbal Solo
Tap Cymbal Solo
Crash Cymbal Solo
Triangle Solo
Accomp Traps to Pedal

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Reversible Pedal Stops

Stop Chamber
8 Kinura Solo
5-1/3 Tibia Mn & Solo

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Accompaniment Stops

Stop Chamber
8 Trumpet Solo
8 Trombone Mn
8 Tuba Horn Mn
8 Diaphonic Diapason Mn
8 Horn Diapason Solo
8 Tibia Clausa Mn
8 Clarinet Mn
8 Solo String (2 Rnks) Solo
8 Violin (2 Rnks) Mn
8 Gamba (2 Rnks) St
8 Viol d'Orchestre (2 Rnks) St
8 Oboe Horn Solo
8 Quintadena Solo
8 Dulciana (2 Rnks) St
8 Concert Flute (2 Rnks) Mn
8 Lieblich Flute Solo
8 Vox Humana St
4 Octave Mn
4 Octave Horn Solo
4 Piccolo (Tibia) Mn
4 Violina (2 Rnks) Mn
4 Gambette (2 Rnks) St
4 Octave Viol (2 Rnks) St
4 Dulcet (2 Rnks) St
4 Flute (2 Rnks) Mn
4 Lieblich Flute Solo
4 Vox Humana St
2-2/3 Lieblich Twelfth Solo
2 Piccolo (Flute) Mn
2 Flautina Solo
8 Piano Solo
Harp Sub Solo
Harp Solo
Chrysoglott Master St
Chrysoglott St
Octave Accomp
Solo to Accomp
Tibia Vox Amplex (Solo) Solo
Snare Drum Solo
Tom Tom Solo
Triangle Solo
Tap Cymbal Solo
Sizzle Cymbal Solo
Sand Block Solo
Castanets Solo
Tambourine Solo
Chinese Block Solo

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Accomp Second Touch Stops

Stop Chamber
8 English Horn Solo
8 Tuba Mirabilis Solo
8 Trumpet Solo
8 Trombone Mn
8 Tuba Horn Mn
8 Diaphonic Diapason Mn
8 Tibia Clausa II Mn & Solo
8 Strings Mn, St, Solo
8 Clarinet Mn
4 Piccolos II Mn & Solo
8 Piano Solo
Harp Sub/Chrysoglott St & Solo
Glockenspiel Octave Solo
Cathedral Chimes Solo
Traps
Great Accomp Octave
Solo to Accomp
Solo Accomp Pizz

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Great Stops

Stop Chamber
16 English Horn (Ten C) Solo
16 Tuba Mirabilis Solo
16 Trombone Mn
16 Tuba Profunda Mn
16 Horn Diapason Solo
16 Tibia Clausa (Ten C) Mn
16 Tibia Clausa (Solo) Solo
16 Orchestral Oboe (Ten C) Solo
16 Clarinet (Ten C) Mn
16 Saxophone (Ten C) Solo
16 String Ensemble (8 Rnks) Mn, St, Solo
16 Vox Humana (Ten C) St
16 Vox Humana (Solo Ten C) Solo
8 English Horn Solo
8 Tuba Mirabilis Solo
8 Trumpet Solo
8 Trombone Mn
8 Tuba Horn Mn
8 Diaphonic Diapason Mn
8 Horn Diapason Solo
8 Tibia Clausa Mn
8 Tibia Clausa (Solo) Solo
8 Orchestral Oboe Solo
8 Kinura Solo
8 Clarinet Mn
8 Saxophone Solo
8 Solo Strings (2 Rnks) Solo
8 Gamba/Violin (4 Rnks) St/Mn
8 Viol d'Orchestre (2 Rnks) St
8 Oboe Horn Solo
8 Quintadena Solo
8 Dulciana (2 Rnks) St
8 Concert Flue (2 Rnks) Mn
8 Lieblich Flute Solo
8 Vox Humana St
8 Vox Humana (Solo) Solo
5-1/3 Quint (Tibia Solo) Solo
4 Octave Mn
4 Octave Horn Solo
4 Piccolo Mn
4 Piccolo (Solo) Solo
4 Solo Strings (2 Rnks) Solo
4 Gambette/Violina (4 Rnks) St/Mn
4 Octave Viol (2 Rnks) St
4 Harmonic Flute Solo
4 Flute (2 Rnks) Mn
4 Lieblich Flute Solo
4 Vox Humana St
3-1/5 Tenth (Tibia Solo) Solo
2-2/3 Twelfth (Tibia Solo) Solo
2-2/3 Twelfth (Flute) Mn
2 Piccolo (Tibia) Mn
2 Piccolo (Tibia Solo) Solo
2 Fifteenth St
2 Piccolo (Flute) Mn
2 Flautina Solo
1-3/5 Tierce (Flute) Mn
1 Fife (Tibia Solo) Solo
1 Flute Mn
Mixture (4 Rnks) Mn
8 Piano Solo
Harp Solo
Xylophone Master Solo
Xylophone Solo
Glockenspiel Solo
Chrysoglott Master St
Chrysoglott St
Cathedral Chimes Solo
Suboctave Great
Great Unison Off
Octave Great
Solo Great Sub
Solo to Great

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Reversible Great Stops

Stop Chamber
16 Bourdon Mn
8 Musette Mn
Violins Off
Gambas Off
Tremulants 2T

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Great Second Touch Stops

Stop Chamber
16 English Horn Solo
8 English Horn Solo
Solo to Great
Solo Great Melody
Solo Great Pizz

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Bombarde Stops

Stop Chamber
16 English Horn (Ten C) Solo
16 Tuba Mirabilis Solo
16 Trumpet (Ten C) Solo
16 Trombone Mn
16 Tuba Profunda Mn
16 Diaphone Mn
16 Tibia Clausa (Ten C) Mn
16 Tibia Clausa (Solo) Solo
16 String Ensemble (8 Rnks) Mn, St, Solo
16 Vox Humana (2 Rnks Ten C) St & Solo
8 English Horn Solo
8 Tuba Mirabilis Solo
8 Trumpet Solo
8 Trombone Mn
8 Tuba Horn Mn
8 Diaphonic Diapason Mn
8 Tibia Clausa Mn
8 Tibia Clausa (Solo) Solo
8 String Ensemble (8 Rnks) Mn, St, Solo
8 Vox Humana (2 Rnks) St & Solo
5-1/3 Quint (Tibia Main) Mn
4 Clarion Mirabilis Solo
4 Piccolo Mn
4 Piccolo (Solo) Solo
4 Harmonic Flute Solo
4 Lieblich Flute Solo
2-2/3 Twelfth (Tibia Main) Mn
2 Piccolo (Tibia Main) Mn
2 Piccolo (Tibia Solo) Solo
Mixture (7 Rnks) Mn & St
Xylophone Master Solo
Glockenspiel Solo
Chrysoglott St
Suboctave Bombarde
Octave Bombarde
Great Bombarde Sub
Great to Bombarde
Great Bombarde Octave
Solo to Bombarde

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Bombarde Backrail Stops

Stop Chamber
Solo Bombarde Sub
Solo Bombarde Melody
Solo Bombarde Pizz

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Solo Stops

Stop Chamber
8 English Horn Solo
8 Tuba Mirabilis Solo
8 Trumpet Solo
8 Trombone Mn
8 Tuba Horn Mn
8 Diaphonic Diapason Mn
8 Horn Diapason Solo
8 Tibia Clausa Mn
8 Tibia Clausa (Solo) Solo
8 Orchestral Oboe Solo
8 Musette Mn
8 Clarinet Mn
8 Saxophone Solo
8 String Ensemble (6 Rnks) Mn, St, Solo
8 Oboe Horn Solo
8 Quintadena Solo
8 Vox Humana St
8 Vox Human (Solo) Solo
4 Piccolo Mn
4 Piccolo (Solo) Solo
4 Lieblich Flute Solo
2-2/3 Twelfth (Tibia Solo) Solo
2 Piccolo (Tibia) Mn
2 Piccolo (Tibia Solo) Solo
1-3/5 Tierce (Tibia Solo) Solo
1-1/3 Larigot (Tibia Solo) Solo
1 Fife (Tibia Solo) Solo
8 Piano Solo
Harp Sub Solo
Xylophone Master Solo
Xylophone Solo
Glockenspiel Solo
Sleigh Bells Solo
Chrysoglott Master St
Chrysoglott St
Cathedral Chimes Solo
Orchestral Chimes St
Suboctave Solo
Solo Unison Off
Third Solo
Fifth Solo
Seventh Solo
Octave Solo

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Tremulants

Stop Chamber
Clarinet (& Musette) Mn
Main (Flute & Violin) Mn
Strings St
Tuba (& Diapason) Mn
Trombone Mn
Solo I Solo
Solo II Solo
Tuba Mirabilis Solo
Tibia Clausa (Main & Solo) Mn & Solo
Vox Humana (String & Solo) St & Solo

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General

Stop Chamber
Mandolin Solo
Mirimba Harp Reit Solo
Glockenspiel/Xylophone Reit Solo
String Celestes Off St & Solo
Flute Celeste Off Mn
Unda Maris Off St
Sostenuto
Vibraphon
Main Swell on String

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Chief Organ Technician Larry Donaldson at the bench.

Chief Organ Technician Larry Donaldson at the bench, trying to remember what he was supposed to fix. [PhotoCredit: Sabrina Summers]