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Théâtre Pigalle : console d’orgue
Théatre Olympia: console d’orgue
The six cinema-organs (le Paramount, le Madeleine, le Clichy Palace, l’Olympia, le Théâtre Pigalle et le Gaumont Palace) are gone, with the exeption of the organ of the cinéma Gaumont-Palace. Gaumont-Palace Built in 1930 by Hill, Norman and Beard Limited from Norwich, IV/14, unit. This organ is moved in 1980 to the Pavillon Baltard (the old Halles de Paris) in Nogent-sur-Marne and restored by Dargassies. Olympia Unit organ Cavaillé-Coll (1930) II/11 Le Paramount Unit organ Wurlitzer (1927) II/60 (10), détruit en 1972 Le Madeleine Unit organ Wurlitzer (1926) II/35 (5) , transported and rebuilt in 1937 at Stanford Hall, Loughborough (United Kingdom) Marivaux Mutin-Cavaillé-Coll (1918), transported and rebuilt by Helbig in 1953 at Notre-Dame de l’Assomption, Argentré-du-Plessis (35). Current composition Palais-Rochechouart Merklin-organ Clichy Palace Unit organ (7 real stops) built in 1928 by Standaart (Rotterdam, Netherlands). The console has a pedalboard of 30 notes, two keyboards and a piano of 88 notes. It has 7 real stops, extended to about 14 stops, it has many percussions, bass drum, drum, cymbal, wood-block, whistle, siren, hail, gong, tube chime ect. The box containing the pipes was rebuilt and is completely removable. The organ is equipped with a "midi" system with diskettes that allows the organist to record and listen to himself. Now privately owned and for sale. Théâtre Pigalle Organ Cavaillé-Coll (1932) III/55 (43), disappeared. Organs in concert halls
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The six cinema-organs (le Paramount, le Madeleine, le Clichy Palace, l’Olympia, le Théâtre Pigalle et le Gaumont Palace) are gone, with the exeption of the organ of the cinéma Gaumont-Palace. Gaumont-Palace Built in 1930 by Hill, Norman and Beard Limited from Norwich, IV/14, unit. This organ is moved in 1980 to the Pavillon Baltard (the old Halles de Paris) in Nogent-sur-Marne and restored by Dargassies. Olympia Unit organ Cavaillé-Coll (1930) II/11 Le Paramount Unit organ Wurlitzer (1927) II/10 (60), détruit en 1972 Le Madeleine Unit organ Wurlitzer (1926) II/5 (35) , transported and rebuilt in 1937 at Stanford Hall, Loughborough (United Kingdom) Marivaux Mutin-Cavaillé-Coll (1918), transported and rebuilt by Helbig in 1953 at Notre-Dame de l’Assomption, Argentré-du-Plessis (35). Current composition Palais-Rochechouart Merklin-organ Clichy Palace Unit organ (7 real stops) built in 1928 by Standaart (Rotterdam, Netherlands). The console has a pedalboard of 30 notes, two keyboards and a piano of 88 notes. It has 7 real stops, extended to about 14 stops, it has many percussions, bass drum, drum, cymbal, wood-block, whistle, siren, hail, gong, tube chime ect. The box containing the pipes was rebuilt and is completely removable. The organ is equipped with a "midi" system with diskettes that allows the organist to record and listen to himself. Now privately owned and for sale. Théâtre Pigalle Organ Cavaillé-Coll (1932) III/55 (43), disappeared. Theater organs…