Oriental Theater
   2230 North Farwell Avenue
   Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
   LL: N 43.05957, W 87.88591
*Former location (1926-1988):
   St.James United Methodist Church
   40th & Ellis Avenues
   Chicago, Illinois, USA
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   Oriental Theater
   2230 North Farwell Avenue
   Milwaukee, WI  53202-1117
   T: (414)276-8711




   Tower tubes by Deagan; church gave the
   system to Milwaukee's Kimball Club
   for installation here.
   Note range assumed from Deagan's
   general advertising material.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 10 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1988
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

Front view of the Oriental Theater building façade with its asymmetrical turrets

Side view of the Oriental Theater building facade and turrets

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in WI.
Index to all tower bell instruments in WI.

   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/04/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/12/31

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