The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia

Building “stand-in” console and renovation of the “Mighty Mo” console

CD: MAGNIFICENT MELODIES ON “MIGHTY MO” by Ken Double

We are proud to sponsor this CD featuring Ken Double playing favorite selections on the rebuilt Mighty Mo console. The CD booklet may be viewed below.

Copies of the CD may be ordered from Ken Double at: www.kendoubleproductions.com

PROJECT PHOTOS
We would like to thank Michele Schuff for her amazing job in photographing and documenting the process of renovating the Mighty Mo console, in great detail. And thanks to Leigh Burns for providing so much information and granting and obtaining necessary permissions to use materials contained on this page. The flipbook below contains just a very a small representation of some of the photos taken during this process.
SPECIFICATION

Pedal

16’ Ethereal Bourdon
8’   Ethereal Bourdon
32’ Acoustic Bass (resultant)
32’ Diaphone
16’ Bass Viole
16’ String Bass
16’ Bourdon
16’ Tibia Clausa (B)
16’ Tibia Plena (C)
16’ Diaphone
16’ Tuba
16’ Solo Post Horn
8’ Viola (B)
8’ Violincellos II (C)
8 Orch. Violins III (D)
8 Solo Violins III (A)
8’ Gambas II (B)
8’ Concert Flute

8’ Tibia Clausa (B)
8’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
8’ Tibia Plena (C)
8’ Stentorphone
8’ Diaphonic Diapason
8’ Clarinet
8’ English Horn
8’ French Horn
8’ French Trumpet
8’ Tuba
8’ Solo Post Horn
4’ Solo Violins III (A)
4’ Gambas II (B)
4’ Tibia Clausa II (BD)
4’ Stentorphone
4’ Tuba

Piano 16’ (not installed)
Piano 8’   (  “    “  )
Chimes
Snare Drums (roll)
First Bass Drum
Second Bass Drum
Kettle Drum
First Cymbal
Second Cymbal
Persian Cymbals
Crash Cymbal
Triangles
Pedal Octave

Accomp-to-Pedal 8’
Great-to-Pedal 8’
Solo-to-Pedal 8’
Bombarde-to-Pedal 8’

51 Pedal Stops

Accompaniment

First Snare Drum (tap)
Second Snare Drum (tap)
First Snare Drum (roll)
Second Snare Drum (roll)
Chinese Block (tap)
Tom Tom
Castanets
Tambourine
Shuffle
First Cymbal
Triangle

8’ Gemshorn
8’ Gemshorn Celeste
8’ Viola (B)
8’ Violoncellos II (C)
8’ Orch. Violins III (D)
8’ Solo Violins III (A)
8’ Gamba (B)
8’ Gamba Celeste (B)
8’ Concert Flute
8’ Chimney Flute
8’ Tibia Clausa (B)
8’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
8’ Stentorphone
8’ Diaphonic Diapason
8’ Minor Vox Humana (A)
8’ Mezzo Vox Humana (D)
8’ Clarinet
8’ Saxaphone
8’ English Horn
8’ French Horn
8’ French Trumpet

8’ Tuba
8’ Post Horn
4’ Viola (B)
4’ Violoncello (C)
4’ Solo Violins III (A)
4’ Gambas II (B)
4’ Concert Flute
4’ Chimney Flute
4’ Tibia Clausa (B)
4’ Minor Vox Humana (A)
4’ Mezzo Vox Humana (D)
2-2/3  Nazard
2-2/3  Violincello
2’ Concert Flute
2’ Violoncello
1-3/5  Viola
8’ Harp (C)
4’ Harp (C)
8’ Marimbaphone (B)
4’ Marimbaphone (B)
Chrysoglott
8’ Piano (not installed)
4’ Piano (  “     “  )

Accomp. 4’
Solo-to-Accomp 8’

ACCOMP. 2nd TOUCH
8’ String Ensemble (VI ranks AB)
8’ Gambas II (B)
8’ Tibias II (BC)
8’ Diaphonic Diapason

8’ Clarinet
8’ Saxaphone
8’ French Horn
8’ French Trumpet
8’ Tuba
8’ Post Horn
8’ Solo Post Horn
4’ Tibias II (BC)

Chimes
Glockenspiel
Harp 8’
Marimbaphone 8’
8’ Piano (not installed)
Triangle

Great-Accomp 4’
Solo-to-Accomp 8’
Bombarde-to-Accomp 8’
Perc-to-2nd Touch
Traps-to-2nd Touch

ACCOMP ETHEREAL
8’ Dulciana
8’ Salicional
8’ Vox Celeste
8’ Stopped Diapason
8’ Open Diapason
8’ Vox Humana
8’ Oboe
8’ Small Trumpet
4’ Flute Harmonic

89 Accompaniment Stops

Great

16’ Gemshorns II
16’ Bass Viole (B)
16’ Violoncellos II (C)
16’ Solo Violins III (A)
16’ Gamba (B)
16’ Gamba Celeste (B)
16’ Bourdon
16’ Stentorphone
16’ Diaphone
16’ Tibia Clausa (B)
16’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
16’ Tibia Plena (C)
16’ Minor Vox Humana (A)
16’ Mezzo Vox Humana (D)
16’ Clarinet
16’ English Horn
16’ Orch. Oboe
16’ Saxaphone
16’ French Horn
16’ French Trumpet
16’ Tuba
16’ Post Horn
16’ Solo Posthorn
8’ Gemshorn
8’ Gemshorn Celeste
8’ Viola (B)
8’ Violoncellos II (C)
8’ Solo Violins III (A)
8’ Orch Violins III (D)
8’ Gamba. (B)
8’ Gamba Celeste (B)
8’ Chimney Flute
8’ Concert Flute
8’ Stentorphone
8’ Diaphonic Diapason
8’ Tibia Clausa (B)
8’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
8’ Tibia Plena (C)

8’ Minor Vox Humana (A)
8’ Mezzo Vox Humana (D)
8’ Clarinet
8’ English Horn
8’ Kinura
8’ Orch. Oboe
8’ Saxaphone
8’ French Horn
8’ French Trumpet
8’ Tuba Harmonic
8’ Post Horn
8’ Solo Post Horn
5-1/3  Tibia Clausa (B)
5-1/3  Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
4’ Violoncellos II (C)
4’ Solo Violins III (A)
4’ Orch Violins III (D)
4’ Gamba (B)
4’ Gamba Celeste (B)
4’ Chimney Flute
4’ Concert Flute
4’ Stentorphone
4’ Diapason
4’ Tibia Clausa (B)
4’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
4’ Tibia Plena (C)
4’ Clarinet
4’ French Trumpet
4’ Tuba Harmonic
3-1/5  Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
2-2/3  Violoncellos II (C)
2-2/3  Nazard
2-2/3 Tibia Clausa (B)
2-2/3  Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
2’ Concert Flute
2’ Viole
2’ Tibia Clausa (B)
2’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)

1-3/5  Tierce
1-3/5  Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
1’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)

Chimes
Xylophone
Octave Xylophone 2’
Glockenspiel (single)
Orch Bells (repeat)
Chrysoglott
Harp 8’
Harp 4’
Marimba 8’ (repeat)
Marimba 4’ (repeat)
Piano 16’ (not installed)
Piano 8’   (  “    “  )
Piano 4’   (  “   “  )

Great 16’
Great Unison Off
Great 4’
Solo-to-Great 16’
Solo-to-Great 8’
Solo-to-Great 4’
Solo-to-Great Pizz
Bombarde-to-Great 16’
Bombarde-to-Great 8’
Bombarde Eth’l-to-Great 8’

TRICK COUPLERS:
Solo-to-Great 4-4/7
Solo-to-Great 5-1/3
Solo-to-Great 6-2/3

106 Great Stops

 

Solo

16’ String Bass III (B)
16’ Solo Violins III (A)
16’ Violoncellos II (C)
16’ Orch Violins III (D)
16’ Bourdon
16’ Stentorphone
16’ Diaphone
16’ Tibia Clausa (B)
16’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
16’ Tibia Plena (C)
16’ Minor Vox Humana (A)
16’ Mezzo Vox Humana (D)
16’ Bass Clarinet
16’ Bass English Horn
16’ Bass Orch Oboe
16’ Bass Saxaphone
16’ French Horn
16’ French Trumpet
16’ Tuba
16’ Post Horn
16’ Solo Post Horn
8’ Gemshorns II
8’ Violoncellos II (C)
8’ Solo Violins III (A)
8’ Orch Violins III (D)
8’ Gambas II (B)
8’ Concert Flute
8’ Chimney Flute

8’ Stentorphone
8’ Diaphonic Diapason
8’ Tibia Clausa (B)
8’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
8’ Tibia Plena (C)
8’ Minor Vox Humana (A)
8’ Mezzo Vox Humana (D)
8’ Clarinet
8’ English Horn
8’ Kinura
8’ Orch Oboe
8’ Saxaphone
8’ French Horn
8’ French Trumpet
8’ Tuba Harmonic
8’ Post Horn
8’ Solo Post Horn
5-1/3  Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
4’ Gemshorns II
4’ Viola (B)
4’ Violoncellos II (C)
4’ Solo Violins III (A)
4’ Orch Violins III (D)
4’ Gambas II (B)
4’ Tibia Clausa (B)
4’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
4’ Tibia Plena (C)
4’ Concert Flute

4’ Chimney Flute
3-1/5  Tibia Clausa (B)
2-2/3  Solo Violins III (A)
2-2/3  Tibia Clausa (B)
2-2/3  Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
2’ Viola
2’ Solo Violins III (A)
2’ Tibia Clausa (B)
2’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
1-3/5  Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
1-1/7  Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
1-1/3  Solo Tibia Clausa (D)
1’ Solo Violins III (A)
1’ Solo Tibia Clausa (D)

Chimes
Xylophone 4’
Octave Xylophone 2’
Glockenspiel (single)
Orch Bells (repeat)
Chrysoglott
Harp 8’
Harp 4’
Marimbaphone 8’ (single)
Marimbaphone 4’ (single)
Marimbaphone 8’ (repeat)
Marimbaphone 4’ (repeat)

92 Solo Stops

Bombarde

16’ Strings V rks (BC)
16’ Flute Ensemble III rks (BCD)
16’ Diaphone
16’ Woodwind Ensemble VI rks
16’ Brass Ensemble V rks
8’ String Ensemble XIII rks
Vox Humana Chorus V rks
(* plays 8’ and 4’ pitches)
8’ Tibias III rks
8’ Woodwind Ensemble VII rks
8’ Brass Ensemble V rks
4’ Violins Ensemble XI rks
4’ Tibia Ensemble III rks
4’ Woodwind Ensemble VI rks
2’ Tibias II rks (BD)
1’ Fife III rks

Bombarde 4’
Bombarde 2’

Snare Drums (roll)
Chimes
Xylophone
Octave Xylophone 2’
Glockenshpiel (single)
Orch Bells (repeat)
Chrysoglott
Harp 8’
Harp 4’
Marimbaphone 8’ (single)
Marimbaphone 4’ (single)
Marimbaphone 8’ (repeat)
Song Birds
Piano 16’ (not installed)
Piano 8’ (   “      “  )
Accomp-Traps-To-Bombarde

BOMBARDE ETHEREAL
8’ Dulciana
8’ Salicional
8’ Vox Celeste

8’ Stopped Diapason
8’ Open Diapason
8’ Vox Humana
8’ Oboe
8’ Small Trumpet
4’ Harmonic Flute

VIBRATOS
A Orchestral
B Orchestral
C Orchestral
D Orchestral
E Orchestral
B Foundation
C Foundation
D Foundation
D Foundation

9 Vibrato Stops

42 Bombarde Stops

Sound Effects

Note: The sound effects stops are located across the backrail above the Bombarde keyboard.

Song Birds I
Song Birds II
Siren I
Siren II
Ford Horn
Door Bell
Auto Horn
Steam Boat
Slap Sticks
Triangle

Sleigh Bells (Rev)
Chime Peal (Rev)
Ding Dong I
Ding Dong II
Aeroplane
Wind Effect (Rev)
Storm
Cymbals (small)
Grand Cymbals

Locomotive Bell
Locomotive Whistle
Fire Gong
Persian Cymbals
Chinese Gongs
Grand Crash
Thunder Crash

26 Effects Stops

TOTAL ALL STOPS 415

Pistons

Note: Uniflex relay system allows “ranging” any piston to function as general or divisional.

Generals: numbered 1-24
    up the left side of the keyboards

Divisionals: numbered 1-10
    plus a ‘0’ cancel piston

Set and Range pistons for combination action
    lower left, Accomp keyboard

General Cancel piston
    lower right, Accomp keyboard

Specialty pistons
    upper right, Bombarde keyboard
        •  Trap Cancel
        •  Drums off
        •  Celeste off

Specialty pistons
    upper right, Solo keyboard
        •  Second Touch Cancel
        •  VIB Cancel (vibratos or tremulant cancel)
        •  COUP Cancel (coupler cancel)

Specialty piston
    right side, Great keyboard
        •  SF   (Sforzando)

Specialty buttons
    • Transposer
        left side beneath the Accomp 2nd Touch tabs
    • A button for ‘-‘
    • A button for ‘0’
    • A button for ‘+’

*Note: if transposer is engaged, the red-colored lights on the slanted right side panel will light up to indicate that the ‘-‘ is engaged; or that the ‘+’ is engaged.

The transposer cancels and reverts to the natural key once General Cancel is pushed.

The four red lights on the angled panel to the right indicate:
        1) Combination memory level
        2) Transposer ‘+’
        3) Transposer ‘-‘
        4) the fourth light is blank

The four small black buttons to the right of the red lights indicate:
        1) Memory file “up”
        2) Memory file “down”
        3) Combination “save”
        4) Combination “load”

Pedal Levers

PEDAL LEVERS LEFT (9 pedals)

  • • Ding Dong I
  • • Ding Dong II
  • • Cymbals
  • • Small Grand Cymbals
  • • Chime Peal (rev)
  • • Chime Dampers (rev)
  • • Harp Dampers (rev)
  • • Wind Effect (rev)
  • • Triangles
PEDAL LEVERS RIGHT (7 pedals)

  • • Sforz. (rev)
  • • Thunder Roll/2nd Touch Crash
  • • Sleigh Bells (rev)
  • • Pers. Cymball Roll/2nd Touch tap
  • • Chinese Gong Roll/2nd Touch tap
  • • Snare Drum/2nd Touch Crash
  • • Storm

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