The instrument is MIDI-controlled which means it is digitally controlled by a small computer. The memory of the computer plays selected notes on a high quality synthesizer.
Almost all the pipe sounds (and many other sounds) are made with this synthesizer. These sounds are amplified and sent to a 200 watt multiple speaker system (seen in front with the green grill cloth).
So, this organ, unlike the ones of yesteryear, has no paper music roll, organ pipes, blower, reservoir, nor valves.
All the percussive sounds are real instruments. They are:
This instrument has been used here in fairs and other celebratory gatherings providing joy and fun for old and young.
Two of these grand organs have been made. They have both been sold.
One is in Tennessee and the other is in Connecticut.
Holzmann's "Blaze Away March" (©1901) arranged by Andy LaTorre.
Click on the "Play Sound" to hear the recording.(2.32Mb, 2.3 minutes) Play Sound
I have many other arrangements and will eventually make them available on this web site.
Download the Midi file for "Blaze Away"(56KB). Blaze Away March