Episode 020 — The Spreckels Organ

We examine a New World species, whose natural habitat is not a cathedral or a hockey arena, but rather it makes its home in the out of doors. The Spreckels Organ in San Diego is the world’s largest outdoor organ, and playing and maintaining it can be quite tricky. Come and visit this American landmark with us.

Special guests Dale Sorenson and Robert Plympton.

 

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Americans don’t do anything small.

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The Spreckels Organ under construction in Balboa Park in 1914.

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Riding on pressurized air.