1921 Virginia Theatre Wurlitzer

1921 Virginia Theatre Wurlitzer

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The Virginia Theatre is home to the world's first virtual Wurlitzer theatre organ created exclusively for Hauptwerk.

All of the intricate mechanics of the instrument including tremulants, unification, second touch, sustain and everything in between are accurately reproduced through the advanced modeling and adjustable tremulant options in Hauptwerk.

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  • Includes nearly 1500 audio samples.
  • User adjustable tremulants.
  • 2nd touch support.
  • Hamburg Steinway Model D piano samples included.
  • Accompaniment sustain switch.
  • 24-bit 48 kHz HD stereo sample resolution.
  • Dry samples ideal for multi-channel audio systems.
  • Toy counter and effects including percussion.
  • Works with AU and VST plug-in host software.
  • Up to 8 seamless loops per note.
  • Multiple virtual console displays.
  • Authentic coupling & combination action. 
  • Complete unification matches the original relay design.
  • Fully modeled expression pedal.
  • Fully modeled Wurlitzer style wind system.
  • Accurate reproduction of mechanical noises.





  • Tuning: A=440 Equal Temperament.
  • Keyboard compass: 61 notes.
  • Pedal compass: 30 notes.
  • Electric action.

8 Ranks


Opheclide 16 (+2nd Touch)
Bass 16
Tibia 16 (TC)
Clarinet 16 (TC)
Contra Viol 16 (TC)
Bourdon 16
Vox Humana 16 (TC)
Tuba Horn 8
Open Diapason 8
Tibia Clausa 8
Clarinet 8 (+2nd Touch)
Viol d'Orchestre 8
Viol Celeste 8
Flute 8
Vox Humana 8
Tibia 5 1/3
Octave 4
Tibia 4
Viol 4
Octave Celeste 4
Flute 4
Vox Humana 4 II
Twelfth 2 2/3
Piccolo 2
2 15th
Tierce 1 3/5
Piano 16
Piano 8
Piano 4
Suboctave 16
Octave 4


Tuba Horn 8 (+2nd Touch)
Open Diapason 8
Tibia Clausa 8
Clarinet 8 (+2nd Touch)
Viol d'Orchstre 8
Viol Celeste 8
Flute 8
Vox Humana 8
Octave 4
Viol 4
Octave Celeste 4
Flute 4
Vox Humana 4 II
Twelfth 2 2/3
Piccolo 2
Piano 16
Piano 8
Piano 4
Solo to Accompaniment 8
Octave 4


Tibia Clausa
Vox Humana
Tuba Horn


Opheclide 16
Bass 16
Bourdon 16
Tuba Horn 8
Open Diapason 8
Tibia Clausa 8
Clarinet 8
Cello 8 II Rank
Flute 8
Octave 4
Piano 16
Accompaniment to Pedal
Solo to Pedal

Percussion and Toys

Snare Drum (Hit/Roll)
Bass (Kettle) Drum (Hit/Roll)
Cymbal (Roll/Crash/Jazz-Tap)
Chinese Block
Sleigh Bells (+2nd Touch)
Xylophone (+2nd Touch/Reiterate)
Triangle (2nd Touch Only)
Duck Call
Acme Siren

Virtual Performances

These virtual performances were played live by the artist using Hauptwerk. Learn more about how the recordings were made.

Virtual Console

The Virginia Theatre Wurlitzer virtual instrument features fully interactive graphical controls. Animated keyboards, pedals, stops, couplers, expression, toe studs and foot levers are all accessible via MIDI input or touch screens. A push button virtual toy counter with effects is also included.

Console displays include:

  • Console View - The original console with all controls.
  • Full View  - All controls on a single page.*
  • Chamber View - View the wind model fluctuations. Sliders for tuning Celestes and adjusting blower noise levels.

* Touch screens not included.



There are currently no downloads or updates available for this instrument.










  • Mac OS X® or Windows®.
  • Hauptwerk Advanced or Basic Edition.
  • Intel® Core™ (quad-core or dual quad-core or equivalent).
  • 2 GB RAM.
  • Core Audio (Mac), ASIO or Direct Sound (Windows) audio interface.
  • MIDI keyboards & MIDI interface for live playing.
  • AU or VST compatible host for MIDI sequencing (not required).


Bit Rate Lossless Compression Multiple Loops Memory (RAM)
16 Y N 443 MB
16 (Default) Y Y 639 MB
20 Y Y 938 MB
24 Y Y 1.17 GB
24 N Y 1.71 GB


  • Internet connection required for license update.
  • Hauptwerk USB key required (not included).
  • License updates are issued via email.
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