Scotty's Castle Special Events
Scottys Castle Organ Concerts
The 2013 Organ Concerts will take place on June 21 and 22, 2013, and will feature concert organist Ty Woodward.
To be placed on the mailing & email list for future organ concerts, please call the Death Valley Natural History Association at 800-478-8564, ext. 10. For more information, please see the DVNHA website
The Welte-Mignon theater pipe organ features 1121 pipes, a grand piano, glockenspiel, xylophone, chimes, orchestra bells, sleigh bells, bird calls and a drum and cymbal assortment, and cost more than $50,000 to purchase, deliver and install in 1928. Pipe organs like the Welte-Mignon Pipe Organ in Scotty's Castle were used to accompany silent films. A short recording of music from the organ can be heard here.
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In 1929, no rain was recorded in Death Valley, California. From 1931 through 1934, a 40 month period, only 0.64 inches of rain fell. More...