Studio G

(Completed in 1936)

Curator's note: Studio G housed the organ console (the pipes were located in an adjacent space). The organ saw plenty of use in the glory days of the soap operas, though the actors were very often working out of another studio. (Some soaps used a Hammond organ which was generally in studio H). The card table in the foreground was presumably for an organist working "standby" duty as mandated by NBC's contract with the American Federation of Musicians. In case of unforseen program interruptions, she/he could leap to the console and play until notified by the Master Control engineer that the trouble had been rectified.

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