Pipe Organ Database

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Wicks Pipe Organ Co. (Opus 4965, 1968)

Location:

University of Wisconsin, Madison
432 E. Campus Mall
Madison, WI 53706 US
Studio, Humanities Bldg.
Organ ID: 10795

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on January 05, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Direct electric
  • 19 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 20 stops. 18 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at floor level at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 06, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 18
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 06, 2019.
Database Manager on June 06, 2019:

Updated by Andrew Schaeffer, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 07, 2019.

Database Manager on April 06, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from David Bohn.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on June 08, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Unenclosed pipework functionally displayed; Wicks "Eyeline" console; features a "projecting" Krummhorn in the Pedal.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1970.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Diapason</i>, March 1972
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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