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Wicks Pipe Organ Co. (Opus 4979, 1969)

Location:

Laurel United Methodist Church
631 S. Grand Ave W.
Springfield, IL 62704 US
Organ ID: 10946

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on January 02, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Direct electric
  • 29 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 24 stops. 27 registers.
Great, Swell and Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on January 02, 2021.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 27
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 Jeff Scofield on July 10, 2021.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2003.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

"Replaced a 1926 Möller, Op. 4474 (2m, 35 reg.)."

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Taken from THE DIAPASON September 1970: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on July 10, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church interior and pipe display: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-06

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