Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 3437, 1999ca.)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 3437, 1954)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
1126 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470 US
Organ ID: 28416

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 33 ranks. 1,826 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 24 stops. 85 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 85
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard not meeting AGO standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 30, 2016:

Updated through online information from Scott Ziegler.

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

Database Manager on September 13, 2007:

Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Original organ was in chamber on left side of chancel; Swell, Pedal and enclosed portion of Great are still in the chamber, unenclosed portion of the Great is in a new functional display on either side of the central window in the rear chancel wall. New Choir and Gallery (antiphonal) divisions are digital. Organ is in regular use for services and concerts (2007).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Seen in the chamber while tuning. : Open In New Tab The 4’ Clarion is an independent rank of 61 pipes. Originally published 2/05/21
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Michael Patrick Shortal on February 05, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Scott Ziegler. Taken on 2015-07-22

Chancel, Console, Pipe Display, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Scott Ziegler. Taken on 2015-07-22

Chancel, console, chambers and exposed pipes: Photograph by Michael Patrick Shortal, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-02-05

Console: Photograph by Michael Patrick Shortal, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-02-05

Church interior to rear and Antiphonal: Photograph by Michael Patrick Shortal, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-02-05

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