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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 5326, 1972)

Location:

Zion Baptist Church
3600 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140 US
Organ ID: 37960

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on October 26, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 33 ranks.
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:
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • 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
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on October 26, 2021:

Placed in a new sanctuary that replaced one that burned in 1970.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on October 26, 2021.

Database Manager on December 23, 2008:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Information derived from a photograph in a Wicks brochure.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist provided by the Wicks Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ; photo from Wicks promotional materials: Digital image by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2008-12-15

Church interior: Photograph by soulofamerica.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Church exterior: Photograph by soulofamerica.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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