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Wicks Pipe Organ Co. (Opus 4538-A, 1965)

Originally Wicks (Opus 4538, 1965)

Location:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
5005 Lawson Ave
Gulfport, MS 39506 US
Organ ID: 40881

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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
  • 30 ranks. 1,860 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 26 stops. 43 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Exposed pipes visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 43
  • 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 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 a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 09, 2013:

Updated through online information from Richard Thayer. -- Other Features: 128 levels of memory 12 Generals Combination Actions 6 Divisionals Combination Action MIDI In/Out Sequencer

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

Database Manager on June 29, 2013:

Updated by R.E. Thayer.

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

Database Manager on May 02, 2009:

Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Enlarging and refurbishing of existing organ. Description is of organ as it will be when renovation is complete (information from Wicks website, accessed 5-1-2009)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Michael Olson on August 25, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console, Nov 2010.: Photograph by Richard E Thayer.

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