Wicks Organ Co. (1953)

Originally Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1900)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
100 N. Pleasant St.
Independence, MO 64050 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 46763

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 27 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 25 stops. 36 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 25
  • Registers: 36
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 12, 2010:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- This was a rebuild and enlargement of the existing 1900/1923 Kilgen, retaining the Kilgen console; restored by Wicks in 1993.

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 console June 21, 1995.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Truman Room: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1995-06-21

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1995-06-21

Sanctuary interior to rear: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1995-06-21

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1995-06-21

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1995-06-21

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