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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 67548, 2000)

Originally Gabriel Kney & Co. (1965)

Location:

Huntingdon College
1500 E. Fairview Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36106 US
Ligon Chapel
Organ ID: 47021

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 45 ranks. 2,490 pipes. 4 divisions. 4 manuals. 35 stops. 35 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • Registers: 35
  • 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 Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 17, 2010:

Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- This was a rebuild of a 1965 Gabriel Kney, retaining 43 ranks and adding Great and Pedal 16' Principals and 53 digital stops. The existing slider chests were retained and new chests with Direct-Electric action were used for the new stops.

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 Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chapel Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

Chapel Interior and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

Chapel Interior and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

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