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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4596, 1966)

Location:

Assumption Preparatory School
500 Salisbury St.
Worcester, MA 01609 US
Helbert Memorial Auditorium
Organ ID: 50198

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: High Schools, Preparatory Schools, and Academies
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from John Roper on July 30, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 19 ranks. 1,161 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 17 stops. 27 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: 17
  • Registers: 27
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 32
  • Pedal Compass: 61
  • 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: 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 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)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 16, 2015:

Building demolished to make room for campus expansion 1970 and organ moved to the front of the new Chapel of the Holy Cross; enlarged to 2/23 in new case in 1975; enlarged to 2/27 by Bob Morrell and Theodore Gilbert & Associates; gradually enlarged to 3/56 1987-1995 by Stephen J. Russell & Co.

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

Database Manager on August 07, 2012:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- A rank from this has turned-up in an organ I care for in Port Townsend, WA. The Swell 8' Trompette was acquired used by Stan Goddard of Port Townsend, Washington for inclusion in the gallery organ at Trinity United Methodist in Port Townsend.

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

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