E.F. Walcker & Cie. (1962)

Originally E.F. Walcker & Cie. (1962)

Location:

Avondale United Church
194 Avondale Avenue
Stratford, ON N5A 6N4 CA
Organ ID: 50966

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • 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: Slider
  • 61 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 46 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider 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:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 46
  • 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: 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action 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 January 01, 2016:

Updated through online information from Lori Millian, Music Director.

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

Database Manager on September 15, 2014:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The installation was done for Walcker by the Knoch Organ Co. of London, Ontario, Canada.

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

Database Manager on January 30, 2013:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by James R. Stettner, using information found in Walcker "Organ Digest No. 2" July 1968, pg. 7. --

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 photos, and from info provided by the church
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Pipe Displays: Photograph by Bill Douglas. Taken on 2013-04-15

Pipe Displays and Trompette en Chamade: Photograph by Bill Douglas. Taken on 2013-04-15

Right Pipe Display: Photograph by Bill Douglas. Taken on 2013-04-15

Left Pipe Display: Photograph by Bill Douglas.

Console: Photograph by Bill Douglas. Taken on 2013-04-15

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Bill Douglas. Taken on 2013-04-15

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Bill Douglas. Taken on 2013-04-15

Couplers: Photograph by Bill Douglas. Taken on 2013-04-15

Pedalboard, Toe Studs, and Expression Pedals: Photograph by Bill Douglas. Taken on 2013-04-15

Chimes: Photograph by Bill Douglas. Taken on 2013-04-15

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