United Organ Company (Opus 3799-A, 1962ca.)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 3799, 1959)

Location:

St. Frederick's Church / Nativity of the Lord Parish
3672 E. Plankinton Avenue
Cudahy, WI 53110 US
Church
Organ ID: 52210

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 12 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 20, 2013:

This entry describes alterations to an existing organ. Identified by Rodney J. Weed, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- This listing represents tonal additions to Wicks Opus 3799 installed in February, 1959 for the newly completed upper church of St. Fredericks. The tonal additions were done around 1962 by Robert Dornoff of United Organ Company in Milwaukee, who was the Wicks representative in the Milwaukee area at that time. Correspondence from Wicks indicates that while Mr. Dornoff did the work he did not use Wicks components. The additions consisted of an independent 16' Subbass pedal rank, an 8' Trumpet on the Swell and a III Mixture on the Great

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 console in 1997 by Ronald F. Bogda local Wicks Representative at that time
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2014-05-10

Church Exterior: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2014-05-10

Console: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2014-05-10

Console: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2014-05-10

Pedal Stopkeys: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2014-05-10

Swell Stopkeys: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2014-05-10

Great Stopkeys: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2014-05-10

Nave, Balcony, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2014-05-10

Church Interior and Altar: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2014-05-10

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