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John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders (2007)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 1503, 1936)

Location:

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception R.C. Cathedral
607 NE Madison Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603 US
Organ ID: 52742

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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 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 67 ranks. 3 manuals. 54 stops. 65 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 54
  • Registers: 65
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 06, 2014:

This is a rebuild of an existing organ. Identified by Stephen Hall, using information from this web site: http://www.buzardorgans.com/projects/service-dept/1937-wicks-henry-vincent-willis. -- Work performed in 2007: 1) replacement of console, 2) replacement of Great Mixture V, 3) refurbishment of expression shutters, replacement of expression motors, 4) as needed: pipes straightened, collapsed toes replaced, some toe boards replaced, 5)releathered Pedal Bombarde reservoirs, 6) added Walker Technical digital 32 octaves to 16 Bourdon and 16 Trombone.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from builder's web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Cathedral interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-07-25

Chapel Interior from floor: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-07-25

Galleries and exposed pipes: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-07-25

Console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-07-25

Cathedral exterior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-07-25

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