Pipe Organ Database

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Owner (2014)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 1524, 1936)

Location:

Residence: Brian Ebie
Mogadore, OH 44260 US
Organ ID: 52792

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been altered 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: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 6 ranks. 2 manuals. 24 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In a floor-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 24
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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 horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 23, 2014:

Updated through online information from Brian Ebie.

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

Database Manager on June 16, 2014:

Altered and relocated existing organ. Identified by Brian Ebie, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- Wicks Organ Opus 1524, Model Fuga Deluxe, II/4. Removed from St. Cyril & Methodius, Lorain Ohio, Original Installation. Removed by Jon & Greg Lester. Changes during renovation:
1. added two independent ranks of pipes, 8' reed and 2' flute
2. converted stoptab rail to terraced drawknob console
3. re-covered naturals and sharps, both manuals
4. refinished pedal board
5. refinished cabinet
6. numerous wiring and mechanical upgrades
7. added 32-note celesta

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console June 17, 2014
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Console: Photograph by Brian Ebie. Taken on 2014-06-17

Console: Photograph by Brian Ebie. Taken on 2014-06-17

Wicks Fuga Facade Pipes and Grillework: Photograph by Brian Ebie. Taken on 2014-06-17

Pipework and added 2' rank (prior to assembly): Photograph by Brian Ebie. Taken on 2013-12-12

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