Pipe Organ Database

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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 3957, 1959)

Location:

Wauwatosa Presbyterian Church
Wauwatosa, WI US
Organ ID: 53189

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 11 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • 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 Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 02, 2014:

Updated through online information from David Bohn.

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

Database Manager on August 31, 2014:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by David Bohn, based on personal knowledge of the organ. --

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 console, September 1987
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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