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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4825, 1968)

Location:

West University Baptist Church
6218 Auden St.
Houston, TX 77005 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 54105

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 15 ranks. 970 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 25 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric 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: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 13
  • Registers: 25
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>Music</i> August 1969
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior and exposed pipes: Photograph by foursquare.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-07-30

Church exterior: Photograph by foursquare.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-07-30

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