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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4696A)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4696, 1966)

Location:

St. Stephen Catholic Church
723 Rosewood Ave. SE
East Grand Rapids, MI 49506 US
Organ ID: 54140

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on July 31, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 11 ranks. 666 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 11 stops. 21 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 11
  • Registers: 21
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 04, 2015:

This work was for a second console and the addition of the Viola Pomposa rank to the Swell division. The Swell box was also to be expanded at this time. The date for the work is unknown.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist courtesy of Wicks Organ Company
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior to rear: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-05-29

Gallery and organ chambers: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-05-29

Church interior to front: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-06-07

Altar: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-05-29

Church exterior: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-09-12

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