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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 3064, 1950)

Location:

1950 AGO National Convention
Boston, MA US
Organ ID: 54389

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Exhibitions, Fairs, other commercial exhibits
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 9 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
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
  • 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.
Database Manager on February 22, 2015:

Built as a 9-rank demonstration organ for the 1950 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Boston; enlarged by 5 ranks and moved to St. Andrew Evangelical & Reformed, where the dedication recital was played by E. Power Biggs; the church closed in October 2012 and the buildings were offered for sale.

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

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