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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 5969, 1983)

Location:

Immaculate Conception R.C. Church
Worcester, MA US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 61229

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on January 03, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 22 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 28 stops.
All:
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on January 03, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 28
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on January 03, 2019.
Database Manager on January 03, 2019:

Updated by Gavin Klein, who has heard or played the organ.

The organ is well maintained and is in great condition. It is located in the church choir loft with an unexposed great and pedal division on the left of the console which is behind a screen. The swell division is also behind a screen on the right of the console. The swell is enclosed.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on January 04, 2019.
Stoplist taken from the console: Open In New Tab Original document from Gavin Klein. Originally published 2019-01-02
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on January 02, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Keydesk: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Great Pipework: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Pedal 16' Principal: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Pedal 16' Reed: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Pedal 16' Bourdon: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Swell Pipework: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Swell Pipework: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Bellows: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Blower in sound-proof box: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

Organ Chambers in Rear Gallery: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-12-28

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