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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 1574, 1937)

Location:

St. Joseph Catholic Church
36 Melmore Street
Tiffin, OH 44883 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 66502

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 ERIC J. GASTIER on October 28, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 14 ranks. 940 pipes. 4 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 36 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from ERIC J. GASTIER on October 28, 2020.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from ERIC J. GASTIER on October 28, 2020.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from ERIC J. GASTIER on October 28, 2020.

Choir (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from ERIC J. GASTIER on October 28, 2020.
Gallery:
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 36
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets 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 Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from ERIC J. GASTIER on October 28, 2020.
Taken from Wicks contract specification: Open In New Tab Originally published c. 1936
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from ERIC J. GASTIER on October 28, 2020.

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