Pipe Organ Database

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E.F. Walcker & Cie. (Opus 5500, 1972)

Location:

University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82070 US
Concert Hall
Organ ID: 6806

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 59 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 41,441 stops. 41 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 41441
  • Registers: 41
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Balanced tracker.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • 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.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 02, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Pipework is completely unnicked. Wind pressures are 2" and 2-1/4". Reverse-color manuals.

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

Database Manager on November 03, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Bryan Dunnewald. -- Separate 4, 8, 16, 32' reeds, and a seven-rank mixture. Neat positive reeds and a German style console. Acoustic is decent.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from Walcker promotional materials
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ facade: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Inside keydesk action: rollerboard: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Back of facade and Positiv pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Positiv pipework (left); Great (background): Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Positiv 8' Baerpfeife and III Zimbel: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Pedal pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Great 8' Trompete: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Added Zimbelstern: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Console: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2010-03-30

Console: couplers: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2010-03-30

Console: manuals and pistons: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2010-03-30

Console: left stopjamb: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2010-03-30

Console: right stopjamb: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2010-03-30

Facade: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2010-03-30

Pedal 16' Posaune boots: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2010-03-30

Pedal 16' Posaune resonators: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2010-03-30

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