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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4749, 1967)

Location:

Saint Anthony de Padua Church
84 Salem Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420 US
Organ ID: 68381

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on July 05, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 7 ranks. 480 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 22 stops. 26 registers.
GREAT:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Pipe Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Paul R. Marchesano on May 17, 2021.

SWELL:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Pipe Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Paul R. Marchesano on May 17, 2021.

PEDAL:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Pipe Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Paul R. Marchesano on May 17, 2021.
Chancel:
  • Built by Wicks Pipe Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 26
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Paul R. Marchesano on May 17, 2021.
Paul R. Marchesano on May 17, 2021:

Identified through Facebook posting and photos of visit by Paul Binko, May 15, 2021: "A simple and beautiful organ of just seven ranks. Most pleasurable to play. I’m happy to say the parish keeps this lovely instrument in great shape and in perfect tune. I was guest organist today."

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on May 17, 2021.
Taken from photos of stop jambs: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on May 17, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph by Paul Binko, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken on 2021-05-15

Console: Photograph by Paul Binko, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken on 2021-05-15

Nameplate: Photograph by Paul Binko, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken on 2021-05-15

Donor recognition plate: Photograph by Paul Binko, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken on 2021-05-15

Chancel, with console on right: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-04-12

Church exterior: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2018-05-14

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