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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4802, 1967)

Exhibited in the 1983 OHS convention

Location:

St. Paul's Catholic Cathedral
15 Chatham Street
Worcester, MA 01609 US
Organ ID: 68388

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on September 03, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 13 ranks. 788 pipes. 3 divisions. 3 manuals. 12 stops. 24 registers.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 24
  • 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 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on May 18, 2021.
Jeff Scofield on May 18, 2021:

This was a Chancel Organ to complement 3/51 Casavant Op. 2419 installed in the gallery in 1957; the third manual of the Wicks console played the Gallery Organ; in 2000 Stephen J. Russell & Co. rebuilt both organs, with tonal changes and new consoles.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on May 18, 2021.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on May 18, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Chancel organ and exposed pipes: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-03-26

Cathedral interior to front: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-03-26

Cathedral exterior: Photograph by Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-05-29

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