Pipe Organ Database

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Multiple Builders (2002-2007)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 5497, 1975)

Location:

Christ Episcopal Church
1040 Border Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94024 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 68708

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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 Ronald J. Swedlund on July 09, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 23 ranks. 2 divisions. 2 manuals.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
  • Built by Multiple Builders
We received the most recent update for this division from Ronald J. Swedlund on July 09, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Multiple Builders
We received the most recent update for this division from Ronald J. Swedlund on July 09, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • 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 Ronald J. Swedlund on July 09, 2021.
Ronald J. Swedlund on July 09, 2021:

The Pedal division has no independent registers, but rather borrows all of its stops from manual sources plus three, 12-note digital extensions.

We received the most recent update for this note from Ronald J. Swedlund on July 09, 2021.

Ronald J. Swedlund on July 09, 2021:

This was a rebuilding of the existing 10-rank, 1975 Wicks by multiple builders in stages, and retaining 9 of the original 10 ranks. Another used Wicks console with increased stop capacity was substituted for the original.

We received the most recent update for this note from Ronald J. Swedlund on July 09, 2021.
Organ Specifications: Open In New Tab Specification and analysis of tonal origins
We received the most recent update for this document from Ronald J. Swedlund on July 09, 2021.

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