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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4958, 1968)

Location:

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
4200 Delor St.
St. Louis, MO 63116 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 69233

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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 Jim Stettner on September 25, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 4 ranks. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 4 stops.
Gallery:
  • Built by Wicks Pipe Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 4
  • 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.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Suzanne Elizabeth Chisum on September 26, 2021.
Jim Stettner on September 25, 2021:

Identified from an online inquiry from Suzane Chisum. From an online photo, it appears to be one of their "Forward Four" stock model organs with clear expression shutters.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on September 25, 2021.
Stplist copied from console photos: Open In New Tab Originally published September 26, 2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Suzane Chisum on September 26, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Parish Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2012-11-03

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph by Suzane Chisum. Taken on 2021-09-26

Organ case: Photograph by Suzane Chisum. Taken on 2021-09-26

Console: Great stops: Photograph by Suzane Chisum. Taken on 2021-09-26

Console: Swell stops: Photograph by Suzane Chisum. Taken on 2021-09-26

Console: Pedal stops: Photograph by Suzane Chisum. Taken on 2021-09-26

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Suzane Chisum. Taken on 2021-09-26

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