R. T. Swanson, Inc. (2008)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4374, 1963)

Location:

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
2021 S 260th St.
Des Moines, WA 98198 US
Sanctuary; rear
Organ ID: 69579

Update This Entry

Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from James R. Stettner on November 07, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 23 ranks. 1,335 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 20 stops. 38 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 07, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 07, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 07, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 38
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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.
  • 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 Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on November 07, 2021.
Jim Stettner on November 07, 2021:

In 2016, Richard Swanson swapped the original Swell 8' Fagott for an 8' Hautbois.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on November 07, 2021.

Jim Stettner on November 07, 2021:

This entry identified as the intallation of a used organ based on personal knowledge by James R. Stettner. -- This Wicks organ was acquired used from Golden Gate Lutheran Church in San Francisco - which had closed due to structural/seismic liability concerns. It was removed from there in 2007 and reinstalled here in 2008 by Richard t. Swanson of Grnad Ledge, MI. with three ranks added.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on November 07, 2021.
Taken from a Church-produced pamphlet about the organ: Open In New Tab Originally published ca. 2007
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on November 07, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Exposed pipes and flanking chambers: Photograph by Richard T. Swanson, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2008

This instrument has been viewed 177 times.