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Wigton Pipe Organs (Opus 8, 1982ca.)

Location:

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
New Baltimore, MI 48047 US
Organ ID: 901

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 33 ranks. 2 manuals. 26 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 26
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a removable panel in front of keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets 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 Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 25, 2005:

Online update from David K. Wigton -- Pedal key-action is electric

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on September 25, 2005:

Online update from David K. Wigton -- Pedal key-action is electric

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Presbyterian Church, Thompsonville, Connecticut; via Enfield, Conn., Presbyterian, electrified in 1960s. OCH provided chests from Steere #358, 1893, 2-21.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ facade: Dedicatory recital program cover. Taken on 1981-01-01

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