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University Congregational UCC
4515 NE 16th Ave.
Seattle, Washington 98105

OHS Database ID 26028.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 13, 2007.
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Technical Details

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 31 stops. 63 registers. 32 ranks. 2093 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was designed and installed by Seattle Wicks Representative Charles W. Allen. Choir, Great, and Pedal on right. Swell entirely left. Echo prepared-for. Ceiling chamber has chimes installed. (Database Manager. May 13, 2007)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-08-12
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-08-12

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason February 1954
           Seattle, Washington
           First Congregational United Church of Christ
    
           Wicks   Op. 3335   1953   3/32
           _________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                         SWELL
    
       16' Contra Gemshorn 61        16' Flute Conique    12
        8' 1st Principal   68         8' Geigen Principal 68
        8' 2nd Principal   68         8' Gedeckt          68
        8' Gemshorn        12         8' Viola            68
        8' Quintaten       68         8' Viola Celeste    61
        4' Octave          68         8' Spitzflöte       12
        4' Harmonic Flute  68         8' Echo Salicional  61
    2 2/3' Twelfth         61         4' Principal        68
        2' Fifteenth       61         4' Flauto Traverso  61
      III  Mixture        122         4' Violina          12
           Tremolo                2 2/3' Nazard            7
           Sub                        2' Piccolo           5
           Unison Off                16' Contra Fagotto   tc
           Super                      8' Harmonic Trumpet 68
        8' Harmonic Tuba   CH         8' Fagotto          68
        4' Harmonic Tuba   CH         4' Clarion          61
           Blank                         Tremolo
           Great OFF                     Sub
                                         Unison Off
           CHOIR                         Super
                                         Celesta
        8' Gamba           68            Blank
        8' Wald Flute      61            Swell OFF
        8' Dulciana        68
        8' Unda Maris      61            PEDAL
        4' Spitzprincipal  68
        4' Flute           12        32' Resultant        --
        4' Dolcan          61        16' Open Diapason    32
    2 2/3' Rohrnasat       61        16' Principal        12
        2' Flageolet       12        16' Bourdon          32
    1 3/5' Tierce           9        16' Violone          32
        8' Clarinet        61        16' Gemshorn         GT
           Tremolo                   16' Flauto Dolce     SW
        8' Harmonic Tuba   73    10 2/3' Quinte            7
           Sub                        8' Octave           12
           Unison Off                 8' Major Flute       5
           Super                      8' Cello            12
           Blank                      8' Flute            SW
           Celesta                5 1/3' Octave Quinte     7
                                      4' Super Octave     12
           ECHO (prepared for)        4' Flute            12
                                     16' Trombone         12 CH
        8' Diapason                   8' Tuba             CH
        8' Stopped Flute                 Chimes
        8' Viole Aetheria                Blank
        8' Viole Celeste
        4' Flute d'Amour
        8' Vox Humana
           Tremolo
           Blank
    
            [Received from Jeff Scofield January 17, 2015]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason February 1954 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.