The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception R.C. Cathedral
607 NE Madison Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61603

OHS Database ID 36695.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 1, 2011.


Technical Details

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 63 stops. 64 registers. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ designed by Henry Willis III to the specification of Dom Erwin Vitry, O.S.B. Great and Pedal pipes are exposed in functional display below the rose window in the upper gallery, Swell and choir are in side chambers with traditional case design facades. The cathedral also has a 7-rank Schlicker continuo organ. (Database Manager. September 29, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ in regular use for services (per cathedral website, accessed Sept 2011) (Database Manager. October 1, 2011)

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