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

OHS Database ID 52734.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 6, 2014.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 54 stops. 65 registers. 67 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • This is a rebuild of an existing organ. Identified by Stephen Hall, using information from this web site: http://www.buzardorgans.com/projects/service-dept/1937-wicks-henry-vincent-willis. -- Work performed in 2007: 1) replacement of console, 2) replacement of Great Mixture V, 3) refurbishment of expression shutters, replacement of expression motors, 4) as needed: pipes straightened, collapsed toes replaced, some toe boards replaced, 5)releathered Pedal Bombarde reservoirs, 6) added Walker Technical digital 32 octaves to 16 Bourdon and 16 Trombone. (Database Manager. June 6, 2014)

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Photographs

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Cathedral interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-07-25
Chapel Interior from floor. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-07-25
Galleries and exposed pipes. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-07-25
Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-07-25
Cathedral exterior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-07-25

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from builder's web site
    Peoria, Illinois
    St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Cathedral
    
    John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders   2007        3 manuals, 54 stops, 67 ranks
    Rebuild of Wicks Op. 1503 (1936)
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             GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
         16' Gemshorn                73          16' Lieblichbourdon         61
          8' Open Diapason           61           8' Open Diapason           61
          8' Second Diapason         61           8' Stopped Flute           61
          8' Hohlfloete              61           8' Flauto Traverso         61
          8' Gedecktpommer           61           8' Violoncello             61
          8' Gemshorn (fr. 16')      --           8' Celeste                 61
          4' Octave                  61           4' Octave                  61
          4' Rohr Flute              61           4' Blockfloete             61
      2 2/3' Quint                   61       2 2/3' Nazard                  61
          2' Fifteenth               61           2' Spitzfloete             61
             Grave Mixture III      183       1 3/5' Tierce                  61
             Acute Mixture III      183              Scharf IV              244
             Mixture V              305          16' Contra Fagotto          61
          8' Trumpet                 61           8' Cornopean               61
          4' Clarion Harmonic        61           8' Oboe                    61
             Great to Great 16'                      Tremulant
             Great to Great 4'                       Swell Reeds Tremulant
             Unison Off                              Swell to Swell 16'
                                                     Swell to Swell 4'
             CHOIR ORGAN                             Unison Off
         16' Dolce                   85
          8' Violin Diapason         73              PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Melodia                 61          32' Bourdon (ext)           dg
          8' Harmonic Flute          61          16' Principal               32
          8' Dulciana                61          16' Bourdon                 32
          8' Unda Maris (TC)         49          16' Violone                 44
          4' Prestant (fr. VlnD)     --          16' Lieblichbourdon         SW
          4' Suabe Flute             61          16' Gemshorn                GT
          4' Dulcet                  61          16' Dolce                   CH
      2 2/3' Quint                   61      10 2/3' Quint                   32
          2' Claribel Flute          61           8' Octave                  32
      1 3/5' Tierce                  61           8' Gedecktpommer           GT
      1 1/7' Septieme                61           8' Harmonic Flute          CH
          8' French Horn             61           8' Cello (fr. Violone)     --
          8' Clarinet                61       5 1/3' Quint                   32
             Tremulant                            4' Super Octave            32
             Choir Reeds Tremulant                4' Blockfloete             32
             Choir to Choir 16'                      Mixture III             96
             Choir to Choir 4'                   32' Contra Trombone (ext)   dg
             Unison Off                          16' Trombone                32
                                                 16' Bombarde                32
                                                 16' Contra Fagotto          SW
    
             COUPLERS                                COMBINATION ACTION (100 levels)
             Great to Pedal      8  4                General    10 (thumb & toe)
             Swell to Pedal      8  4                Great       6
             Choir to Pedal      8                   Swell       6
             Swell to Great  16  8  4                Choir       6
             Choir to Great  16  8  4                Pedal       6
             Choir to Swell  16  8  4                Great to Pedal Reversible
             Swell to Choir  16  8  4                32' Contra Trombone Reversible
             Master Swell On/Off                     Sforzando Reversible
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-07-24]
    
    
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