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St. John's Episcopal Church
215 North Sixth Street
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 64592.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 24, 2019.


Technical Details

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 62 stops. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. 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

  • This describes a rebuild of an existing organ.
    Identified by Kody Goad, who has heard or played the organ.
    (Database Manager. June 17, 2019)
  • Updated by Kody Goad. This organ has 18 equivalent ranks of digital stops by the Walker Technical Company. The original system was installed in 1995 with the organ. In 2015, the Walker system was updated and new stops added. (Thurlow Weed. July 13, 2019)
  • Updated by Kody Goad, who has heard or played the organ.
    60 degree drawknabs, built to AGO specifications
    (Thurlow Weed. July 24, 2019)

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Facade. Photograph by Kody Goad (2019)
Altar and Choir. Photograph by Kody Goad (2019)
Sanctuary. Photograph by Kody Goad (2019)
Console and Facade (2019). Photograph by Kody Goad

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  • Original document from Kody Goad.. Source: factory specifications
    Fort Smith, AR
    St. John's Episcopal Church
    
    1953 Kilgen rebuilt by Wicks Organ Co.
    
                                        
    
                                    GREAT
    
    16'   Gemshorn                                       (1-12 from 16' swell Rorhflute)
    8'    Principle                            61 pipes  (1-17=new;rest=present;new chest)
    8'    Gedeckt (metal)                      51 pipes  (1-12=present;rest=new;new chest)
    8'    Flute Harmonique                     49 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    8'    Gemshorn                             61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    8'    Viole de Gambe II            (swell)
    8'    Spitz Flute Celeste II                  Walker Technical '95
    4'    Octave                               61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    4'    Hohlfute                             61 pipes  (present pipes, new' chest)
    2 2/3'Nasard                               61 pipes  (new)
    2'    Principle                            61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    2'    Blockflute                           61 pipes  (present pipes and chest)
    1 3/5'Tierce                               61 pipes  (new)
    IV    Mixture                             183 pipes  (present pipes and chest)
                                               61 pipes  (new pipes, present chest)
    IV    Sharf                                   Walker Technical 2015 
    
    8'    Trompette                               Walker Technical 2015 
          Chimes                                  Walker Technical '95
          Harp                                    Walker Technical '95
          Tremolo
          Zimbelstern                           9 Bells  (present)
          Great to Great    4'
          Great Unison Off
                                            
                                    SWELL (expressive)
    
    16'   Rohrflute                            12 pipes  (present pipes and chest)
    8'    Geigen Diapason                      61 pipes  (present pipes;new chest)
    8'    Geigen Celeste                          Walker Technical '95
    8'    Viole de Gambe                       61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    8'    Viole de Gambe Celeste               61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    8'    Rohrflute (wood)                     61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    4'    Geigen Octave                        12 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    4'    Harmonic Flute                       49 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    2 2/3'Nasard                                7 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    2'    Harmonic Flute                        5 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    III   Mixture                             183 pipes  (present pipes;topboard, new 
                                                          action)
    
    16'   Basson-Hautbois                      12 pipes  (new)
    8'    Trompette                            61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    8'    Hautbois                             61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    8'    Vox Humana                           61 pipes  (used pipes, new chest)
    4'    Clarion                              12 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
          Tremolo
          Swell to Swell   4'
          Swell to Swell   16'
          Swell Unison Off 
                                    CHOIR (expressive)
    
    8'    Rohr Gedeckt (metal)                 61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    8'    Dulciana                             61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    8'    Unda Maris T.C.                      49 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    4'    Spitzprinciple                       12 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    4'    Koppelflote                          61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    2'    Principle                            61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    1 1/3'Larigot                              61 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    
    8'    Krummhorn                            61 pipes  (new)
    8'    French Horn                             Walker Technical 2015
    8'    English Horn                            Walker Technical 2015 
    8'    Fanfare Trumpet                         Walker Technical 2015
          Tremolo
          Choir to Choir    4'
          Choir to Choir    16'
          Choir Unison Off                                
                                   PEDAL
    
    32'   Violone                                 Walker Technical 2015
    16'   Principle                               Walker Technical '95
    16'   Bourdon                                 Walker Technical '95
    16'   Rohr Flute             (Swell)
    10 2/3'Quint                 (Swell)
    8'    Octave                               32 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    8'    Gedeckt                (Great)
    8'    Gemshorn               (Great)
    5 1/3'Quint                  (Wired)
    4'    Choral Bass                          12 pipes  (present pipes, new chest)
    4'    Koppelflote            (Choir)
    II    Rauschquinte           (Wired)
    
    32'   Bombarde                                Walker Technical 2015
    16'   Bombarde                                Walker Technical '95
    16'   Basson-Hautbois        (Swell)
    8'    Trompette                               Walker Technical '95
    4'    Clarion                                 Walker Technical '95
    4'    Rohr Schelmei                           Walker Technical '95
    
                                 COUPLERS 
    
    Great to Pedal    8'
    Great to Pedal    4'
    Swell to Pedal    8'
    Swell to Pedal    4'
    Choir to Pedal    8'
    Choir to Pedal    4'
    
    Swell to Great    16'
    Swell to Great    8'
    Swell to Great    4'
    Choir to Great    16'
    Choir to Great    8'
    Choir to Great    4'
    
    Swell to Choir    16'
    Swell to Choir    8'
    Swell to Choir    4'
    
    Choir to Swell           
    
        
    
    
    
  • Click Here Original document from Kody Goad.. Source: factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.