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Residence: Gary Rutherford
1460 NW Hermit Ridge Ln.
Poulsbo, Washington 98370

OHS Database ID 64908.

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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 October 28, 2019.


Technical Details

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Two manuals. 1 divisions. 2 stops. 9 registers. 2 ranks. 158 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal row above top manual. No enclosed divisions. No combination action. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.

Notes

  • This organ was originally installed in the Phoenix, Arizona residence of James and Berneil Drake. When they retired, the organ was consigned to a furniture store in Phoenix. Gary Rasmussen made an offer which was accepted. The organ was immediately packed and loaded onto a truck headed for the Rasmussen residence in Poulsbo, Washington where it was installed by Mr. Rasmussen without any changes. (James Stettner. October 28, 2019)

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Organ with keydesk and pipe display. Photograph by Gary Rutherford 2019-10-27
Organ with keydesk and pipe display. Photograph by Gary Rutherford 2019-10-27

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Stoplist

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  • Typed Stoplist from Gary Rutherford. Source: Stoplist copied from the console October 27, 2019
    Poulsbo, Washington
    Residence: Gary Rutherford
    
    WICKS, Opus 5829, 1982 - Original Specifications
    
    
    MANUAL I                         MANUAL II                        PEDAL
       8     Copula                     8     Gemshorn                      blank
       4     Gemshorn                   4     Koppel Flöte               8  Gedeckt
       2     Block Flöte                1-1/3 Spitz Quint                4  Flöte
                                                                         2  Choral Bass
    
    STOP / RANK / PIPE ANALYSIS
             blank               (Ped)  --  Prepared for a 16' extension of the 8' Copula.     
       8     Copula                (I)  61
       8     Gedeckt             (Ped)  --  Same as the 8' Copula.
       8     Gemshorn             (II)  --  From the 4' Gemshorn. 1-12 from the 8' Copula.
       4     Koppel Flöte         (II)  12  Extension of the 8' Copula.
       4     Flöte               (Ped)  --  Same as the 4' Koppel Flöte.
       4     Gemshorn              (I)  61
       2     Choral Bass         (Ped)  --  From the 4' Gemshorn.
       2     Block Flöte           (I)  12  Extension of the 8' Copula.
       1-1/3 Spitz Quint          (II)  12  Extension of the 4' Gemshorn. Top 7 notes rpt.
    
    
    PIPE SUMMARY
       Copula..........85 pipes
       Gemshorn........73 pipes
    
    
    ACTION: D-E ™         VOICES: 2         STOPS: 9         RANKS: 2         PIPES: 158
    
    
    NOTES
    This organ was originally built for and installed in the Phoenix, Arizona residence
    of James and Berneil Drake. When they retired, the organ was consigned to a furniture
    store in Phoenix. Gary Rasmussen made an offer which was accepted. The organ was im-
    mediately packed and loaded onto a truck headed for the Rasmussen residence in Poulsbo,
    Washington where it was installed by Mr. Rasmussen without any changes. 
    
    The organ is free-standing at the front of the room with the keydesk projecting from
    the front of the windchest skirt. The pipes are displayed in diatonically divided halves.
    Stops take the form of drawknobs in a single row over the top manual.
    
    The flute unit is composed as follows: 1-12 stopped wood; 13-20 capped metal; 21-49
    Koppel Flöte; and 50-85 cylindrical open metal trebles.
    
    Sources: Wicks opus list; extant organ
    
    Residence: Gary Rutherford
    1460 NW Hermit Ridge Ln.
    Poulsbo,  WA. 98370                          Documented: October 27, 2019
  • Click Here Typed Stoplist from Gary Rutherford. Source: Stoplist copied from the console October 27, 2019 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.