Pipe Organ Database

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Owner (2004)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 2007, 1938)

Location:

Simon Nieminski Residence
Berwickshire, Scotland
Gavinton, 11 UK
Organ ID: 17886

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 3 ranks. 207 pipes. 2 manuals. 3 stops. 20 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 3
  • Registers: 20
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 05, 2017:

Updated by Simon Nieminski, who gave this as the source of the information: This is my residence organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on August 11, 2008:

Organ relocated in May 2004 to Simon Nieminski residence in Gavinton, Berwickshire, Scotland.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on April 11, 2005:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Wicks "Sonatina" model organ. 16' Bourdon is a free-reed extension of the 8' Stopped Flute. The three ranks are: Stopped Flute, Salicional, & Dulciana. Organ reportedly personally voiced by Henry Vincent Willis.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From console.: Open In New Tab Original document from . Originally published 2017-04-30
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and Casework: Photograph by Simon Nieminski. Taken on 2017-04-25

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