Wicks Pipe Organ Co. (Opus 5667, 1978)

Location:

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Cathedral
212 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215 US
Gallery
Organ ID: 22669

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on August 12, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 68 ranks. 3,969 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 46 stops. 72 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 46
  • Registers: 72
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on December 15, 2021:

Relocated to St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church, Quincy, Illinois.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on December 15, 2021.

Database Manager on December 04, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on February 06, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- According to the Cathedral website - the Wicks was removed in the Fall of 2005 - not 2004. And the Fritts was installed in 2006 - not 2007.

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

Database Manager on May 25, 2006:

Actually a rebuild incorporating parts of the Skinner organ. Removed fall of 2004, to be replaced by Paul Fritts & Co. Opus 25 in 2007.

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

Database Manager on January 08, 2006:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Replaced E. M. Skinner Opus 380 (1922).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Wicks promotional photo and stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ; photo from Wicks promotional materials: Digital image by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2008-12-15

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