Pipe Organ Database

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The J. W. Walker & Sons, Ltd. Organ (1992)

Location:

Old Wye Church
14114 Old Wye Mills Road
Wye Mills, MD 21679 US
Organ ID: 2336

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Richard B. Strattan on May 07, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 8 ranks. 2 manuals. 7 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider 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: 2
  • Stops: 7
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 21, 2017:

Updated by David Hasek, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1994

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rear gallery.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist taken from the console: Open In New Tab Original document from David Hasek. Originally published 2017-08-22
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

From stop knobs: Open In New Tab as labelled on the organ Originally published 3/15/2011
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from David Storey on May 06, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Case looking up from main floor: Photograph by Unknown; Hilbus Chapter OHS (c. 2009).

Interior pipes: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2017-10-19

32 note pedalboard: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2011-03-15

Manuals: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2011-03-15

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2011-03-15

Stop knobs, up to play on Manual II, down to play on Manual I: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2011-03-15

Treadles for couplers and pedal subbass stop: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2011-03-15

Case detail: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2011-03-15

Stop action: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2011-03-15

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