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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4136, 1961)

Location:

North Avenue Presbyterian Church
607 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 US
Organ ID: 24029

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 26 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on June 11, 2021:

The organ was originally 1901 Austin Op. 50 installed at North Ave. Presbyterian Church, Atlanta; Austin renovated the organ in 1939, adding a new console; Wicks renovated the organ in 1961 and also added a new console; replaced in 1976 by Ruffatti and moved to First Presbyterian Church, Albany, Georgia.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on June 11, 2021.

Database Manager on September 20, 2006:

Relocated to First Presbyterian Church, Albany, GA c. 1973 when it was replaced here by a Ruffatti.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on June 11, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console after move to Albany: Photograph by Michael Dyches, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-06-10

Church exterior: Photograph by Robert Tucker, via agoatlanta.org, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2008

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