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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4136, 1976)

Originally Wicks (1961)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
220 N. Jackson St.
Albany, GA 31701 US
Organ ID: 24030

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on June 11, 2021.

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 22, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • 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 Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on June 11, 2021.
Database Manager on September 20, 2006:

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.

Instrument Images:

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

Church interior and façade pipes: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-03-31

Stained-glass window and façade pipes: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-03-14

Church exterior: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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