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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 6084, 1987)

Location:

Residence: Barry A. Norris
Birmingham, AL US
Organ ID: 26113

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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
  • 21 ranks. 1,356 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 19 stops. 53 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 53
  • 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 Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 15, 2011:

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 September 30, 2008:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ has been enlarged to five manuals, 200 ranks plus digital percussion stops and 32 pedal voices. (Wicks website, accessed September 2008)

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

Database Manager on May 24, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Part of the organ is installed in the entry foyer at the base of the stairwell. The rest is in chambers on either side of the dining room. The console is in the living room.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist courtesy of the Wicks Organ Co.: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1987-09-05

Great principal: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1987-09-05

Swell tone opening: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1987-09-05

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