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Wicks Organ Co. (2001)

Originally Wm. Schuelke Organ Co. (1899)

Location:

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church
1530 Union Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225 US
Organ ID: 27227

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 27 ranks. 2 manuals. 25 stops.
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: 2
  • Stops: 25
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 09, 2014:

Updated through online information from Timothy E. Conyers. -- There are two identical gallery level cases on either side of a large stained glass window. Both cases have exposed pipes. The console is on the right when standing in the nave facing the balcony.

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

Database Manager on July 23, 2007:

Rebuild (after fire damage) of 1940 Wicks rebuild of 1899 Schuelke organ in original case.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from the console by Tom Nichols: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on July 30, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Nave, Gallery, and Pipe Facades: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Ceiling Detail: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

Church Exterior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2006-06-17

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