Pipe Organ Database

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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4742, 1967)

Location:

Vermont Street Methodist Church
818 Vermont Street
Quincy, IL 62301 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 37038

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on April 08, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 47 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 39 stops. 45 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Wicks Pipe Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 45
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Paul R. Marchesano on April 08, 2021.
Database Manager on February 27, 2014:

Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- Revoiced by Dobson, 1991

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

Database Manager on November 11, 2008:

Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Great, Positiv and Pedal exposed on cantilvered wind chests mounted on three chancel walls, Swell in chamber on side of chancel, Antiphonal in a wall mounted case below the rose window in the rear gallery. Organ is in regular use for 9:00 service.(information from Wicks and church websites, accessed Nov 2008)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The American Organist</i> March 1997
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Image published in the Diapason in Wicks Company advertisement.: Photograph from an archival source: The Diapason, January 1968, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken on 1968-01-01

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