Pipe Organ Database

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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 5540, 1975)

Location:

Grace Episcopal Church
405 Glenmar Ave.
Monroe, LA 71201 US
Church
Organ ID: 37909

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 45 ranks. 2541 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 30 stops. 44 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Exposed pipes visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 30
  • Registers: 44
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • 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 Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 28, 2012:

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 November 13, 2012:

Updated through online information from Michael Young. -- I installed this instrument, so I know it intimately.

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

Database Manager on December 22, 2008:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Information taken from a photo in a Wicks brochure

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The American Organist</i> July 1979
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ; photo from Wicks promotional materials: Digital image by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2008-12-15

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-02

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-02

Exposed pipes and right chamber: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-02

Sanctuary interior from floor: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-02

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-02