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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 5768-A, 1990)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 5768, 1979)

Location:

Church of the Holy Communion (Episcopal)
4645 Walnut Grove Rd.
Memphis, TN 38117 US
Organ ID: 50121

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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 Dr. David Perry Ouzts on June 26, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 49 ranks. 2,313 pipes. 4 divisions. 2 manuals. 31 stops. 46 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery 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
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 31
  • Registers: 46
  • 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 May 03, 2013:

Updated through online information from Dr. David Perry Ouzts. -- The Festival Trumpet and the Great Scharf IV were, indeed, installed in 1990 to complete the instrument.

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

Database Manager on February 19, 2013:

Updated through online information from Dr. David Perry Ouzts.

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

Database Manager on August 02, 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 July 23, 2012:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- New organ.

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 Wicks promotional photo and flyer
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
. On-line update from Dr. David Perry Ouzts.: Open In New Tab We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-23

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-23

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-23

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-23

2020 Nave renovation, view from pulpit: Photograph by Dr. David Perry Ouzts. Taken on 2020-06-22

2020 Nave renovation, view from balcony: Photograph by Dr. David Perry Ouzts. Taken on 2020-06-22

2020 Nave renovation, view from chancel : Photograph by Dr. David Perry Ouzts. Taken on 2020-06-22

Church interior to gallery and organ: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-23

Church Interior and Chancel : Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-07-23

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