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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 1524, 1936)

Location:

St. Cyrils and Methodius Catholic Church
1709 E. 31st Street
Lorain, OH 44055 US
Organ ID: 52035

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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, but not in use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on September 26, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 4 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 4 stops. 23 registers.
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
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 23
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • 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 October 12, 2013:

Updated through online information from Brian D. Ebie. -- Wicks Fuga Deluxe Model, Oak Case, Seven Facade Pipes, Pedal to Great Coupler, 16' Pedal derived from free reeds.

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

Database Manager on October 10, 2013:

An original installation. Identified by Brian Ebie, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- In continuous service until church closed by Cleveland Diocese in 2009; removed by Jon and Greg Lester in 2011.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console December 2012
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Keydesk (2012): Photograph by Greg Lester.

Builder's Nameplate (2012): Photograph by Brian Ebie.

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