Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 3152, 1951)

Location:

First Methodist Church
603 State St.
Schenectady, NY 12305 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 54213

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 25 ranks. 1,826 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 25 stops. 61 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 25
  • Registers: 61
  • 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 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 08, 2015:

Updated through online information from Ryan J Boyle. -- This instrument was replaced with a new instrument by Leonard Carlson in 1977, incorporating the original Echo division and a few ranks from the Wicks instrument.

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 Diapason</i> April 1952
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: (ca. 1962) Vintage Postcard; image courtesy of William Dunklin.

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