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Schlicker Organ Co. (2001)

Location:

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
1615 Wauwatosa Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53213 US
Organ ID: 55547

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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 Brad Engelland on November 25, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 53 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 55 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case in a side transept.
  • Built by Schlicker Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from John R Paradowski on November 24, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Schlicker Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 55
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: SSL
  • 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
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from John R Paradowski on November 24, 2021.
Database Manager on July 25, 2015:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ and choir are in left transept slight raised above floor level, Console is at floor level in front of choir, facing and centered with the case.

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

Database Manager on July 21, 2015:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Stephen Hall, using information from this web site: http://www.stmattslutheran.org/worship-and-music/music-ministry/schlicker-pipe-organ/. -

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stop List: Open In New Tab Stop List of the Schlicker organ at St. Matthew's, Wauwatosa, WI
Document created on 2021-11-24
We received the most recent update for this document from John R Paradowski on November 24, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console and facade: Photograph by John Paradowski. Taken approx. June 15, 2012

Organ case and console: Photograph from an archival source: Church website, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2001

Organ case in left transept: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2018-05-13

Part of the floating 'Trompeta' division: Photograph from an archival source: Still capture from Church video about the former and present organ, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2001

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