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Wicks Organ Co.

Location:

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1865 N. Powerhouse Rd.
Morganton, NC 28655 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 66893

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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 Josiah Riddle on December 11, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wicks Direct Electric
  • 3 ranks. 226 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 20 stops. 22 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wicks Direct Electric chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at floor level at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Wicks Pipe Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 29, 2021.
Rear Right of Sanctuary:
  • Built by Wicks Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 22
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Josiah Riddle on December 11, 2020.
Josiah Riddle on April 20, 2021:

The salicional was replaced at some point with a Block Flute rank.

We received the most recent update for this note from Josiah Riddle on April 20, 2021.
Taken from Console: Open In New Tab Originally published 12/11/2020
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Josiah Riddle on April 20, 2021.
  • Church Website - Church Music Page with information on the instrument.

Instrument Images:

Console and pipe case: Photograph by Josiah Riddle. Taken on 2020-12-02

Stop rail: Photograph by Josiah Riddle. Taken on 2020-12-02

C Side pipes in the organ case: Photograph by Josiah Riddle. Taken on 2020-12-02

C# Side of pipes in the organ case: Photograph by Josiah Riddle. Taken on 2020-12-02

Blower motor: Photograph by Josiah Riddle. Taken on 2021-01-01

Baffle box: Photograph by Josiah Riddle. Taken on 2021-01-01

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