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Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 2583, 1947)

Location:

St. Paul Catholic Church/Divine Mercy Parish
508 N 4th St.
Burlington, IA 52601 US
Organ ID: 71226

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on June 21, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 24 ranks. 1,682 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 22 stops. 40 registers.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 40
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on June 21, 2022.
Jeff Scofield on June 21, 2022:

The church was badly damaged by fire in 1946; the nave was gutted and rebuilt; the case of the former organ was cleaned and retained.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on June 21, 2022.
From THE DIAPASON January 1948: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on June 21, 2022.
Write-up from THE DIAPASON January 1948: Open In New Tab Stoplist and commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on June 21, 2022.

Organ-of-the-Month Wicks ad from THE DIAPASON April 1948: Open In New Tab Photo and commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on June 23, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Ian Poellet, via Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-04-07

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