Wicks Pipe Organ Co., Opus 1140, 1933


St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
1140 Madison Ave.
Covington, Kentucky 41011

Basilica

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Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Three manuals. 7 divisions. 63 stops. 41 registers. 43 ranks. 2896 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Stop keys in horseshoe curves. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.

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  • Stoplist from The American Organist August 1933
           St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
           Covington, Kentucky
    
           Wicks   Op. 1140   1933   3/43
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           It was the editorial policy of THE AMERICAN ORGANIST
           to use the name of the parent rank for all the stops 
           of that unit.
    
           GREAT (*encl)                SWELL
       16' Diapason        61       16' Stopped Flute     PD
        8' Diapason 1      61        8' Diapason          73
        8' Diapason 2      61        8' Stopped Flute     73
    *   8' Doppelflöte     61        8' Melodia           73
    *   8' Gamba           61        8' Viole d'Orchestre 73
    *   8' Dolce           61        8' Salicional        73
        4' Octave          61        8' Voix Celeste      61
    *   4' Flute Traverso  61        8' Quintadena      (syn)
    2 2/3' Twelfth         61        4' Stopped Flute     12
        2' Fifteenth       61        2' Stopped Flute     12
    *   8' Trumpet         61      III  Harmonia         183
           Tremulant (a)            16' Oboe              12
                                     8' Cornopean         73
           SANCTUARY GT (encl)       8' Oboe              73
        8' Diapason        61           Tremulant
        8' Melodia         61
        8' Gamba           61           SANCTUARY SWELL
        8' Gemshorn        61        8' Violin Diapason   73
        4' Octave          61        8' Stopped Flute     73
        4' Melodia         12        8' Salicional        73
           Tremulant                 8' Aeoline           73
                                     4' Flute Harmonic    73
           PEDAL                     8' Oboe (reedless)   73
       16' Diapason        32           Tremulant
       16' Bourdon         32
       16' Diapason        GT           CHOIR
       16' Stopped Flute   12 SW    16' Dulciana          12
       16' Gamba           12 GT     8' Geigen            73
       16' Dulciana        CH        8' Clarabella        73
        8' Diapason        12        8' Viola             73
        8' Bourdon         12        8' Dulciana          73
        8' Viola           CH        8' Unda Maris        61
        8' Dolce           GT        4' Flute d'Amore     73
       16' Trumpet         12 GT     2' Flute d'Amore     --
       16' Oboe            SW        8' Clarinet          73
                                        Tremulant
           SANCTUARY PEDAL
       16' Sub Bass        32
       16' Stopped Flute   12 SW
        8' Sub Bass        12
        8' Stopped Flute   SW
    
       (a) The Choir Tremulant also affects the enclosed Great
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield  May 12, 2011]