Wicks Organ Co., Opus 3047, 1950

OHS Database ID 38754.


Basilica of St. Mary (Co-Cathedral)
1600 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

Cathedral

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.

The organ is in good condition and in regular use.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2012-11-28.

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1986-11-30

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The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console. The console is movable.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 62 stops. 39 registers. 45 ranks. 2878 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Stop keys on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason November 1950 and from console Nov. 1985
           Minneapolis, Minnesota
           Basilica of St. Mary, R.C.
    
           Wicks   Op. 3047   1950   4/45
           ____________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                          SWELL
       16' Diapason         61        16' Flute Conique      73
        8' 1st Diapason     61         8' Geigen Principal   73
        8' 2nd Diapason     12         8' Flute Conique      12
        8' Hohlflote        61         8' Viole de Gambe     73
        8' Gemshorn         61         8' Viole Celeste      61
        4' Principal        61         4' Geigen Octave      73
        4' Rohrflote        61         4' Flute Triangulaire 73
    2 2/3' Quint            61         4' Gambette           --
        2' Super Octave     61         2' Piccolo            --
      III  Mixture         183       III  Plein Jeu         183
           Sub                        16' Contra Fagotto     73
           Unison Off                  8' Trompette          73
           Chimes           21         8' Oboe               12
                                       4' Clarion            73
           CHOIR                          Tremulant
        8' Violin Diapason  73            Sub
        8' Viola            73            Unison Off
        8' Concert Flute    73
        8' Spitzflote       61            PEDAL
        8' Unda Maris       61        32' Sub Bourdon        32
        4' Koppelflote      73        32' Resultant          --
        4' Spitzflote       12        16' Principal          32
        4' Flauto Traverso  12        16' Open Diapason      GT
    2 2/3' Spitz Nazard      7        16' Bourdon            12
        2' Spitz Piccolo     5        16' Violone            32
    1 3/5' Spitz Quint      --        16' Flute Conique      SW
        8' Clarinet         73         8' Octave             12
           Tremulant                   8' Bourdon            12
           Sub                         8' Cello              12
           Unison Off                  8' Flute Conique      SW
           Super                       4' Octave             32
                                     III  Mixture            96
           SOLO                       16' Trombone           12 SO
        8' Stentorphone     73        16' Fagotto            SW
        8' Grossflote       73         8' Tromba             SO
        8' Viol d'Orchestre 73         4' Clarion            SO
        8' Viol Celeste     61            Chimes             GT
        4' Stentor Octave   12
        4' Octave Viol      73
        8' Tuba Mirabilis   73
        8' Cor Anglais      73
        4' Tuba Clarion     61
           Tremulant
           Sub
           Super
           Chimes           GT
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield November 25, 2012]