Builder: Wicks Organ Co (Opus 3047, 1949/ 2008)

Manuals: 4

Stops: 80

Divisions: 6

Ranks: 84

Action: Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests

Notes:

Installed August 1949, Henry Vincent Willis IV played an integral role in the original 1949 design. He did the scaling and voicing of opus 3047. In 2008, Wicks rebuilt the organ with new electric stop action, new console, new pipework, and reworked the specification.


--Information from former organist, Roger F. Burg

Last Update: 2008


GREAT ORGAN

16 Diapason

8 First Diapason

8 Second Diapason

8 Stentorphone (solo)

8 Hohl Flute

8 Gemshorn

4 Principal

4 Rohr Flute

2-2/3 Quint

2 Super Octave

1-3/5 Tierce

III Cornet (solo)

III Mixture

IV-VI Mixture

VI Herald Mixture (solo)

IV Herald Scharff

8 Harmonic trumpet

   Chimes


SWELL ORGAN

16 Flûte Conique (ext)

8 Geigen Diapason

8 Flûte Conique

8 Viole de Gamba

8 Viole Celeste

4 Geigen Octave

4 Flute Triangular

4 Gambette

2 Octavin

2 Piccolo

III Plein Jeu

IV Mixture

16 Trombone (ext)

8 Trompette Harmonic

4 Clairon Harmonique (ext)

   Tremulant


CHOIR ORGAN

8 Violin Diapason

8 Viola

8 Gedeckt

8 Spitz Flute

8 Unda Maris

4 Koppel Flute

4 Octave

2 Doublette

2 Spitz Piccolo (ext)

1-1/3 Quint (ext)

III-IV Mixture

III Scharff

8 Vox Humana

   Tremulant

 

SOLO ORGAN

8 Stentorphone

8 Gross Flute

8 Viol d'Orchestra

8 Viol Celeste

4 Stentor Octave (ext)

2 Major Fifteenth

III Cornet

8 Corno di Bassetto

8 Tuba Mirabilis

4 Tuba Clarion

16 Bombarde (Gt)

8 Harmonic Trumpet (Gt)

4 Clarion (Gt)

   Tremulant


HERALD

16 Herald Fanfare

8 Herald Fanfare

4 Herald Fanfare

V Cornet (solo)

   Zimbelstern



PEDAL ORGAN

32 Resultant

32 Sub Bourdon

16 Principal

16 Open Diapason

16 Violone

16 Bourdon

16 Flûte Conique

8 Octave

8 Bourdon

8 Flûte Conique

8 Cello

4 Octave

III Mixture

32 Bombarde

16 Bombarde

16 Trombone

8 Bombarde

4 Clarion

Basilica of St Mary Catholic Church (Co-Cathedral)

1600 Hennepin Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55403

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1949 Wicks Console. Photo from Jeff Scofield

Photo from the 2008 AGO National Convention Program

Photo from the 2008 AGO National Convention Program

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2008 Console. Photo from Wicks Organ Co.

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