Walker Organ

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Liturgical Music Ministry has been an important part of the worship tradition at Immaculate Conception Parish for many years. Various instruments ranging from pump organ to theater organ, Hammond to Pipe organ have served the parish over the years, each in it’s own, unique way. The newest instrument, a 3 manual, 72 Rank Walker Digital Organ with Moeller Pipe Work was purchased in the summer of 2007. At that time, the church made an important investment to continue to uphold the value of music in worship. The previous Moeller Pipe Organ, which had served the parish faithfully for numerous years, was in need of major overhaul and repair. A newer addition to the churches worship space had given more area for the small instrument to fill. After careful consideration, Nathan Bellas, music director at the time, and Fr. John Moineau, pastor, determined it to be in the best interest of the parish to purchase the Walker Organ from Al Sterner. The custom casework was designed by parishioner John Drabisin with direction from Al Sterner and the Walker Technicians. In May 2010, the final stage of the project will be completed. This will entail utilizing some of the pipework of the previous Moeller instrument as well as some final modifications to the specification. Following the completion of the project, which is anticipated for late May or early June, several recitals and concerts will be held to dedicate and celebrate the instrument.

Specification of the 3 Manual, 72 Rank Walker Digital Organ

GREAT – Unenclosed, Rear of Church
16’           Sub Principal (ext.)
8’             Open Diapason
8’             Principal
8’             Harmonic Flute
8’             Bourdon
8’             Viola Celeste II (CH)
8’             Flute Celeste II (SW)
4’             Octave  
4’             Flute
2 2/3’      Twelfth
2’             Fifteenth
1 3/5’      Seventeenth
1 1/3’      Full Mixture IV
8’             Trumpet
                Tremulant
8’             Festival Trumpet
                Chimes (Enclosed in Choir)
                Zimbelstern

PEDAL – Unenclosed, Rear of Church
32’           Contra Bourdon (ext.)
32’           Contra Viol (CH)(ext.)
16’           Open Diapason
16’           Bourdon
16’           Lieblich Gedeckt (SW)
16’           Viol (CH)
16’           Sanft Bass (CN) (ext.)
8’             Octave  
8’             Gedeckt
8’             Viol (CH)
4’             Choral Bass
4’             Harmonic Flute (GT)
2 2/3’      Mixture IV
32’           Contra Bombarde
16’           Trombone
16’           Contre Trompette (SW)
8’             Trumpet
4’             Trichter Regal
8’             Festival Trumpet (GT)
                Chimes (CH)

SWELL – Enclosed, Rear of Church
16’           Lieblich Gedeckt (ext.)
8’             Geigen Diapason
8’             Stopped Diapason
8’             Salicional
8’             Voix Celeste
8’             Flute Celeste II
4’             Principal
4’             Nachthorn
2 2/3’      Nazard
2’             Octavin (ext.)
1 3/5’      Tierce
2’             Plein Jeu IV
16’           Contre Trompette (ext.)
8’             Trompette
8’             Oboe
8’             Vox Humana
4’             Clarion
                Tremulant
                Swell Unison Off
                Swell to Swell 4’
8’             Festival Trumpet (GT)

CHOIR – Enclosed, Rear of Church
16’           Viol
8’             Viola Pomposa
8’             Viola Celeste
8’             Holz Gedeckt
8’             Gemshorn Celeste II
4’             Spitz Principal
4’             Chimney Flute
2’             Flautino
1 1/3’      Larigot
1’             Fife (ext.)
1’             Mixture III
16’           Corno di Bassetto
8’             French Horn
8’             Krumhorn
                Tremulant
                Choir Unison Off
                Choir to Choir 4’
8’             Major Tuba
                Harp

CANTORIAL – Enclosed, Front of Church
8’             Echo Diapason
8’             Gedeckt
8’             Erzahler Celeste II
4’             Octave (ext.)
4’             Koppel Flute
8’             English Horn
                Tremulant

COUPLERS
8’             Great to Pedal
8’             Swell to Pedal
4’             Swell to Pedal
8’             Choir to Pedal
4’             Choir to Pedal
8’             Cantorial to Pedal
16’           Swell to Great
8’             Swell to Great
4’             Swell to Great
16’           Choir to Great
8’             Choir to Great
4’             Choir to Great
8’             Cantorial To Great
16’           Swell to Choir
8’             Swell to Choir
4’             Swell to Choir
8’             Choir to Swell
8’             Cantorial to Swell
                Cantorial Off Choir

PISTONS/TOE STUDS
Generals                                                                 1-12
Great, Swell, & Choir  Divisionals       1-6
Pedal & Cantorial Divisionals                              1-4
Great, Swell, & Choir  to Pedal
Great, Swell, Choir, & Pedal MIDI’s A & B
Swell & Choir Melody Couplers
Solo Tuba Sub Coupler
Bass Coupler
Cantorial Expression Off Choir, On Swell
Great/Choir Manual Transfer
Zimbelstern
Tremulants Full
Orchestral Crescendo
Tutti
Previous & Next
Set & General Cancel

72            RANKS
84            DRAWKNOBS
5              DIVISIONS
3              MANUALS + PEDAL
208          MEMORY LEVELS

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Mass Times

 

Daily: 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m.

Sunday: 6:00 p.m.
(Regional Mass at
St. Barbara Parish)

 

Reconciliation TImes

 

Saturday: 9 a.m.–10 a.m.

Tuesday: 6 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

 

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