Wigton Pipe Organ

The New Organ The framework for the pedal case went up today; the final shape of the instrument is more clear. David Wigton stands in the pedal as Fr. Shaun LaDuc climbs in the rafters.

Wigton Pipe Organ

The Wigton Pipe Organ has begun to arrive at the Church of the Visitation, Saint Augustine’s House. The case that includes the Great and Swell is seen here and the pedal case is yet to be put up on the left. It will make the organ appear more balanced than in this picture. David...

Paschal Time

Easter lilies shout Paschal joy and the organ joins in! This weekend our long-serving pipe organ will sound its final notes at St. Augustine’s House. It will be heard at 10 a.m. Sunday morning mass, 6 p.m. Sunday Second Vespers, and 8.30 a.m. Monday mass, then dismantling will begin.

Organ Thursday

Organ Thursday – Here is the stoplist of the organ from Wigton Pipe Organs, originally a 1975 Berghaus, never completed. GREAT 8′ Rohrgedackt 4′ Principal 2 Gemshorn II Cornet III Mixture Tremulant SWELL 8′ Holzgedackt 8′ Dulciana, t.c. 4′ Harmonic Flute 2′ Principal 8′ Rohrschalmei Tremulant PEDAL 16′ Bourdon 8′ Principal 4′ Choralbass 16′...

Organ Thursday

Organ Thursday – Notes on the St. Augustine’s House organs, new and old The existing organ in the Church of the Visitation, St. Augustine’s House, will be removed in the week of May 20 to make way for the Wigton organ which will begin to be installed later in the week of May 27....

Organ Update

Our Wigton pipe organ is presently being finished in Mr. Wigton’s nearby shop and should be in place by early this summer. Festivities to observe its arrival await to be scheduled but we expect various liturgies and recitals over the next year. We hope they continue indefinitely after that! Three important stops await delivery...