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St. Mark Methodist Church
Atlanta, Georgia

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 10964.


Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 4, 2008.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 33 stops. 41 registers. 45 ranks. 2729 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 2004. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • "There 2004, but some alterations. Rebuild console and replace the mechanical switching system with a new solid state relay and combination system with 32 levels of memory and programmable crescendos and sforzandos. Console to be configured with turned maple drawknobs with burled walnut interior jams. Rewire entire organ for installation with the new system in September 1998 (Parkey Organ Builders). .Provide new 4' Principal, 2 2/3 Nazard, 1 3/5 Tierce, and 16' Basson (replacing existing 16' Krummhorn) with a new windchest for the Swell. Repitch existing 16' Krummhorn to 8' and relocate on new chest in Positiv division. Provide a new 16' Rohrgedeckt (61 notes), 32' Untersantz (1-12), and 32' Contra Posaune (1-12) for the Pedal division; Tonal finishing in June 2000 (Parkey Organ Builders). .Removal of the 8' Vox Humana (located on the chapel organ), re-leathering the chest, and installing in the Swell division of the Aeolian-Skinner organ in the main sanctuary in June 2001 (Parkey Organ Builders). Installation of a new 61 note Trompette en Chamade complete with windchest, casework, racking, and winding system for sanctuary organ in November 2002 (Parkey Organ Builders)." (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Replaced 1912 three manual Austin, #413 retaining Gallery division. (Database Manager. July 4, 2008)

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Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1985-05-15
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1985-05-15
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1985-05-15

Pipe organs in Georgia sponsored by Parkey Organbuilders.

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Atlanta, Georgia
    St. Mark United Methodist Church
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1506   1968
    3 manuals, 33 stops, 45 ranks
    _______________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                        POSITIV ORGAN
         16' Quintade            61          8' Gedeckt             61
          8' Principal           61          8' Erzähler            SW
          8' Holzbordun          61          8' Erzähler Celeste    SW
          4' Octave              61          4' Nachthorn           61
          2' Flachflöte          61          2' Principal           61
      IV-VI  Mixture            304      1 1/3' Quint               61
          8' Trompette           61         II  Sesquialtera (TC)   98
             Chimes  (enc. in CH)           IV  Scharf             244
                                                Tremulant
             SWELL ORGAN
          8' Rohrflöte           61             PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Viole de Gambe      61         16' Principal           32
          8' Viole Celeste       61         16' Subbass             32
          8' Erzähler            61         16' Quintade            GT
          8' Erz. Celeste (TC)   49         16' Erzähler            12 SW
          4' Spitzflöte          61          8' Octave              12
          2' Spillflöte          61          8' Gedeckt             12
     III-IV  Plein Jeu          283          4' Choralbass          32
         16' Krummhorn           61          2' Nachthorn           32
          8' Trompette           61         16' Posaune             32
          4' Hautbois            61          8' Trompete            12
             Tremulant                       4' Klarine             12
    
             GALLERY ORGAN (retained from Austin Op. 413)
          8' Diapason            61
          8' Flute Dolce         61
          8' Flute Celeste (TC)  49
          8' Vox Humana          61
             Tremulant
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-08-03]
    
    
  • Click Here Stoplist from Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.