The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Locust Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

OHS Database ID 14521.

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Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 24, 2018.


Technical Details

Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement.

Notes

  • Rebuild of 1937 Aeolian-Skinner Organ [Harrison design], with added divisions and electronic voices. (James Cook. February 23, 2005)
  • Updated by Robert McCormick, who has heard or played the organ.
    While the historic chancel organ is being restored by Emery Brothers, Foley-Baker has removed the Cornel Zimmer and Walker Digital additions from 2002. (With the exception of the Trompette-en-chamade and the Flauto Mirabilis; the latter is being relocated to the chancel organ. Additionally, in conjunction with Emery Brothers, Sam Hughes is regulating and revoicing the English Horn and French Horn, in the chancel String division.) Replacing the Zimmer pipe and Walker digital additions are 6 vintage G. Donald Harrison stops (8-, 4-, 4-, 2-, 2 2/3-, Oboe) from the organs of St. Thomas Church, New York City, and St. Paul-s School, Concord, New Hampshire. (Steven E. Lawson. April 24, 2018)

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Photographs

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Chancel and Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-25
Chancel and Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-25
Grand Chouer Organ Cases. (back of sanctuary). Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-25

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Stoplist

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