The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mark United Methodist Church
Birmingham, Alabama

OHS Database ID 19043.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 26, 2016.

Technical Details

Slider chests with EP pallets (Blackinton type). Sliders moved by solenoids.

Two manuals. 25 ranks.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console. The console is movable.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. Concave radiating pedalboard. 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.


  • This Organ identified through information received from Randall Dyer. (Database Manager. June 29, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from randall dyer. (Database Manager. October 26, 2016)

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  • Original document from Randall Dyer.. Source: Personal knowledge
    Birmingham, AL
    St. Mark United Methodist Church
    Organ by Randall Dyer & Assoc., Inc.
    Two manuals (covered in maple and rosewood)
    25 ranks
    GREAT - Expressive except as noted      
    16'     Bourdon                  (Sw.)              
     8'     Principal             61, unenclosed                         
     4'     Octave                61
     4'     Spitzflöte            61
     2 2/3' Nasard                61
     2'     Gemshorn              61
     1 3/5' Tierce                61
    IV      Mixture              244
     8'     Trompete              61
            Swell to Great 16
            Swell to Great 8
            Swell to Great 4
     8'     Trompette-en-Chamade  49  FF-f54
    SWELL - Expressive
     8'     Bourdon               61
     8'     Viola                 61
     8'     Viola Celeste         49  T.C
     4'     Principal             61
     4'     Koppelflöte           61
     2'     Doublette             61
     1 1/3' Quinte                     double draw from Scharff
     III    Scharff              183
     8'     Oboe                  61
            Swell 16
            Swell unison off
            Swell 4
     8'     Trompette-en-Chamade (Gt.)
    32'     Resultant                  (Bourdon)
    16'     Principal            32    facade
    16'     Bourdon              12    (Sw.)
     8'     Octave               12
     8'     Bourdon                    (Sw.)
     4'     Choralbass           32    tin, facade
    16'     Trompete             12   (Gt.) L/2
     8'     Trompete                  (Gt.)
     4'     Oboe                      (Sw.)
           Great to Pedal 8
           Swell to Pedal 8
           Swell to Pedal 4
    The console is movable, located to the right of the choir loft. Stop controls are by tilting tablets, with a multi-level combination system, with transposer and record and playback capability. The MIDI is Allen.
    The action is Blackinton-style slider and pallet for all straight stops.
  • Click Here Original document from Randall Dyer.. Source: Personal knowledge Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.