The OHS Pipe Organ Database

South Highland Presbyterian Church
2035 Highland Ave. S.
Birmingham, Alabama 35205

OHS Database ID 23186.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 6, 2015.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 16 stops. 23 registers. 16 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Combination action thumb pistons.


  • Identified 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:
    Additions in 1932, #575-A; replaced by Möller Opus #9871 in 1964. (Database Manager. March 23, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. May 26, 2007)

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  • From Allen Kinzey via Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Birmingham, Alabama
    South Highland Presbyterian Church
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 575   1926   3 manuals, 16 stops, 16 ranks
             GREAT ORGAN                        SWELL ORGAN
          8' Diapason            61         16' Bourdon             73
          8' Gedeckt             61          8' Diapason            73
          8' Aeoline             SW          8' Gedeckt             73
          4' Flute               SW          8' Salicional          73
          8' Flugel Horn         SW          8' Voix Celeste        73
             Cathedral Chimes                8' Aeoline             73
                                             4' Flute               73
             CHOIR ORGAN                     8' Flugel Horn         73
          8' Concert Flute       73             Tremolo
          8' Gamba               pf
          8' Dulciana            73 *           PEDAL ORGAN
          4' Flute d'Amour       73         16' Bourdon             32
          8' Clarinet            pf         16' Violone             32 *
          8' Clarinet            73 *       16' Echo Lieblich       SW
             Tremolo                         8' Gedeckt             12
          8' Harp (TC)           --          8' Violone             12 *
          4' Celesta                         8' Still Gedeckt       SW
                                                Chimes              GT
          *  added as 575-A
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-07-04]
  • Click Here From Allen Kinzey via Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.