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St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral
700 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38105

OHS Database ID 50127.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 7, 2012.

Technical Details


  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Renovations and additions, with new console, to existing organ. The organ had sustained water damage in 1991 and was renovated, with ongoing alterations and additions, by Greg Koziel; work included a new 4-manual console built by Roger Colby, a half-length 32' Bombarde built by Trivo, releathering, replacement of Kilgen Choir and Swell chests with newer Möller chests, a Trompette-en-Chamade (c.1975) and a Tuba in 2002. (Database Manager. August 7, 2012)

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Left Pipe Chamber. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-24
Right Pipe Chamber. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-24
Echo chamber grille and en-chamade. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-24
Cathedral interior to rear and en-chamade. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-24
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-24
Cathedral interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2012-07-24

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  • Stoplist copied from the console July 24, 2012
           Memphis, Tennessee
           St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral
           Kilgen    Op. 3878   1927   3/22
           Schantz   Op.  253   1956   3/51
           Koziel               1991   4/
           Information from Gregory Koziel:
           Schantz rebuilt the Kilgen, adding a new Great and
           Positiv, as well as other stops and a new console.
           Gregory Koziel added the en-chamade in 1975; in 1991,
           he renovated the organ; he releathered the organ and 
           replaced the Kilgen Swell and Choir chests with newer
           Möller chests; the half-length 32' Bombarde was built
           by Trivo and the new four-manual console by Roger Colby;
           the Tuba was added around 2002.
           GREAT                              CHOIR
       16' Gemshorn                       16' Double Dulciana
        8' Principal                       8' Concert Flute
        8' Bourdon                         8' Quintadena
        8' Gemshorn                        8' Dulciana
        8' Viole                           8' Unda Maris
        4' Octave                          4' Montre            pf
        4' Hohlflöte                       4' Viol Principal
        4' Gemshorn                        4' Nachthorn
    2 2/3' Twelfth                         2' Blockflöte
        2' Fifteenth                       8' Clarinet
      III  Sharp                              Tremulant
           Super                              Sub
        8' Harmonic Trumpet                   Unison Off
        8' Harmonic Clarion                   Super
           Chimes                          8' Trompette-en-Chamade
           Zimbelstern                     8' Tuba Mirabilis
           Blank                           8' Harmonic Trumpet
           Blank                              Harp
           Blank                              Blank
           SWELL                              POSITIV
       16' Bourdon Doux                    8' Nasongedeckt
        8' Montre                          4' Koppelflöte
        8' Bourdon                     2 2/3' Nazard
        8' Salicional                      2' Principal
        8' Vox Celeste                 1 3/5' Tierce
        8' Erzähler Celeste II pf      1 1/3' Larigot
        4' Prestant                      III  Cymbal
        4' Harmonic Flute                  8' Krummhorn
        4' Salicet                            Tremulant
    2 2/3' Nazard              pf             Unison Off
        2' Octavin                            Zimbelstern
    1 3/5' Tierce              pf
        V  Plein Jeu                          PEDAL
       16' Double Trumpet                 32' Untersatz
        8' Trompette                      16' Contrabass
        8' Basson                         16' Bourdon
        4' Clarion                        16' Gemshorn
           Tremulant                      16' Bourdon Doux
           Sub                            16' Dulciana
           Unison Off                 10 2/3' Double Quint
           Super                           8' Octave
           Blank                           8' Bourdon
                                           8' Gemshorn
           ECHO                            8' Bourdon Doux
       16' Echo Bourdon                    8' Dulciana
        8' Rohrflöte                       4' Super Octave
        8' Vox Angelica                    4' Gemshorn
        8' Vox Aetheria                    2' Gemshorn
        4' Flute                           V  Mixture
    2 2/3' Nazat                          32' Bombarde
        8' Vox Humana                     16' Bombarde
           Tremulant                      16' Double Trumpet
           Sub                             8' Harmonic Trumpet
           Unison Off                      4' Harmonic Clarion
           Super                           8' Tuba Mirabilis
        8' Trompette-en-Chamade
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield August 9, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the console July 24, 2012 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.