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St. Mark's Episcopal Church / Holy Cross Episcopal Church
875 Cotton Street
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

OHS Database ID 6171.

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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 January 3, 2006.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 33 stops. 41 registers. 35 ranks. 2281 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1992. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Altered by Aeolian-Skinner 1949, and others. Refurbished by Range Organ Co. c. 1991. (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:
    Built for St. Mark's Episcopal; building later bought by Holy Cross Episcopal. Tonal changes and revoicing in 1949, #306-A. Organ extant. Two ranks went to new St. Marks organ (#1308). Alterations by Roy Perry in the 1950s; console rebuilt by Range Organ Co. in 1989. (Database Manager. January 3, 2006)

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  • Stoplist from The Diapason, June 1921
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church (now Holy Cross Episcopal Church)
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 306   1920          3 manuals, 33 stops, 35 ranks
    ______________________________________________________________________________
    
              GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
          16' Bourdon             17 PED         16' Bourdon              73
           8' First Diapason      61              8' Gedeckt              73
           8' Second Diapason     61              8' Salicional           73
           8' Claribel Flute      61              8' Voix Celeste         73
           8' Erzähler            61              8' Spitz Flute          73
           4' Octave              61              8' Flute Celeste (TC)   61
       2 2/3' Twelfth             61              4' Octave               61
           2' Fifteenth           61              4' Flute                61
           8' Tuba                61              2' Flautino             61
           8' French Horn (in SW) 61            III  Dolce Cornet        183
                                                 16' Posaune              73
              CHOIR ORGAN                         8' Cornopean            73
           8' Diapason            73              8' Flügel Horn          73
           8' Concert Flute       73              8' Vox Humana           73
           8' Dulciana            73                 Tremolo
           4' Flute               73
           2' Piccolo             61                 PEDAL ORGAN
           8' Clarinet            73             32' Diapason (resultant) --
           8' Orchestral Oboe     73             16' Diapason             32
              Tremolo                            16' Bourdon              32
           8' Harp (TC)           --             16' Echo Lieblich        SW
           4' Celesta             61 bars         8' Octave               12
                                                  8' Gedeckt              12
                                                  8' Still Gedeckt        SW
                                                  4' Flute                12
                                                 16' Trombone             32
                                                  8' Tromba               12
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-11-10]
    
    
  • Click Here Stoplist from The Diapason, June 1921 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.