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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1506, 1970)

Location:

St. Mark Methodist Church
Atlanta, GA US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 10964

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 45 ranks. 2,729 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 33 stops. 41 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 33
  • Registers: 41
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 04, 2008:

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:
Replaced 1912 three manual Austin, #413 retaining Gallery division.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2004.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

"There 2004, but some alterations. Rebuild console and replace the mechanical switching system with a new solid state relay and combination system with 32 levels of memory and programmable crescendos and sforzandos. Console to be configured with turned maple drawknobs with burled walnut interior jams. Rewire entire organ for installation with the new system in September 1998 (Parkey Organ Builders). .Provide new 4' Principal, 2 2/3 Nazard, 1 3/5 Tierce, and 16' Basson (replacing existing 16' Krummhorn) with a new windchest for the Swell. Repitch existing 16' Krummhorn to 8' and relocate on new chest in Positiv division. Provide a new 16' Rohrgedeckt (61 notes), 32' Untersantz (1-12), and 32' Contra Posaune (1-12) for the Pedal division; Tonal finishing in June 2000 (Parkey Organ Builders). .Removal of the 8' Vox Humana (located on the chapel organ), re-leathering the chest, and installing in the Swell division of the Aeolian-Skinner organ in the main sanctuary in June 2001 (Parkey Organ Builders). Installation of a new 61 note Trompette en Chamade complete with windchest, casework, racking, and winding system for sanctuary organ in November 2002 (Parkey Organ Builders)."

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1985-05-15

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1985-05-15

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1985-05-15

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