Cornel Zimmer Organ Builders (Opus 58, 2002)

Originally Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 948, 1936)
Exhibited in the 2016 OHS convention(s)

Location:

St. Mark's Episcopal Church
1625 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 US
Organ ID: 14521

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on October 18, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 118 ranks. 6,553 pipes.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 24, 2018:

Updated by Robert McCormick, who has heard or played the organ.
While the historic chancel organ is being restored by Emery Brothers, Foley-Baker has removed the Cornel Zimmer and Walker Digital additions from 2002. (With the exception of the Trompette-en-chamade and the Flauto Mirabilis; the latter is being relocated to the chancel organ. Additionally, in conjunction with Emery Brothers, Sam Hughes is regulating and revoicing the English Horn and French Horn, in the chancel String division.) Replacing the Zimmer pipe and Walker digital additions are 6 vintage G. Donald Harrison stops (8-, 4-, 4-, 2-, 2 2/3-, Oboe) from the organs of St. Thomas Church, New York City, and St. Paul-s School, Concord, New Hampshire.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on February 23, 2005:

Rebuild of 1937 Aeolian-Skinner Organ [Harrison design], with added divisions and electronic voices.

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

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-25

Chancel and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-25

Grand Chouer Organ Cases: (back of sanctuary). Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-25

Organ case and console loft: Photograph by Joshua Stafford via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-11-16

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