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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 979, 1938)

Location:

St. Mark's Memorial Episcopal Church
4714 Clifton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63109 US
Organ ID: 7499

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 9 ranks. 532 pipes. 2 manuals. 7 stops. 8 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 8
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 16, 2009:

Updated through online information from John Speller. -- This organ has been sold to Quimby Pipe Organs and was removed April 14 and 15, 2009.

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

Database Manager on January 21, 2008:

Updated through online information from John Speller. -- To be removed in late 2008 or early 2009 and replaced by a new organ built by Juget-Sinclair of Montreal, completion June 2009.

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

Database Manager on March 16, 2007:

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:
Dedication recital by Daniel R. Philippi on January 15, 1939; tonal changes in 1964; returned to original specification in 1991; extant.

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

Database Manager on August 07, 2005:

Online update from John Speller -- Currently under consideration by church whether to rebuild this instrument or replace with new pipe organ.

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 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

G. Donald Harrison design. Altered. Wind pressure raised, then partially lowered .

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from OHS PC Database via John Speller
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Swell Chest, pipes: Photograph by John Speller. Taken on 2009-04-14

Reservoir, pipes: Photograph by John Speller. Taken on 2009-04-14

Console with Aeolian-style tabs: Photograph by John Speller. Taken on 2009-04-14

Great pipes, during removal: Photograph by John Speller. Taken on 2009-04-14

Organ gallery: Photograph by John Speller. Taken on 2008-08-09

Church exterior: Archival photograph, courtesy of John Speller. Taken on 1940-05-31

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