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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. Opus 1308 (1955)

St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
908 Rutherford Street
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104

OHS Database ID 35579.

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Status and Condition

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          Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 9 divisions. 74 stops. 100 registers. 103 ranks. 5977 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified 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:
    Modified and enlarged by Aeolian-Skinner through the 1960s. (Database Manager. June 28, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. (Database Manager. January 16, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Field Baber.
    There was a leak in the roof a few years back and a tarp was placed over the console until the leak was fixed. (Database Manager. November 16, 2016)

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives

  • Shreveport, Louisiana
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1308   1955   4 manuals, 74 stops, 103 ranks
    ___________________________________________________________________________________
    
              GREAT ORGAN                                SOLO ORGAN
          16' Violone              61                 8' Flute Harmonique      68
           8' Principal            61                 8' Violoncello           68
           8' Spitzprinzipal       61                 8' Cello Celeste         68
           8' Bourdon              61                 8' Gamba                 68
           4' Octave               61                 8' Gamba Celeste         68
           4' Flute                61                 8' French Horn           68
       2 2/3' Quint                61                 8' English Horn          68
           2' Super Octave         61                    Tremulant
          II  Sesquialtera        122 a              16' Suboctave Trumpet (TC)--
        VI-X  Plein Jeu           366                 8' Major Trumpet         61
       IV-VI  Fourniture          281                 4' Trumpet Octave        12
          IV  Cymbel              244                 8' Trompette en Chamade  61 c
              Chimes               SO                    Chimes                25 tubes
           8' Harp                 CH
           4' Celesta              CH                    PEDAL ORGAN
                                                     32' Bourdon               32
              SWELL ORGAN                            16' Contrebasse           32
          16' Nasongedackt         68                16' Bourdon               12
           8' Geigenprinzipal      68                16' Violone               GT
           8' Gedackt              68                16' Gedackt               SW
           8' Viole de Gambe       68                16' Salicional            CH
           8' Viole Celeste        68                 8' Principal             32
           8' Flauto Dolce         68                 8' Bourdon               12
           8' Flute Celeste        68                 8' Violone               GT
           4' Prestant             68                 8' Gedackt               SW
           4' Spillflöte           68                 8' Salicional            CH
           2' Octavin              61                 4' Choralbass            32
         III  Mixture             183                 4' Cor de Nuit           32
         III  Scharff             183                 4' Salicional            CH
          16' Fagotto              68               III  Fourniture            96
           8' Trompette            68                32' Contre Ophicleide     12
           8' Trumpet              68                16' Ophicleide            32
           8' Hautbois             68 b              16' Fagotto               SW
           8' Vox Humana           68                 8' Trumpet               12
           4' Clairon              68                 8' Fagotto               SW
           4' Oboe                 68                 8' Cromorne              CH
              Tremulant                               4' Clarion               12
                                                      4' Rohrschalmei          CH
              CHOIR ORGAN                                Chimes                SO
          16' Salicional           68
           8' Rohrflöte            68                    GALLERY GREAT (enclosed)
           8' Viola                68                 8' Stopped Diapason      61
           8' Viola Celeste        68                 8' Flauto Dolce          61
           8' Kleinerzähler II    136                 8' Flute Celeste (GG)    54
           4' Montre               68                 4' Principal             61
           4' Koppelflöte          68               III  Mixture              183
       2 2/3' Rohrnasat            61 
           2' Spillflöte           61                    GALLERY SWELL
       1 3/5' Terz                 61                 8' Viola                 68
           1' Blockflöte           61                 8' Viola Celeste         68
         III  Zymbel              183                 4' Orchestral Flute      68
           8' Cromorne             68                 8' Trompette             68
           8' Clarinet             68                    Tremulant 
           4' Rohrschalmei         68
              Tremulant                                  GALLERY PEDAL
           8' Harp                                   16' Violon                12 GSW
           4' Celesta                                16' Bourdon               12 GGT
           8' Major Trumpet        SO                 8' Viola                 GS
           4' Octave Trumpet       SO                 8' Bourdon               GG
                                                      4' Viola                 GS
              CHAPEL ORGAN (d)                       16' Contre Trompette      12 GSW
           8' Gedackt              56                 8' Trompette             GS
           4' Principal            56
         
    
           a  added by Aeolian-Skinner in 1959
           b  added in 1998
           c  added by Möller in 1968
           d  added by Aeolian-Skinner in 1960s
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-11-10]
    
    





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