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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1308, 1955)

Location:

St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
908 Rutherford Street
Shreveport, LA 71104 US
Organ ID: 35581

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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
  • 103 ranks. 5,977 pipes. 9 divisions. 4 manuals. 74 stops. 100 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 9
  • Stops: 74
  • Registers: 100
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 16, 2016:

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.

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

Database Manager on January 16, 2009:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall.

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

Database Manager on June 28, 2008:

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.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab 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:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-07

Console angle: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-07

Gallery console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-07

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-07

Gallery organ and en-chamade: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-07

Console and organ chamber: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-07

Chapel, Rohrflote and Principal: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-07

Organ chamber openings: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-07

Chancel and console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-11-07

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