St Mark's Episcopal Church, St Louis, Missouri
Juget-Sinclair, Montreal, Op. 32
Completed November 5, 2009
Consultant: Miss Barbara Owen
Organ Committee: Rev. Dr. Lydia Agnew Speller (Rector, ex officio), Mr. Robert S. Mullgardt (Organist & Choirmaster,
ex officio), Mrs. Joleen Shelton (Chair), Dr. Barbara Raedeke, Dr. Amanda Cashan, Mr. Kim Jungermann, Mrs. Debbie Carter, Mrs. Ellen Jeffery, Dr. John Speller and Mr. Ken Schuler
Grand-orgue C-a3, 58 notes
8’ Flûte à cheminée
4’ Flûte ouverte
11/3’ Fourniture IV
Récit expressif C-a3, 58 notes
8’ Viole de gambe
8’ Voix céleste (TC)
4’ Flûte douce
Pédale C-f 1, 30 notes, radiating and concave
II/I I/P II/P
Mechanical key action, electric stop action
1/9-syntonic comma temperament
Balanced swell pedal
3" wind pressure
10 General Pistons, thumb and toe
6 thumb pistons to G.O.
6 thumb pistons to Récit
4 toe pistons to Pédale
Reversible pistons for the unison couplers, thumb and toe
Sequencer “forward” and “back” pistons, thumb and toe
General Cancel thumb piston
Combination Setter thumb piston
Solid-state combination action with 400 levels of memory.
A video of the organ being unloaded from the truck may be found here.
A video of the instrument may be seen here. See also the church's website here. A compact disc of Dr. Barbara Raedeke playing the St. Mark's organ can be obtained from Raven Pipe Organ CDs. A more recent recording by the Organ Media Foundation may be seen here.
The new organ replaced a two-manual-and-pedal instrument built by the Aeolian-Skinner Organ Company of Boston, Massachusetts, Op. 979 of 1938.
|The Organ Console, October 2009||
|The completed organ in the church, September 2009. Photograph courtesy of Stephen Sinclair|
|Photograph during installation showing the trackers running from the console to the organ||