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St. Luke Episcopal Church
939 Hinman Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60202

OHS Database ID 6250.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 161.

OHS Convention Organ, 2012.


Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2005-12-05.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 71 stops. 56 registers. 65 ranks. 4336 pipes.

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. The console is in a fixed position, left.

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

Notes

  • Status Note: There 2002. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Trompette-en-Chamade and a few tonal changes to the choir added in 1949 by AS,#327-A. Swell restored 1994 by A. Thompson-Allen Co. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. 2005-12-05)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • [Unattributed]. "Here & There," The Diapason (Vol. 103, No. 6 [June 2012], 4).
  • Schnurr, Jr., Stephen J.. Pipe Organs of Chicago, Vol. 1. (Chicago: Chauncey Park Press, 2005), [0]
  • [Unattributed]. "The Organ Historical Society Presents Arthur Lawrence, organist," The Stopt Diapason (Vol. 3, No. 3 [June 1982], program centerfold). [stoplist, details, concert prorgam, bio]
  • McCain, David. "St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Evanston, Illinois - A History of the Organs," The Stopt Diapason (Vol. 3, No. 3 [June 1982], pp. 26-32). [history, descriptions, stoplists, photographs]

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Facade. Photograph by Bruce Case 2016-04-27
Console. Photograph by Bruce Case 2016-04-27

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from The Aeolian-Skinner Archives and Allen Kinzey

  • Evanston, Illinois
    St. Luke's Episcopal Church
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 327   1921    4 manuals, 78 stops, 72 ranks
    ________________________________________________________________________
    
            GREAT (7½" wind)                       SOLO (10" wind)
        16' Open Diapason        73             8' Diapason             73
         8' First Diapason       73             8' Philomela            73
         8' Second Diapason      73             8' Gross Gamba          73
         8' Third Diapason       73             8' Gamba Celeste        73
         8' Claribel Flute       73             8' French Horn          73
         8' Erzähler             73             8' English Horn         73
         4' Octave               73             8' Tuba Mirabilis (20") 73
         4' Harmonic Flute       73 a           4' Tuba Clarion         61
     2 2/3' Twelfth              61 a              Tremolo
         2' Fifteenth            61 a              Chimes
        IV  Mixture             244 b
       III  Mixture             183 a              PEDAL (6" wind)
        16' Trombone             73 a          32' Diapason             32
         8' Trumpet              73 a          16' First Diapason       12
         4' Clarion              61 a          16' Second Diapason      32
                                               16' Violone              32
            SWELL (7½" wind)                   16' Bourdon              32
        16' Bourdon              73            16' Echo Bourdon         SW
         8' Diapason             73             8' Octave               12
         8' Gedeckt              73             8' Cello                12
         8' Salicional           73             8' Gedeckt              12
         8' Voix Celeste         73             4' Super Octave         12
         8' Spitz Flute          73             4' Flute                12
         8' Flute Celeste        61 tc         32' Bombarde             32
         8' Aeoline              73            16' Trombone             32
         4' Octave               73             8' Tromba               12
         4' Traverse Flute       73
         2' Flautino             61                ECHO GREAT
       III  Mixture             183             8' Open Diapason        73
        16' Contra Posaune       73             8' Melodia              73
         8' Cornopean            73             8' Dulciana             73
         8' Oboe                 73
         8' Vox Humana           73                ECHO SWELL
         4' Clarion              61            16' Bourdon              73
            Tremolo                             8' Stopped Diapason     73
            Harp                 CH             8' Salicional           73
            Celesta              CH             8' Voix Celeste         73
                                                8' Aeoline              73
            CHOIR (6" wind)                     4' Dolce Flute          73
         8' Diapason             73             8' Oboe                 73
         8' Dulcet II           146             8' Vox Humana           73 d
         8' Melodia              73
         8' Kleine Erzähler II  134                ECHO PEDAL
         4' Flute d'Amour        61            16' Bourdon              32
     2 2/3' Twelfth              61             8' Gedeckt              12
         2' Piccolo              61
     1 3/5' Tierce               61
         8' Clarinet             73
         8' Orchestral Oboe      73            (a) enclosed
            Tremolo                            (b) added 1950s, Tellers, gift of Dr. Barnes
            Harp                 61 bars       (c) added 1959, Aeolian-Skinner, West wall
         8' Fanfare Trumpet      61 c          (d) added by Skinner with the main organ
    
           [Received from Steven E. Lawson July 6, 2014]
  • Stoplist from The Aeolian-Skinner Archives and Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.