Evanston, Illinois

St. Luke's Episcopal Church


Skinner organ, Op. 327 (1921) in St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Evanston, IL)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 327 (1921) in St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Evanston, IL)
 
St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Evanston, IL)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 327 (1921) in St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Evanston, IL)
 
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1921
   Opus:        327
No. manuals:    4
No. stops:      78
No. ranks:      72
No. pipes:      4,756
          

Specification

        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
 

Notes: The Echo Organ was actually the existing chapel organ, Casavant Op. 386 (1909), that was made playable from the Skinner console. It was replaced by Möller Op. 9244 in 1959 - it was also playable from the Skinner console. The Möller was removed in 1986.

Photos #'s 1-3 Source: Stephen Schnurr, Pipe Organs of Chicago

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=6250