The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First United Methodist Church
1928 Ross Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75201

OHS Database ID 23032.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 7, 2016.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 47 stops. 94 registers. 66 ranks. 3873 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. 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

  • Listed in "Recent Installations," The American Organist Vol. 38, No. 3 [March, 2004] (Database Manager. February 21, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Stan Scheer. -- In the list above, "Registers" refers to the total number of speaking stops including duplexed and extended stops but excluding couplers, tremulants and controls. "Stops" refers to the total number of independent or straight stops excluding duplexed and extended stops as well as couplers and controls. (Database Manager. November 15, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. December 6, 2016)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. December 7, 2016)

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Photographs

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Facade. Photograph by Dr. Scott Lyn McCune 2006-12-18
Church Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-06-28
Church Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-11-01
Chancel, Chamber Grillework, and Organ Case. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-11-28
Chancel, Chamber Grillework, and Organ Case. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-11-28
Balcony and Stained Glass Window. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-11-28

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications

  •        Dallas, Texas
           First United Methodist Church
    
           Casavant   Op. 3828   2003   4/66
    
           Stoplist courtesy of Casavant Frères
    
           GREAT                         CHOIR
       16' Double Open Diapason 12   16' Lieblich Gedeckt 12 (stopped wood)
        8' First Open Diapason 61     8' Stopped Diapason 61
        8' Second Open Diapason 61    8' Salicional 61
        8' Chimney Flute 61           8' Flauto Dolce 61
        4' Octave 61                  8' Flauto Celeste 49 tc
        4' Open Flute 61              4' Principal 61
    2 2/3' Twelfth 61                 4' Spindle Flute 61
        2' Fifteenth 61           2 2/3' Nazard 61
    1 3/5' Seventeenth 61             2' Super Octave 61
     IV-V  Mixture 269                2' Recorder 61
      III  Sharp Mixture 183      1 3/5' Tierce 61
       16' Double Trumpet 12      1 1/3' Larigot 61
        8' Trumpet 61                IV  Mixture 244
           Tremulant                 16' Bass Crumhorn 12
           Unison Off                 8' Cornopean 61
           Chimes SO                  8' Crumhorn 61
       16' Tuba Magna SO                 Tremulant
        8' Tuba Mirabilis SO             Sub
        4' Tuba Clarion SO               Unison Off
           MIDI                          Super
                                         Cymbelstern 10 bells
           SWELL                     16' Tuba Magna SO
       16' Contra Gamba 12            8' Tuba Mirabilis SO
       16' Contra Gamba Celeste tc    4' Tuba Clarion SO
        8' Diapason 61                   Harp dg
        8' Major Flute 61                Celesta dg
        8' Viola da Gamba 61             MIDI
        8' Vox Coelestis 61
        4' Octave 61                     CHAMADE
        4' Harmonic Flute 61         16' Festival Trumpet (1-12 PED Trombone)
        4' Violina 12                 8' Festival Trumpet 61
        4' Violina Celeste 12         4' Festival Trumpet 12
        2' Octavin 61                    Chamade to Pedal
      III  Plein Jeu 183                 Chamade to Great
        V  Fourniture 305                Chamade to Swell
       16' Bassoon 61                    Chamade to Choir
        8' Harmonic Trumpet 61           Chamade to Solo
        8' Oboe 61                       Chamade OFF
        8' Vox Humana 61
        4' Harmonic Clarion 61           PEDAL
           Tremulant                 32' Contrabass dg
           Sub                       32' Sub Bass dg
           Unison Off                16' Open Flute 32 (existing, revoiced)
           Super                     16' Contrabass 32
        8' Tuba Mirabilis SO         16' Double Open Diapason GT
           MIDI                      16' Sub Bass 32
           Sostenuto                 16' Contra Gamba SW
                                     16' Lieblich Gedeckt CH
           SOLO (pf except for *)     8' Octave Bass 12
        8' Diapason                   8' Second Open Diapason GT
        8' Voce Umana GG              8' Bourdon 12
        8' Harmonic Flute             8' Stopped Diapason CH
        8' Vox Angelica II            4' Super Octave 32
        4' Octave                     4' Open Flute GT
        8' Clarinet                   4' Stopped Diapason CH
        8' English Horn             III  Théorbe --
        8' Crumhorn CH               IV  Mixture 128
           Tremulant                 32' Ophicleide dg
        8' French Horn               16' Trombone 32
           Sub                       16' Double Trumpet GT
           Unison Off                16' Bassoon SW
           Super                     16' Bass Crumhorn CH
     * 16' Tuba Magna tc              8' Trombone 12
     *  8' Tuba Mirabilis 61          8' Trumpet GT
     *  4' Tuba Clarion 12            8' Tuba Mirabilis SO
       16' Contra Gamba SW            8' Bassoon SW
       16' Contra Gamba Celeste SW    4' Clarion 12
        8' Viola da Gamba SW          4' Tuba Clarion SO
        8' Vox Coelestis SW           4' Bassoon SW
        4' Violina SW                 4' Crumhorn CH
        4' Violina Celeste SW            Chimes SO
           Chimes dg                     Pedal Divide
           MIDI
           Sostenuto
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield July 05, 2009.]
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