The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Holy Cross Episcopal Church
4052 Herschel
Dallas, Texas

OHS Database ID 3138.

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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 August 28, 2014.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 12 stops. 15 ranks.

Notes

  • From Mary Hardin Baylor College, Belton, TX in 1955 for $6000. [Pape lists a 1955-58 instrument for Holy Cross, no mention of Baylor. Perhaps he only listed final destination.] (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Gregory Hamilton. (Database Manager. August 28, 2014)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 123 [0]

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.

  • Holy Cross Episcopal, Dallas, TX
    c. 1953 Rieger Orgelbau
    (Stoplist Stan Guy, PIPORG-L 22 Sep 1997)
    
    The Reiger Organ was built in Schwarzach/Vorarlberg, Austria by Herr Josef Von Glatter-Gotz.  Herr Glatter-Gotz stated that he conceived and planned this design while a U.S.P.O.W. during World War II.  The organ occupies under nine square yards of space.  The pedal 16' pipes serve as a platform and base for the organ.
    
                          Specifications:
    12 stops, 15 ranks, 700 pipes
    
    Hauptwerk
           Gedackt 8'
            Principal 4'
            Holzfloete 2'
             Scharff III
    
    Positiv
           Quintade 8'
            Rohrfloete 4'
             Prestant 2'
             Sesquialter II
    
    Pedal
           Subbass 16'
            Pommer 8'
            Gemshorn 4'
             Nachtorn 2'
    
    Couplers
             Positive to Hauptwerk
             Hauptwerk to Pedal
              Tremolo
    
    
  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.