The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Highland Park Methodist Church
3300 Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, Texas

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 35418.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 7, 2011.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 32 stops. 38 registers. 43 ranks. 2429 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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, center.

Notes

  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Replaced by 1974 4/112 Austin, #2558; moved to Bethany Methodist, Houston, TX. (Database Manager. June 11, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from John R. Brown. -- Windchests described as "Pittman" [sic] chests in a report recommending sale of this organ dated February 1, 1972. Described as being on "high wind pressure" in a report recommending sale of this organ dated February 1, 1972. Action described as "electro-pneumatic" in a report recommending sale of this organ dated February 1, 1972. (Database Manager. May 11, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. January 7, 2011)
  • Contract signed in 1951. Organ installed in 1954. (Database Manager. October 16, 2014)

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Church exterior. Postcard ca. 1950, courtesy of Brad Willis

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Stoplist

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives

  • Dallas, Texas
    Highland Park Methodist Church
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1231   1951   3 manuals, 32 stops, 43 ranks
    __________________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                                 SWELL ORGAN
         16' Quintaten             61                 8' Viole de Gambe        68
          8' Principal             61                 8' Viole Celeste (TC)    56
          8' Bourdon               61                 8' Rohrflöte             68
          4' Principal             61                 4' Prestant              68
      2 2/3' Octave Quint          61                 4' Flute Octaviante      68
          2' Super Octave          61               III  Plein Jeu            183
      IV-VI  Fourniture           282                16' Contre Hautbois       68
             Chimes                                   8' Trompette             68
                                                      4' Clairon               68
             CHOIR ORGAN                                 Tremulant
          8' Geigen Principal      68
          8' Cor de Nuit           68                    PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Gemshorn              68                16' Principal             32
          8' Gemshorn Celeste (TC) 56                16' Bourdon               32
          4' Koppelflöte           68                16' Quintaten             GT
      2 2/3' Nazard                61                16' Gemshorn (CH)         12
          2' Blockflöte            61                 8' Principal             32
      1 3/5' Tierce                61                 8' Flute                 12
        III  Cymbel               183                 4' Choralbass            32
          8' Cromorne              68               III  Fourniture            96
             Tremulant                               16' Bombarde              32
                                                     16' Contre Hautbois       SW
             ANTIPHONAL ORGAN                         8' Trompette             12
             5 blank knobs                            4' Clairon               12
                                                         Chimes                GT
                                                         1 blank knob for future
                                                           Antiphonal Pedal
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-10-15]
    
    
  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.