The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas 75225

Caruth Auditorium

OHS Database ID 35759.


Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 September 27, 2013.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 47 stops. 54 registers. 61 ranks. 3358 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed.

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:
    Installed in 1965; tonal alterations by AEolian-Skinner in 1967, #1438-A (addition of three ranks); relocated to St. Luke's Episcopal, Dallas, TX in 1991 by Mac Range and replaced here in 1993 by 3/75 C.B.Fisk, #101. (Database Manager. July 3, 2008)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. February 11, 2010)

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Bibliography

  • Haworth, Pati. "A Legacy of Love: Four Generations of Organ Philanthropy," The American Organist (Vol. 46, No. 7 [July 2012]). [Cover Feature]

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1989-04-07

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Stoplist

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives

  • Dallas, Texas
    Southern Methodist University - Caruth Auditorium
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1438   1962   3 manuals, 47 stops, 61 ranks
    __________________________________________________________________________________
    
                 GREAT (2 3/4" wind)                     SWELL (3 1/4" wind)
             16' Quintaten          61               16' Contre Viole       68
              8' Principal          61                8' Rohrflöte          68
              8' Gedeckt            61                8' Viole de Gambe     12
              8' Gemshorn           61                8' Viole Celeste      68
              4' Octave             61                8' Flute Celeste II  124
              4' Rohrflöte          61                4' Principal          68
              2' Flachflöte         61                4' Nachthorn          68
          IV-VI  Mixture           305                2' Octavin            61
              8' Trompete (3")      61           III-IV  Plein Jeu         226
                 Blank                              III  Cymbale           183
                                                     16' Bombarde           68
                 POSITIV ORGAN (2 1/2" wind)          8' Trompette          68
              8' Principal          61                8' Hautbois           68
              8' Holzgedeckt        61                4' Clairon            68
              4' Principal          61                   Tremulant
              4' Spillflöte         61                   Blank
          2 2/3' Nasard             61
              2' Octave             61                   PEDAL ORGAN
          1 3/5' Tierce             61               32' Grand Bourdon      -- (a)
              1' Sifflöte           61               16' Principal          32
             IV  Scharf            244               16' Subbass            32
              8' Krummhorn          61               16' Quintaten          GT
                 Tremulant                           16' Contre Viole       SW
                 Blank                           10 2/3' Grossquinte        32
                                                      8' Octave             32
                                                      8' Gedeckt            32
                                                      8' Quintaten          GT
                                                      8' Viole de Gambe     SW
                                                      4' Choralbass         32
                                                      4' Koppelflöte        32
                                                      2' Blockflöte         32
                                                     IV  Mixture           128
                                                     32' Contre Bombarde    12 (b)
                                                     16' Posaune            32
                                                     16' Bombarde           SW
                                                      8' Trompette          32
                                                      4' Rohrschalmei       32
                                                         Tremulant
    
                                                     (a) electronic
                                                     (b) 3 3/4" wind
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-06-02]
    
    
  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.