The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Luke's Episcopal Church
5923 Royal Lane
Dallas, Texas 75230

OHS Database ID 35761.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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 August 21, 2017.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 48 stops. 55 registers. 66 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed.

Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

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:
    Relocation of Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1438 from Caruth Auditorium, Southern Methodist University, Dallas. (Database Manager. July 3, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Information from church website, accessed Feb 10, 2012 (Database Manager. February 11, 2012)
  • Updated by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, listing this web site as a source of information: http://www.stlukesdallas.org/st-lukes-organ.html. (Steven E. Lawson. August 1, 2017)
  • Updated by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, who gave this as the source of the information: St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1950-2000, The First Fifty Years, Dallas, Texas.
    The church edifice was designed by parishioner and architect, William Henry Hidell, Jr., in the late 1950s and the first services were held in 1959. (Database Manager. August 21, 2017)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-07-30
Console. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-07-30
Church Interior and Altar. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-07-30
Altar. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-07-30
Choir Loft, Console, and Pipe Display. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-07-30
Choir Loft, Pipe Display, and Swell Box. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-07-30
Console. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-07-30
Choir Loft and Pipe Display. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-08-20

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist taken from the console, April 24, 2016

  • Dallas, Texas
    St. Luke's Episcopal Church
    
    Range Organ Co., 1991. 
    Originally built by Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. - Opus 1438, 1962
    
      GREAT (2 3/4" wind)                POSITIV (2 1/2" wind)
           16' Quintaten          61           8' Principal          61
            8' Principal          61           8' Holzgedeckt        61
            8' Gedeckt            61           4' Principal          61
            8' Gemshorn           61           4' Spillflöte         61
            4' Octave             61       2 2/3' Nasard             61
            4' Rohrflöte          61           2' Octave             61
            2' Flachflöte         61          *2' Sifflöte
        IV-VI  Mixture           305       1 3/5' Tierce             61     
          *16' Fagott                          1' Sifflöte           61
            8' Trompette (3")     61          IV  Scharf            244
                                               8' Krummhorn          61
                                                  Tremulant
              
      SWELL (3 1/4" wind)                PEDAL
           16' Contre Viole       68          32' Grand Bourdon      -- (a)
            8' Rohrflöte          68          16' Principal          32    
            8' Viole de Gambe     12          16' Subbass            32
            8' Viole Celeste      68          16' Quintaten          GT
            8' Flute Celeste II  124          16' Contre Viole       SW
            4' Principal          68      10 2/3' Grossquinte        32    
            4' Nachthorn          68           8' Octave             32
          **2' Doublette                       8' Gedeckt            32
       III-IV  Plein Jeu         226           8' Viole de Gambe     SW
          III  Cymbale           183           4' Choralbass         32
           16' Bombarde           68           4' Koppelflöte        32
            8' Trompette          68         *II  Rauschquinte
            8' Hautbois           68           2' Blockflöte         32
           *8' Regal                          IV  Mixture           128         
            4' Clairon            68          32' Contre Bombarde    12/SW (b)
               Tremulant                      16' Posaune            32 
               Sub                         ***16' Fagott             GT
               Unison Off                      8' Trompette          32
               Super                           4' Rohrschalmei       32
                                                  Tremulant
    
    (a) electronic
    (b) 3 3/4" wind
      * Addition since Original Installation
     ** Formerly Octavin, unsure if a diffeernt rank, or just name change. 
    *** Formerly 16' Bombarde from SW
    
    
    
     [Received from Christopher Widomski 2016-04-28.]
  • Stoplist taken from the console, April 24, 2016 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.