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NorthPark Presbyterian Church
Park Lane and N. Central Expressway
Dallas, Texas 75231

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 44119.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
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 February 26, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 45 stops. 38 registers. 54 ranks. 2801 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front 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 by Riley Wes Mitchell from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. October 5, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Moved to new building 1989 and revoiced by Casavant in 1991; enlarged by Casavant in 2006. (Database Manager. May 27, 2010)
  • Updated by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, naming this as the source of information: History of the church windows of NorthPark Presbyterian Church.
    A brief history of the NorthPark Presbyterian Church was found on the back of a booklet about its historic stained-glass windows. The congregation dates back to the 1850s.
    "In 1867, the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church was organized. The wooden church erected in 1868 was the first Presbyterian Church and the second house of worship built in Dallas. In 1906, the church relocated and changed its name to Central Presbyterian Church. In 1915, construction began at Patterson and Akard Streets for what would be the church's third different building. In 1917, The City Temple of the Central Presbyterian Church was dedicated. Soon the congregation shortened its name to City Temple. The fourth building at Park Lane and North Central Expressway was built in 1962. With its new location, the church changed its name to NorthPark United Presbyterian Church, and following denominational reunion in 1983, to simply NorthPark Presbyterian Church. Ground was broken for the current facility in December 1989. The congregation began worshiping in this building in May 1991." (James Cook. February 26, 2017)

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications

  •        Dallas, Texas
           NorthPark Presbyterian Church
    
           Casavant   Op. 3609   1986   3/54
    
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           _________________________________________________________
    
           GRAND ORGUE                       POSITIF EXPRESSIF
       16' Bourdon              56        8' Salicional           56
        8' Montre               56        8' Bourdon              56   
        8' Flûte à cheminée     56        8' Flûte célestes II   100
        4' Prestant             56        4' Salicet              56
        4' Flûte                56        4' Flûte à fuseau       56
        2' Doublette            56        2' Principal italien    56
      III  Cornet              168    1 1/3' Quinte               56
       IV  Fourniture          224        1' Sifflet              pf
       16' Douçaine             pf       II  Sesquialtera        112
        8' Trompette            pf      III  Cymbale             168
        8' Trompette-en-chamade pf        8' Cromorne             56
           Chimes                            Tremblant
           Blank                          8' Trompette-en-chamade GO
           Blank                             Blank
           Blank                             Blank
           Blank                             Blank
    
           RÉCIT                             PÉDALE
       16' Quintaton            pf       32' Basse acoustique     --
        8' Flûte majeure        56       16' Montre               32
        8' Viole de gambe       56       16' Soubasse             32
        8' Voix céleste      GG 49       16' Bourdon              GO
        4' Principal            56       16' Quintaton            RE
        4' Flûte                56        8' Octavebasse          32
    2 2/3' Nazard               56        8' Bourdon              GO
        2' Quarte de nazard     56        4' Octave               32
    1 3/5' Tierce               56        4' Flûte                GO
        V  Plein jeu           280       IV  Mixture             128
       16' Basson               56       32' Contre bombarde      pf
        8' Trompette            56       16' Bombarde             32
        8' Hautbois             56       16' Basson               RE
        8' Voix humaine         pf        8' Trompette            12
        4' Clairon              56        4' Cromorne             PO
           Tremblant                         Blank
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield May 29, 2010.]
  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.