The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Meyerson Symphony Center
2301 Flora
Dallas, Texas 75201

McDermott Hall

OHS Database ID 4880.

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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 September 1, 2015.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 65 stops. 84 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard (not AGO standard dimensions). Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Hitchdown couplers.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1995 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Inaugurated 2 Sep 1992. SS comb. List of recordings in TAO 5/1994:50. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ is in regular use for the symphony and monthly recitals (source: Meyerson Symphony Center website accessed Feb 25, 2012) (Database Manager. February 26, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from Gregory Hamilton. (Database Manager. August 28, 2014)
  • Updated through online information from Andrew Larson. -- After a considerable period of little to no use in solo recitals, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra has restarted its organ recital series under the name Opus 100 Organ Series. (Database Manager. September 1, 2015)

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  • From C.B. Fisk website

  • The Meyerson Symphony Center (The Lay Family Concert Organ), Dallas, TX
    1992 C.B. Fisk, Inc. Opus 100
    
    Résonance I/IV:
    32' Prestant
    16' Montre
    8' Montre
    8' Violoncelle
    8' Flûte harmonique
    8' Bourdon
    5 1/3' Quinte
    4' Prestant
    4' Octave
    2 2/3' Quinte
    III les Octaves
    VI les Quintes
    VIII Plein jeu
    16' Bombarde
    8' Trompette
    4' Clarion
    
    Great I:
    16' Principal
    16' Quintadehn
    8' Octava
    8' Spillpfeife
    4' Octava
    4' Rohrflöte
    2' Superoctava
    VIII-XII Mixtur
    16' Trommeten
    8' Trommeten
    
    Positive II:
    16' Bourdon
    8' Principal
    8' Dulciane
    8' Gedackt
    4' Octave
    4' Baarpijp
    2 2/3' Nazard
    2' Doublette
    2' & 1 3/5' Tierce
    VI-VIII Sharp
    8' Trompette
    8' Cromorne
    8' Trechterregal
    
    Swell III:
    8' Flûte traversière
    8' Viole de gambe
    8' Voix céleste
    8' Bourdon
    4' Prestant
    4' Flûte octaviante
    2' Octavin
    III Cornet
    16' Basson
    8' Trompette
    8' Hautbois
    8' Voix humaine
    4' Clarion
    
    Tuba IV:
    16' Tuba Magna
    8' Tuba
    8' Royal Trumpet
    4' Tuba Clarion
    
    Pedal:
    32' Prestant
    32' Untersatz
    16' Prestant
    16' Contrebasse
    16' Montre
    16' Bourdon
    10 2/3' Quinte
    8' Montre
    8' Flûte
    8' Violoncelle
    8' Flûte harmonique
    8' Bourdon
    5 1/3' Quinte
    4' Prestant
    4' Octave
    2 2/3' Quinte
    VI Mixture
    32' Tuba Profunda
    16' Bombarde
    16' Tuba Magna
    16' Posaune
    8' Trompette
    8' Tuba
    8' Royal Trumpet
    4' Clarion
    
     [Received from Connor Annable 2012-03-12.]
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