The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Oaklawn United Methodist Church
3014 Oaklawn Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75219

OHS Database ID 50233.

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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 June 25, 2013.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 66 stops. 41 ranks. 2346 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. 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 online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Organ finished by King of Instruments. (Database Manager. August 17, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from Will Hayes. -- Regarding the size (ranks) in the organ, This is a hybrid organ, and did not know if you wanted the total ranks, or just pipe ranks. 41 ranks are real pipe and 18 are digitally-produced. I listed the total of 59 for organ size. (Database Manager. June 25, 2013)

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Photographs

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Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Will Hayes 2013-05-30
Chancel and Facade. Photograph by Will Hayes 2013-05-30
Console. Photograph by Will Hayes 2013-05-30
Left stop jamb. Photograph by Will Hayes 2013-05-30
Right stop jamb. Photograph by Will Hayes 2013-05-30
Church Interior & Windows. Photograph by Will Hayes 2013-06-09
Church Exterior. Photograph by Will Hayes 2013-06-06

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Stoplist

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  • Taken from console 5/29/13 and additional detail provided by organ technician

  • Dallas, Texas					
    Oak Lawn United Methodist Church					
    
    M.P. Möller - Opus 11861 - 1992*			
    	
    					
        Great                                   Swell (Expressive)
    	
    16' Violone                             16' Rohrflote         EXT	
     8' Principal                            8' Viola Pomposa
     8' Salicional                           8' Viola Celeste
     8' Harmonic Flute                       8' Rohrflöte
     8' Stopped Flute      Digital           4' Principal
     4' Octave                               4' Koppelflöte
     4' Open Flute         Digital       2-2/3' Nazard
     2' Super Octave                         2' Blockflöte
        Fourniture IV                    1-3/5' Tierce
    16' Double Trumpet     Digital              Plein Jeu IV
     8' Trumpet                             16' Basson
     4' Clarion                              8' Trompette
        Chimes             Digital           8' Cor               Digital
        Great Unison Off                     8' Hautbois
                                             8' Voix Humaine      Digital
                                             4' Clairon
                                                Tremulant
                                                Swell 16
                                                Swell Unison Off	
                                                Swell 4
    					
    
        Pedal			        Positiv (Expressive)
    
    32' Contra Violone     Digital	     8'	Principal	      Digital
    32' Untersatz          Digital	     8'	Principal Celeste     Digital
    16' Open Wood Bass                   8' Bourdon	
    16' Violone            GT            8' Erzahler
    16' Bourdon                          8' Erzahler Celeste	
    16' Rohrflöte          SW            4' Principal
     8' Octave                           4' Spitzflote
     8' Salicional         GT            2' Principal
     8' Bass Flute                   1-1/3' Larigot
     8' Bourdon                             Cymbal III
     8' Rohrflöte          SW           16' Festival Trumpet       TC
     4' Choral Bass                      8' Festival Trumpet
     4' Flute                            8' Cromorne
        Mixture III                         Zimbelstern
    32' Bombarde           Digital          Harp                   Digital
    16' Trombone                            Celesta                Digital
    16' Basson             SW               Tremulant
     8' Trumpet                             Positiv 16
     8' Trompette          SW               Positiv Unison Off
     4' Clarion                             Positiv 4
     4' Hautbois           SW
    
    
    Couplers
    
    Great to Pedal         8
    Swell to Pedal         8-4
    Positiv to Pedal       8-4
    Swell to Great         16-8-4
    Positiv to Great       16-8-4
    Positiv to Swell       8-4
    Great to Positiv       8
    Swell to Positiv       16-8-4
    Great/Positiv Transfer
    
    
    Other
    
    8 Memory Levels (SSL)
    Programmable Crescendo (SSL)
    MIDI Record/Playback (SSL)
    Tutti
    12 General Pistons/Toe Studs
    8 Divisional Pistons Each Division
    
    *Organ was finished by King of Instruments and installed in the church in 1994
    
     [Received from Will Hayes 2013-06-01.]