The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Fair Park Auditorium
Dallas, Texas

OHS Database ID 50382.


Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 23, 2016.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 245 registers. 24 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Horseshoe style console.

Stop keys in horseshoe curves. Crescendo Pedal. Combination action thumb pistons.

Notes

  • Had one blower for each chamber (Database Manager. September 27, 2012)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist courtesy of Lew Williams

  • Dallas, Texas
    Fair Park Auditorium
    
    Barton Organ Company   1925                       4 manuals, 245 stop keys, 24 ranks
    ____________________________________________________________________________________
    
           MAIN CHAMBER        (East Side)             SOLO CHAMBER        (West Side)
       16' Tuba Profunda         85 pipes           8' English Horn/Trumpet  61 pipes
       16' Open Diapason         73 pipes           8' French Horn           61 pipes
       16' Flute                 97 pipes           8' Oboe Horn             61 pipes
        8' Viole d'Orchestre     73 pipes           8' Tibia Plena           73 pipes
        8' Viole Celeste         73 pipes           8' Saxophone             61 pipes
        8' Dulciana              73 pipes           8' Orchestral Oboe       61 pipes
        8' Clarinet              61 pipes           8' Quintadena            61 pipes
        8' Vox Humana #2         73 pipes           4' Flute Harmonic        61 pipes
                                                    8' Kinura                61 pipes
           PERCUSSION CHAMBER  (East Side)          8' Vox Humana #1         73 pipes
           Chrysoglott           37 notes
           Chimes                25 notes              BOMBARD CHAMBER     (West Side)
           Master Xylophone      37 notes          16' Tuba Mirabilis        73 pipes 
                                                   16' Diaphone              73 pipes
                                                   16' Tibia                 85 pipes
                                                   16' Solo String           85 pipes
                                                    8' Gamba                 73 pipes
                                                    8' Gamba Celeste         73 pipes
                                                    8' Xylophone             37 notes
           TREMULANTS                               4' Glockenspiel          37 notes
           General 1                                4' Orchestra Bells       25 notes
           General 2                               16' Piano                 85 notes
           Vox
           Tibia                                       SWELL PEDALS
           Tuba                                        Percussion
                                                       Main
           COMBINATIONS                                Solo
           Bombard         9 + Cancel                  Bombard
           Solo           11 + Cancel                  Master
           Great          11 + Cancel                  Crescendo
           Accompaniment  11 + Cancel
           Pedal Cancel                                FOOT LEVERS
           General Cancel                              Piano Sustainer
           Tuba Silencer                               Sforzando Light
           Diaphone Silencer                           Sforzando Heavy
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-08-12]
    
    
  • Stoplist courtesy of Lew Williams Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.