The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Highland Park United Methodist Church
3300 Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, Texas 75205

Cox Memorial Chapel

OHS Database ID 5342.

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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 November 26, 2014.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 23 stops. 23 registers. 31 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons.

Notes

  • Original Sipe contract, built by Laukhuff. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. December 18, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. December 19, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. December 22, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. November 20, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from David Tate. (Database Manager. April 14, 2013)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. -- Appreciation is expressed to the Reverend Jeff Hall, the minister to the Cox Chapel community, for his assistance with the photographs taken of the chancel and facade on November 10, 2014. He also placed the paraments for these photographs. (Database Manager. November 22, 2014)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis. (Database Manager. November 26, 2014)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 168 [0]

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Photographs

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Chapel Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2014-11-10
Chapel Interior and Chancel. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2014-11-10
Chapel Entrance. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2014-11-10
Stained Glass Window. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2014-11-10
Chapel Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2014-11-10
Organ Case. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-08-03
Installer's Nameplate. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-08-03
Console. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-08-03
Console. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-08-03
Left Drawknobs. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-08-03

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Stoplist

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives

  • Dallas, Texas
    Highland Park United Methodist Church - Cox Chapel
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1528   1973
    Completed by Robert Sipe and Lauckhuff
    2 manuals, 23 stops, 31 ranks
    __________________________________________________
    
                     GREAT ORGAN
                  8' Principal         61
                  8' Rohrflöte         61
                  4' Octave            61
                  4' Spitzflöte        61
                 II  Sesquialtera     122
             III-IV  Mixture          232
                  8' Trompete          61
                     Tremulant
    
                     SWELL ORGAN
                  8' Gedeckt           61
                  8' Gemshorn          61
                  8' Gemshorn Celeste  61
                  4' Spillflöte        61
                  2' Principal         61
                III  Scharf           183
                 16' Cromorne          61
                  8' Hautbois          61
                     Tremulant
    
                     PEDAL ORGAN
                 16' Principal         32
                 16' Subbass           32
                  8' Octave            32
                  8' Stillgedeckt      32
                  4' Choralbass        32
                III  Mixture           96
                 16' Fagott            32
                  4' Rohrschalmei      32
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-06-02]
    
    
  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.