The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Southern Methodist University
6405 Boaz Lane
Dallas, Texas 75205

McFarlin Auditorium

OHS Database ID 59326.

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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 August 12, 2016.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 42 stops. 65 registers. 44 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. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Stop keys in horseshoe curves. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • In 1953, Möller installed a new 4m drawknob console. (Steven E. Lawson. August 12, 2016)

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  • Factory Specification (April 27, 1925) from OHS Archives, courtesy Bynum Petty

  • Dallas, Texas
    Southern Methodist University - McFarlin Auditorium
    
    Hillgreen, Lane & Company   Opus 822   1925    4 manuals, 65 registers, 42 stops, 44 ranks
    __________________________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                                   SWELL ORGAN
         16' Open Diapason              97             16' Bourdon (wood)             97
          8' First Diapason             61              8' Diapason                   73
          8' Second Diapason            61              8' Viol d'Orchestre           73
          8' Third Diapason (fr. 16')   --              8' Salicional                 73
          8' Melodia (wood)             61              8' Vox Celeste (TC)           61
          8' Gamba                      61              8' Gedeckt (fr. Bourdon)      --
          8' Doppel Flute (wood)        61              8' Hohl Flute                 73
          8' Gemshorn                   61              4' Flute Harmonique (fr. Bdn) --
          4' Octave (fr. 16')           --              4' Violina                    73
          4' Flute d'Amour (w&m)        61              2' Piccolo (fr. Bourdon)      --
      2 2/3' Twelfth (fr. 16')          --                 Dolce Cornet 3 rks        219
          2' Fifteenth (fr. 16')        --              8' Cornopean                  73
             Mixture 3 rks (Syn.)       --              8' Oboe                       73
         16' Trombone                   85              8' Vox Humana                 73
          8' Tuba (fr. Trombone)        --                 Tremolo
          4' Clarion (fr. Trombone)     --
             Tremolo                                       ECHO ORGAN
             Harp Marimba               49 tones        8' Echo Salicional            73
             Cathedral Chimes           EC              8' Vox Angelica (TC)          61
                                                        8' Echo Flute                 73
             CHOIR ORGAN                                4' Rohr Flute                 73
          8' Violin Diapason            73              8' Vox Humana                 73
          8' Dulciana                   73                 Tremolo
          8' Unda Maris (TC)            61                 Cathedral Chimes           20 tubes
          8' Quintadena                 73
          8' Concert Flute (wood)       73                 PEDAL ORGAN
          4' Forest Flute (w&m)         73             32' Resultant (acoustic)       --
          8' Clarinet                   73             16' Dbl. Diapason Major (wood) 32
             Tremolo                                   16' Dbl. Diapason Minor (Gt.)  --
             Harp Marimba               GT             16' Bourdon (wood)             44
                                                       16' Violone (wood)             56
             SOLO ORGAN                                16' Lieblich Gedeckt (Sw. Bdn) --
          8' Stentorphone               73              8' Flute (fr. Pd. Bourdon)    --
          8' Gross Gamba                73              8' Dolce (fr. Sw. Bourdon)    --
          8' Gamba Celeste (TC)         61              8' Cello (fr. Violone)        --
          8' Tibia Clausa (wood)        73              4' Violon (fr. Violone)       --
          4' Flute (w&m)                73             16' Trombone (Gt.)             --
          8' French Horn                73             16' Ophicleide (So.)           --
         16' Ophicleide                 97              8' Tuba (Gt.)                 --
          8' Tuba Mirabilis (fr. 16')   --              4' Tuba Clarion (Gt.)         --
          4' Tuba Clarion (fr. 16')     --
             Tremolo                                       COUPLERS
             Cathedral Chimes           EC                 Swell to Pedal       8  5-1/3
                                                           Great to Pedal       8
             COMBINATION PISTONS                           Choir to Pedal       8
             Great & Pedal   5  (thumb)                    Solo to Pedal        8  4
             Swell & Pedal   6  (thumb)                    Echo to Pedal        8
             Choir & Pedal   5  (thumb)                    Swell to Great   16  8  4
             Solo & Echo     5  (thumb)                    Swell to Choir   16  8  4
             Master          5  (thumb & toe)              Swell to Swell   16 UO  4
                                                           Choir to Great   16  8  4
             PEDAL MOVEMENTS                               Choir to Choir   16 UO  4
             Balanced Great Pedal                          Solo to Great    16  8  4
             Balanced Choir Pedal                          Solo to Choir        8
             Balanced Solo & Echo Pedal                    Solo to Solo     16     4
             Balanced Crescendo & Diminuendo Pedal         Great to Solo        8
             Great to Pedal Reversible                     Great to Great   16 UO  4
             Sforzando Pedal                               All Swells to Swell Pedal
    
             ACCESSORIES
             Wind Indicator
             Crescendo Indicator
             Electric Orgoblo and Generator
             Organist's Bench
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-08-12]