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First Baptist Church
1707 San Jacinto Street
Dallas, Texas 75201

OHS Database ID 59628.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 31, 2016.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 39 stops. 44 registers. 43 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes.

Notes

  • Contract (May 13, 1924) to supply assorted chests and pipes to enlarge the existing organ. Cost: $2,736. (Database Manager. October 31, 2016)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist derived from Contract (May 13, 1924) from Organ Historical Society Archives, courtesy Bynum Petty

  • Dallas, Texas
    First Baptist Church
    
    Hillgreen, Lane & Co.   Opus 768   1924          3 manuals, 39 stops, 43 ranks
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             GREAT ORGAN                          SWELL ORGAN
          8' First Diapason          61 *     16' Bourdon                 73
          8' Second Diapason         61        8' Open Diapason           73
          8' Viola di Gamba          61        8' Salicional              73
          8' Cello                   61 *      8' Viol d'Orchestre        73 *
          8' Gross Flute             61        8' Viol Celeste (TC)       61 *
          4' Octave                  61        8' Stopped Diapason        73
      2 2/3' Twelfth                 61        4' Violina                 73
          2' Fifteenth               61        4' Flauto Traverso         73
             Mixture 3 ranks        183        2' Flautina                61
          8' Trumpet (TF up new)     61 *         Cornet 3 ranks         183
             Chimes                            8' Cornopean               73
                                               8' Oboe                    73
             CHOIR ORGAN                          Tremolo
          8' Geigen Principal        73
          8' Dulciana                73           PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Unda Maris (TC)         61 *     32' Resultant               -- *
          8' Concert Flute           73       16' Open Diapason           42
          8' Quintadena              73 *     16' Bourdon                 42 *
          4' Rohr Flute              73       16' Violon (1-12 new)       56
          2' Piccolo                 61        8' Gross Flute (fr. OD)    --
          8' Clarinet                73        8' Dolce (fr. Bdn.)        --
             Tremolo                           8' Violoncello (fr. 16')   --
                                               4' Violina (fr. 16')       --
             ANTIPHONAL ORGAN
          8' Second Diapason         61 *
          8' Doppel Flute            61 *
          8' Salicional              61 *
          8' Salicional Celeste (TC) 49 *
          4' Rohr Flute              61 *
          8' Vox Humana (1-12 new)   61 *
    
          *  added 1924
    
             PISTON COMBINATIONS                COUPLERS
             Great & Pedal  1-2-3-4             Great to Pedal      8
             Swell & Pedal  1-2-3-4-5           Swell to Pedal      8
             Choir & Pedal  1-2-3-4             Choir to Pedal      8
             Coupler Cencel                     Swell to Great  16  8  4
                                                Choir to Great  16  8  4
             MECHANICALS                        Swell to Choir  16  8  4
             Balanced Swell Pedal               Swell to Swell  16 UO  4
             Balanced Choir Pedal               Choir to Choir  16 UO  4
             All Organs Piano
             Great to Pedal Reversible
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-10-31]