Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Henry Pilcher's Sons (1923)

Location:

St. Matthew's Episcopal Cathedral
5100 Ross Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206 US
Organ ID: 17673

Update This Entry

Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on June 19, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 40 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops. 48 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 19, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 38
  • Registers: 48
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 19, 2018.
Database Manager on May 21, 2017:

Updated by Damin Spritzer, who has heard or played the organ.

New 16 Principal stop added to the Great

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on August 31, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on July 05, 2008:

Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Swell rebuilt by Sipe, 1960s. Great and Pedal rebuilt as Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1529 (1970).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Identified through information in Vol VI p. 109 of the Pilcher factory ledgers and a list of Pilcher organs typed by William E. Pilcher of Louisville. For more information see the document referenced below.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Original price: $20,000

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> January 1924: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on September 18, 2019.
Pilcher Organs: Open In New Tab Summary of Pilcher Sources by Soosie Schmitt
Document created on 2005-04-05
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

The database contains no images for this instrument. If you have some, please share them using the update entry button on this page.