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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 694, 1928)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
408 Park Avenue
Dallas, TX US
Chancel
Organ ID: 23432

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 25 ranks. 1,700 pipes. 3 manuals. 23 stops. 34 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 23
  • Registers: 34
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 10, 2015:

Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS.

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

Database Manager on January 05, 2011:

Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS.

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

Database Manager on April 21, 2006:

Identified 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:
Replaced by Robert Sipe in 1977; some Skinner pipework retained.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Postcard ca. 1930, courtesy of Brad Willis.

Chancel and chamber grillework: Photograph from an archival source: Archival photo, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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