Robert L. Sipe (& Associates) (1977)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
408 Park Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 3124

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on June 24, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 55 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider 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
  • Divisions: 4
  • Position: Detached keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 26, 2012:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ is in regular use for services per church website dated 2012.

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

Database Manager on January 03, 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:

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:
Some pipework retained from existing E. M. Skinner Opus 694 (1928).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Some pipes from 1927 E. M. Skinner Op. 694. Detached console. Electric stop and combination actions.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the church website.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-08-04

Stained Glass Window: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-08-04

Stained Glass Window: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-08-04

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-08-04

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-08-04

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-08-04

Console: Photograph by Photograph by T. Bradford Willis, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-08-04

Console interior: Photograph by Photograph by T. Bradford Willis, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-08-04

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