Pipe Organ Database

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Hillgreen, Lane & Co. (Opus 768, 1924)

Location:

First Baptist Church
1707 San Jacinto Street
Dallas, TX 75201 US
Organ ID: 59636

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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)
  • 43 ranks. 3 manuals. 39 stops. 44 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 44
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 October 31, 2016:

Information from Hillgreen, Lane & Co. opus list, compiled by Bynum Petty
Contract: May 1924.
Contract between Hillgreen, Lane and C.H. Brick.
Supply assorted chests and pipes to enlarge the existing organ.
Price: $2,736.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 31, 2018.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist derived from Contract (May 13, 1924) from Organ Historical Society Archives, courtesy Bynum Petty
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Vintage postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS. Taken approx. ca. 1900

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