The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Scottish Rite Cathedral
500 S. Harwood
Dallas, Texas 75201

OHS Database ID 15956.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The organ is in not in playable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 7, 2012.
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Technical Details

5 manuals. 122 registers.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons.


  • Identified from company publications as edited and expanded in The Hook Opus List 1829-1935, ed. William T. Van Pelt (Organ Historical Society, 1991). (James Cook. March 1, 2005)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. April 2, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- According to the history of the cathedral on their website, the cathedral had more than one organ, this one the largest. The organ is mentioned in the article "The Masonic Lodge Pipe Organ" in THE DIAPASON, August 2008. It states that the organ had 53 ranks, two consoles, and a player mechanism. (Database Manager. March 7, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. (Database Manager. March 7, 2012)

Online Documents

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Building Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-08-02

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