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John Calvin Presbyterian Church
4151 Royal Lane
Dallas, Texas 75229

OHS Database ID 3129.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 20, 2019.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 18 stops. 21 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard. Hitchdown couplers.


  • Status Note: There 1997 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Derek Nickels. -- I was the organist here at John Calvin from 1982-1985 (Database Manager. March 6, 2015)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. November 29, 2015)
  • Updated by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, who gave this as the source of the information: Grace Presbytery Newsletter:
    According to the Grace Presbytery Newsletter, John Calvin Church closed on Sunday, March 4, 2018. (Steven E. Lawson. March 23, 2018)
  • Updated by Stephen Studnicka, who gave this as the source of the information: I havd seen the organ and spoken with the current owner.

    (Stephen Hall. April 20, 2019)

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Church Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-19
Church Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-02-19
Organ Case. Photograph from the Redman Organ Company web site, courtesy of Stephen Studnicka (1983)
Console. Photograph by Stephen Studnicka 2019-04-02

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  • Stoplist from contract
    John Calvin Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX
    Redman, Op. 36, 1983; II/21
    8 Principal (61 pipes)		8 Rohrflöte (61 pipes)		16 Subbass (32 pipes)
    8 Holzgedeckt (61 pipes)	8 Gemshorn (61 pipes)		8 Principal (32 pipes)
    4 Octave (61 pipes)		4 Spitz Principal (61 pipes)	8 Gedecktbass (ext.)
    4 Holzflöte (61 pipes)		2-2/3 Nazard (61 pipes)		4 Choralbass (ext.)
    2 Octave (61 pipes)		2 Hohlflöte (61 pipes)		16 Fagott (32 pipes)
    IV Mixture (1’) (244 pipes)	1-3/5 Tierce (61 pipes)
    8 Trompete (61 pipes)		1-1/3 Quinte (61 pipes)
                                    8 Dulzian (61 pipes)
     [Received from Derek Nickels 2015-03-06.]
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