The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist
5655 W. Northwest Highway
Dallas, Texas 75220

OHS Database ID 35491.

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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 good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 23, 2018.
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Technical Details

Two manuals. 17 stops. 27 ranks. 1530 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Notes

  • 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:
    Additions to Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1279 (1953). (Database Manager. June 12, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. July 18, 2015)
  • Updated by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, listing this website as a source of information: https://christiansciencedallas.com/enjoy-our-unique-aeolian-skinner-organ/. In addition T. Bradford Willis, DDS gave this as a source of information: https://christiansciencedallas.com/fifth-church-dallas-a-george-dahl-masterpeice/.

    The church edifice was designed by noted architect George Dahl. (Steven E. Lawson. February 23, 2018)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-07-05
Church Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-07-05
Church Interior and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis, DDS 2018-01-08

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Stoplist

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