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Temple Emanu-El
8500 Hillcrest Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75225

OHS Database ID 35562.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 37 stops. 46 registers. 51 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 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:
    Replaced 1917 three manual Austin, #756; installed in 1957; tonal alterations and Solo Trumpet added by Ross King in 1992; extant. (Database Manager. June 23, 2008)

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  • From Allen Kinzey via Aeolian-Skinner Archives website
    Dallas, Texas
    Temple Emanu-El
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1300   1957   3 manuals, 37 stops, 51 ranks
                 GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
             16' Quintade            61               8' Rohrflöte           68
              8' Prinzipal           61               8' Viole de Gambe      68
              8' Bordun              61               8' Viole Celeste       68
              4' Oktav               61               4' Prestant            68
              4' Spitzflöte          61               4' Flute Octaviante    68
          2 2/3' Quint               61               2' Octavin             61
              2' Oktav               61                  Plein Jeu IV       244
                 Mixture IV-VI      282              16' Bombarde            68
                                                      8' Trompette           68
                 CHOIR ORGAN                          8' Cromorne            68
              8' Holzgedeckt         68               4' Clairon             68
              8' Viola               68                  Tremulant
              8' Viola Celeste       68
              8' Aeoline Celeste II 124                  PEDAL ORGAN
              4' Spitzprinzipal      68              16' Kontrabass          32
              4' Nachthorn           68              16' Violone             12 CH
              2' Oktav               61              16' Quintade            GT
                 Sesquialtera II    122              16' Rohrbass            12 SW
                 Zymbel III         183               8' Prinzipal           32
              8' Oboe                68               8' Gedecktpommer       32
                 Tremulant                            8' Viola               CH
                                                      8' Rohrbordun          SW
                                                  5 1/3' Grossnast           32
                                                      4' Choralbass          32
                                                      4' Querflöte           32
                                                         Scharf III          96
                                                     32' Contre Bombarde     12 SW
                                                     16' Posaune             32
                                                     16' Bombarde            SW
                                                      8' Posaune             12
                                                      4' Trumpet             12
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-06-02]
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