The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Matthew's Episcopal Cathedral
5100 Ross Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75206

OHS Database ID 35878.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 30, 2015.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 37 stops. 38 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons.

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:
    Rebuilding of Choir division of Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1529, itself a rebuild of 1923 Pilcher's Sons organ. (Database Manager. July 5, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Matt. (Database Manager. June 3, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. April 17, 2015)
  • Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. (Database Manager. April 30, 2015)

Online Documents

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Related Database Entries

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Photographs

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Cathedral Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-04-25
Cathedral Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-04-25
Console. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-11-15
Console. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-11-15
Cathedral Interior and Chancel. Photograph courtesy of Keith Franks
Chancel Stained Glass Window. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-01-10
Right Chamber Grillework and Pipe Display. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-01-10
Right Chamber Opening. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-01-10
Left Chamber Opening. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2016-01-10

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Stoplist

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