The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Rita R.C. Church
12521 Inwood Road
Dallas, Texas 75244

OHS Database ID 53296.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 22, 2016.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action with pneumatic assist.

Two manuals. 29 stops. 30 registers. 38 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.


  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by John Igoe, using information found in Bedient Advertisement, Pastoral Music, NPM, September 2014. -- (Database Manager. September 5, 2014)
  • Electric-compressed air stop action with Peterson solid state combination action added fall 2000 (Database Manager. February 22, 2016)

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  • Specification from church web site
    Dallas, Texas
    St. Rita Catholic Church
    Bedient Pipe Organ Company   Opus 33   1992     2 manuals, 29 stops, 38 ranks
               GRAND-ORGUE                           RÉCIT
           16' Bourdon             58             8' Flûte traversière   58
            8' Montre              58             8' Viole de Gambe      58
            8' Bourdon             58             8' Voix céleste (TC)   46
            8' Flûte harmonique    58             4' Flûte octaviante    58
            8' Salicional          58             2' Octavin             58 *
            4' Prestant            58             1' Cymbale IV-V       278?*
            4' Flûte               58            16' Basson              58 *
        2 2/3' Nasard              58 *           8' Trompette           58 *
            2' Doublette           58 *           4' Clairon             58 *
        1 3/5' Tierce              58 *           8' Hautbois            58
        1 1/3' Fourniture IV-VI   312?*           8' Voix humaine        58
            8' Trompette           58 *              Tremblant
            4' Clairon             58 *
                                                  *  stops with ventil controls
           16' Contrebasse         30                COUPLERS
           16' Bourdon             GO                Récit to Grand-Orgue
            8' Flûte ouverte       30                Grand-Orgue to Pédale
            4' Flûte               30                Récit to Pédale
           16' Bombarde            30 *              
            8' Trompette           30 *              VENTILS
               COMBINATIONS (added 2000)             Récit
               Generals     8                        Pédale
               Grand-Orgue  6
               Récit        6                        ACCESSORIES
               Pédale       6                        Orage
               Sequencer                             Rossignol
               Mechanical key action
               Temperament is 1/6 comma Pythagorean developed by John Brombaugh
               and similar to Vallotti
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-02-22]
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