The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Third Church of Christ, Scientist
4419 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75219

OHS Database ID 55277.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 14, 2015.
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Technical Details

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 43 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible thumb pistons.

Notes

  • Altered and relocated existing organ. Identified by T. Bradford Willis, based on personal knowledge of the organ.
    The Third Church of Christ, Scientist was designed by noted Dallas architect, Mark Lemmon. Construction of the edifice began in October 1930, and the cornerstone was laid on November 27, 1930. The first service in the completed church was on August 9, 1931.
    Mrs. Mark Lemmon designed the patterns and selected the colors used on the decorative beams in the ceiling. For more information see: "The First Ten Years" A Record of People and Times, Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Dallas, Texas. (Database Manager. June 14, 2015)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-06-08
Church Interior and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-06-08
Church Interior and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-06-08
Chamber Grillework. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-06-08
Console. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2015-06-08

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Stoplist

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