The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas

Organ Studio

OHS Database ID 55789.

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 August 20, 2016.

Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 21 stops. 21 registers. 29 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • This entry describes the first installation of a new organ. Identified through information from by John Igoe. (Database Manager. July 31, 2015)

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  • Specification from Shane Murphy
    Dallas, Texas
    Southern Methodist University - Organ Studio
    Holtkamp Organ Company   Job 1803   1965   3 manuals, 21 stops, 29 ranks
             GREAT ORGAN                        SWELL ORGAN
          8' Gedackt             61          8' Quintadena          61
          4' Principal           61          4' Füllflöte           61
          2' Hohlflöte           61          2' Gemshorn            61
             Mixture [IV]       244          1' Principal           61
          8' Cromorne            61             Zimbel [III]       183
             POSITIV ORGAN                      PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Copula              61         16' Subbass             32
          4' Rohrflöte           61          8' Principal           32
          2' Principal           61          8' Gedackt             32
      1 1/3' Quinte              61          4' Choralbass          32
             Sesquialtera [II]  122             Mixture [III]       96
             Tremolo                        16' Dulzian             32
             Swell    3  (thumb)                Great to Pedal
             Great    3  (thumb)                Positiv to Pedal
             Positiv  3  (thumb)                Swell to Pedal
             Pedal    4  (toe)                  Swell to Great
             General  4  (thumb & toe)          Positiv to Great
                                                Swell to Positiv
             Balanced Swell Pedal
             Great to Pedal Reversible (toe)
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-08-11]
  • Click Here Specification from Shane Murphy Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.