The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's Episcopal Church
848 Harter Road
Dallas, Texas 75218

OHS Database ID 59566.

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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 October 18, 2016.

Technical Details

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 63 stops. 41 ranks. 2467 pipes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Non-traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Altered and relocated existing organ. Identified by Michael Parsons, based on personal knowledge of the organ.
    [Ed. The organ includes components from Reuter Opus 1436 (1963)] (Database Manager. October 4, 2016)
  • Updated through online information from Michael Parsons.
    Original organ in St. John's was a Reuter. It was added to by incorporation of Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1272, built for Juilliard School of Music in 1953, and with several digital stop from Walker Digital. Information from the dedication program from 2004.
    "Ranks" only includes actual pipes. If digital stops included, 61 ranks. (Database Manager. October 18, 2016)

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  • Digital scan of a published document, courtesy of Michael Parsons.. Source: Stoplist from Dedication Program
    Dallas, Texas
    Saint John's Episcopal Church
    Range Organ Company 2003
    S= AEolian-Skinner Opus 1272 (1953)
    R= Reuter Opus 1436 (1963)
    W= Walker Technical
        GREAT ORGAN MANUAL I                                           SWELL ORGAN MANUAL III
        16' Quintaton                  S  73 pipes                  16' Bourdon                        R  61 pipes
         8' Spitz Principal            S  61 pipes                   8' Geigen Principal           (New)  61 pipes
         8' Harmonic Flute             W  61 notes                   8' Rohrflute                      S  61 pipes
         8' Bourdon                    S  61 pipes                   8' Gemshorn                       R  61 pipes
         8' Quintaton                  S                             8' Gemshorn Celeste               W  61 notes
         4' Principal                  S  61 pipes                   8' Viola Da Gamba                 S  61 pipes
         2' Principal                  S  61 pipes                   8' Voix Celeste                   S  61 pipes
    III-IV  Mixture                    S 232 pipes                   8' Flauto Dolce Celeste II        W 122 notes
        16' Posaune                    W  61 notes                   4' Klein Principal                S  61 pipes
         8' Tuba                       W  61 notes                   4' Klein Principal Celeste        R  61 pipes
       Tremulant                                                     4' Hohlflute                      R  61 pipes
       Chimes                          W  32 notes               2 2/3' Nazat                          S  61 pipes
       Harp                            W  61 notes                   2' Blockflote                     S  61 pipes
                                                                 1 3/5' Tierce                         S  61 pipes
                                                                    IV  Mixture 2'                 (New) 244 pipes
        POSITIV ORGAN MANUAL II                                     16' Basson                         W  61 notes
         8' Principal                  R  61 pipes                   8' Trumpet                        S  61 pipes
         8' Bourdon                    R  61 pipes                   8' Vox Humana                     W  61 notes
         8' Nason Flute                S  61 pipes                   4' Hautbois                       S  61 pipes
         8' Gamba                      W  61 notes                  Tremolo                                          
         8' Gamba Celeste              W  61 notes                                                                      
         8' Flauto Dolce  (Sw)                                                                                    
         8' Flauto Dolce Celeste (Sw)                                  PEDAL ORGAN                                        
         4' Koppel Flote               S  61 pipes                  32' Contrabasse                    W  32 notes
         2' Italian Principal          S  61 pipes                  16' Montre                         W  32 notes  
     1 1/3' Larigot                    S  61 pipes                  16' Bourdon  (Sw)                               
       III  Zimbel                     S 183 pipes                  16' Quintaton (Gt)                                
         8' English Horn               W  61 notes                  16' Gemshorn                       W  32 notes
         8' Tuba (Gt)                                                8' Principal                      R  32 pipes  
         8' Krummhorn                  S  61 pipes                   8' Bourdon  (Sw)                              
       Tremolo                                                       4' Principal                      W  32 notes   
                                                                     4' Choral Bass                    W  32 notes
                                                                     4' Bourdon  (Sw)
                                                                III-IV  Rauschwerk                     W  32 notes
                                                                    32' Contra Bombarde                W  32 notes
                                                                    16' Posaune                        W  32 notes
                                                                    16' Fagott                         S  56 pipes
                                                                     8' Tuba  (Gt)
                                                                     8' Trumpet                        W  32 notes
                                                                     8' Fagott                         S           
                                                                     4' Tuba                           W  32 notes
                                                                     4' Fagott                         S
  • Click Here Digital scan of a published document, courtesy of Michael Parsons.. Source: Stoplist from Dedication Program Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.