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Unknown Builder

Location:

Third Church of Christ, Scientist
4419 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219 US
Organ ID: 55285

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 43 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 14, 2015:

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.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-08

Church Interior and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-08

Church Interior and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-08

Chamber Grillework: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-08

Console: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-08

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