Pipe Organ Database

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Hook & Hastings (Opus 2260, 1911)

Location:

First Church of Christ, Scientist / Weisfeld Center
1508 Cadiz Street
Dallas, TX US
Organ ID: 5875

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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: Slider
  • 42 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 36 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 36
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on July 01, 2015:

First CCS sold the building in 1999 to Herschel Alan Weisfeld, who renovated the building for community use. The organ is operational, but needs restoration work (information from Weisfeld Center website).

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

Database Manager on June 14, 2015:

Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1992

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Hook list says this is a 3-62(reg).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Building Exterior: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Building Exterior: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Building Interior, Stage, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Stage and Pipe Facade: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Console (cover closed) and Historic Organ Plaque: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Pedalboard and Expression Pedals: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Narthex Ceiling: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Art Glass Windows: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Bellows: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Back of Facade Pipes: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Pipework and Chimes: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Pipework: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Pipework: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Pipework: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1911).

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