Christ the King Lutheran Church

Christ the King

The Bach Society Houston sponsors a continuing series of organ recitals featuring international artists performing at Christ the King Lutheran Church. The series is under the direction of Robert Bates, UH Professor of Organ. The organ at Christ the King Lutheran Church is also used by UH organ majors for some practice sessions, occasional recitals, and workshops.

Christ the King Lutheran Church
Noack Organ Company (1995), Kristian Wegscheider (Dresden)
Bach organ after Z. Hildebrandt (1688-1757)
II/Ped 30 stops
Mechanical action


Bordun 16'
Principal 8'
Viola di Gamba 8'
Rohrflöte 8'
Octava 4'
Spitzflöte 4'
Quinta 2-2/3'
Octava 2'
Mixtur III
Cimbel II
Cornet III
Trompete 8'
Vox Humana 8'

Gedackt 8'
Quintadena 8'
Principal 4'
Rohrflöte 4'
Nasat 2-2/3'
Octava 2'
Waldflöte 2'
Terz 1-3/5'
Quinta 1-1/3'
Sifflet 1'
Krummhorn 8'

PEDAL (C-f', flat)
Principal Baß 16'
Subbaß 16'
Octaven Baß 8'
Octava 4'
Posaunen Baß 16'
Trompete 8'

Oberwerk to Hauptwerk (shove coupler)
Hauptwerk to Pedal (separate pallets in Hauptwerk)

Manual naturals covered with ebony, sharps with bone
Attached keydesk, with doors
Case from Eastern white pine, painted
Mechanical action throughout
Temperament: Neidhardt I
Carved pipe shades
One wedge-shaped bellows