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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Mormon Tabernacle
Temple Square
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

OHS Database ID 8564.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 157, 1994-10-23.


Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

5 manuals. 131 stops. 146 registers. 187 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • The Aeolian-Skinner used only case (including Ridge's 32' front pipes) and 6 ranks from previous organ(s). Renovated 1984 by Schoenstein & Co. . [Previous organ installed at Joseph Smith Auditorium, lower campus of Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.] (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)

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Bibliography

  • Blanton, Joseph. The Organ in Church Design. (Albany, Texas: Venture Press, 1957), [0]

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Photographs

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Tabernacle exterior. Photo by Jeff Scofield 2007-04-18
Organ case and console. Photo by Jeff Scofield 2007-04-18
Antiphonal chamber grille. Photo by Jeff Scofield 2007-04-18
Organ case and Choir. Postcard from Jim Cook's collection 1975-08-09
Tabernacle Interior and Organ Case. Photograph by Jack E. Boucher; image courtesy of the Library of Congress 1971-08-02
Choir Loft, Console, and Organ Case. Photograph by Jack E. Boucher; image courtesy of the Library of Congress 1971-08-02

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Stoplist

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives

  • Salt Lake City, Utah
    The Mormon Tabernacle
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1075   1945   5 manuals, 131 stops, 187 ranks
    ____________________________________________________________________________________
    
               GREAT ORGAN (3 3/4" wind)                SOLO ORGAN (10" & 15" wind)
           16' Subprincipal         61               8' Flauto Mirabilis     68
           16' Quintaten            61               8' Gamba                68
            8' Diapason             61               8' Gamba Celeste        68
            8' Principal            61               8' Viole Celeste II    136
            8' Bourdon              61               4' Concert Flute        68
            8' Spitzflöte           61               8' French Horn          68
            8' Flute Harmonique     61               8' English Horn         68
            8' Bell Gamba           61               8' Corno di Bassetto    68
        5 1/3' Grosse Quint         61               8' Tuba                 68
            4' Principal            61                  Tremulant
            4' Octave               61                  Chimes               32 tubes
            4' Koppelflöte          61               8' Harp (TC)            CH
            4' Gemshorn             61               4' Celesta              CH
        3 1/5' Grosse Tierce        61
        2 2/3' Quinte               61                  BOMBARDE ORGAN (7" wind)
            2' Super Octave         61               8' Diapason             61
            2' Blockflöte           61               4' Octave               61
        1 3/5' Tierce               61           IV-VI  Grosse Cornet       316
        1 1/7' Septième             61              VI  Grande Fourniture   366
           IV  Full Mixture        244              16' Bombarde             61
           IV  Fourniture          244               8' Trompette            61
           IV  Kleine Mixtur       244               4' Clairon              61
          III  Acuta               183
               Chimes               SO                  ANTIPHONAL ORGAN (5" wind)
                                                     8' Diapason             68
               SWELL ORGAN (5" wind)                 8' Gedeckt              68
           16' Lieblich Gedeckt     68               8' Salicional           68
           16' Gemshorn             68               8' Voix Celeste         68
            8' Geigen Prinzipal     68               4' Principal            68
            8' Gedeckt              68             III  Kleine Mixtur       183
            8' Claribel Flute       68               8' Trompette            68
            8' Flauto Dolce         68               8' Vox Humana           61
            8' Flute Celeste (TC)   56                  Tremulant
            8' Viole de Gambe       68                  Antiphonal 4'
            8' Viole Celeste        68
            8' Orch. Strings II    136                  PEDAL ORGAN (5" & 7" wind)
            8' Salicional           68              32' Montre               12 GT
            8' Voix Celeste         68              32' Flute Ouverte        56
            4' Prestant             68              32' Contre Bourdon       44
            4' Fugara               68              16' Principal            32
            4' Flauto Traverso      61              16' Flute Ouverte (ext)  --
        2 2/3' Nazard               61              16' Contre Basse         32
            2' Octavin              61              16' Violone              32
          III  Cornet              183              16' Bourdon (ext)        --
           VI  Plein Jeu           366              16' Gemshorn             SW
           IV  Cymbale             244              16' Gamba                CH
           32' Contra Fagot         61              16' Lieblich Gedeckt     SW
           16' Contre Trompette     61          10 2/3' Grosse Quinte        32
            8' Harmonic Trumpet     61               8' Principal            32
            8' Trompette            61               8' Violoncello          32
            8' Hautbois             61               8' Spitzprinzipal       32
            8' Voix Humaine         68               8' Flute Ouverte (ext)  --
        5 1/3' Quinte Trompette     61               8' Gamba                CH
            4' Clairon              61               8' Lieblich Gedeckt     SW
               Tremulant                         5 1/3' Quinte               32
               Swell 16'                             4' Choral Bass          32
               Swell 4'                              4' Nachthorn            32
                                                     4' Gamba                CH
               CHOIR ORGAN (5" wind)                 4' Lieblich Gedeckt     SW
           16' Gamba                68               2' Blockflöte           32
            8' Principal            68               V  Grand Harmonics     160
            8' Concert Flute        68              IV  Full Mixture        128
            8' Viola                68              IV  Cymbale             128
            8' Viola Celeste (TC)   56              32' Bombarde             32
            8' Dulcet II           136              32' Contra Fagot         SW
            8' Kleine Erzähler II  124              16' Ophicleide           32
            4' Prestant             68              16' Trombone             32
            4' Zauberflöte          68              16' Fagot                SW
            4' Gambette             68              16' Dulzian              CH
            2' Piccolo Harmonique   61               8' Posaune              32
          III  Carillon            183               8' Trumpet              32
          III  Rauschpfeife        183               8' Cromorne             CH
           16' Dulzian              61               4' Clairon              32
            8' Trompette            61               4' Chalumeau            32
            8' Cromorne             61               2' Kornett              32
            8' Orchestral Oboe      61                  Chimes               SO
            4' Rohr Schalmei        61
               Tremulant                                PEDAL COUPLERS (knobs in left jamb)
            8' Harp (TC)            --                  Great to Pedal 8
            4' Celesta              61 bars             Swell to Pedal 8
               Choir 16'                                Swell to Pedal 4
               Choir 4'                                 Choir/Positiv to Pedal 8
                                                        Solo/Bombarde to Pedal 8
               POSITIV ORGAN (2 3/4" wind)              Solo to Pedal 4
            8' Cor de Nuit          61                  Antiphonal to Pedal 8
            8' Quintade             61
            4' Principal            61                  INTRAMANUAL COUPLERS (knobs in right jamb)
            4' Nachthorn            61                  Swell to Great 8
        2 2/3' Nazard               61                  Swell to Great 4
            2' Principal            61                  Choir/Positiv to Great 8
            2' Spillflöte           61                  Choir to Great 4
        1 3/5' Tierce               61                  Solo to Great 16
        1 1/3' Larigot              61                  Solo/Bombarde to Great 8
            1' Sifflöte             61                  Solo to Great 4
           II  Septerz (TC)         98                  Antiphonal to Great 8
          III  Scharf              183                  Swell to Choir 8
          III  Zimbel              183                  Swell to Choir 4
           16' Rankett              61                  Solo/Bombarde to Choir 8
               Tremulant                                Great to Solo 8
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-08-11]
    
    
  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.