OHS Database ID 13122.
This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 24, 2008.
Four manuals. 146 ranks.
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|Organ case and choir. Postcard from Jim Cook's collection 1938-05-25|
|Console and Frank W. Asper, Organist. Photo ca. 1935; image provided by Steven Lawson|
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Tabernacle Organs 1915 - Austin Electo-Pneumatic Action 61 note manual compass 32 note pedal compass [Stops marked with * were from the previous organ (Kimball, 1901)] Great (Stops 1-6 unenclosed, remainder in Orchestral box) 32' Contra Bourdon (from Pedal)* 16' Double Open Diapason (32 from Pedal)* 16' Bourdon (from Pedal) 8' Flauto Major (ext. of Pedal Open) 8' First Diapason* 8' Second Diapason* 8' Bell Diapason 8' Violoncello* 8' Doppel Flute* 8' Gedeckt (from Bourdon) 8' Clarabella* 4' Principal* 4' Wald Flute* 2' Fifteenth* 16' Double Trumpet (ext.) 8' Trumpet* 4' Clarion (ext.) Swell 16' Bourdon* 8' Diapason Phonon 8' Horn Diapason* 8' Gross Flute* 8' Viole d'Orchestre 8' Aeoline* 8' Aeoline Celeste* 8' Concert Flute 8' Unda Maris 4' Flute Harmonic* 4' Violina* 2' Flautino* Cornet Mixture III* 16' Contra Fagotto* 8' Cornopean* 8' Oboe* 8' Vox Humana* Tremulant Orchestral 16' Lieblich Gedeckt* 8' Geigen Principal* 8' Melodia* 8' Orchestral Viole 8' String Celeste II 8' Dolce* 8' Quintadena* 4' Flute Octaviente* 2' Piccolo Harmonic* 16' Double Oboe Horn (ext. - prep.) 8' Oboe Horn 8' Clarinet* 8' Cor Anglais Concert Harp (from Solo) Chimes (25 notes) Tremulant Solo 16' Violone* 8' Flauto Major 8' Stentorphone* 8' Gross Gamba* 8' Gamba Celeste* 4' Orchestral Flute* 16' Tuba Profunda (ext.) 8' Tuba Harmonic* 4' Tuba Clarion (ext.) 8' Tuba Magna Concert Harp (61 notes) Chimes (from Orchestral) Tremulant Celestial 8' Cor de Nuit 8' Viole d'Orchestre 8' Viole Celeste 8' Viole Aetheria 8' Dolce Celeste 8' Gedeckt* 4' Fern Flute 8' Horn 8' Vox Humana Celestial Harp (61 notes) Tremulant String (Floating) "A special separate STRING ORGAN of Seven Ranks of pipes of 8 feet pitch, composed of various scales and voicing, and tuned as a large magnificent Celeste." 2 unison ranks 3 sharp ranks 2 flat ranks Pedal 64' Gravissimo (resultant, from 32' Diapason and 32' Bourdon) 32' Double Diapason* 32' Contra Bourdon* 16' First Diapason (ext. of 32' Diapason)* 16' Second Diapason* 16' Violone (from Solo) 16' Bourdon* 16' Dulciana* 16' Lieblich Gedeckt (from Swell) 16' Sub Bass (from Celestial) 10 2/3' Quint (from Bourdon) 8' Gross Flute (from Open Diapason) 8' Flauto Dolce (from Bourdon) 8' Violoncello Celeste (2 ranks, from Solo) 8' Octave Flute (from Open Diapason) 32' Contra Bombarde (from Solo Tuba Magna) 16' Bombarde (from Solo Tuba Magna) 8' Tuba Profunda (from Solo) 8' Tuba Harmonic (from Solo) 4' Tuba Clarion (from Solo) 16' Fagotto (from Swell) Couplers: Solo to Pedal 8', 4' Swell to Pedal 8', 4' Great to Pedal 8', 4' Orchestral to Pedal Great to Pedal reversible Swell to Pedal reversible Solo to Great reversible Accessories: Crescendo Pedal, adjustable, not moving registers Balanced Swell Pedal Balanced Great and orchestral Pedal Balanced Solo and Celestial Pedal Sforzando Pedal "The Mechanism of the Swell Pedals so arranged that they may be worked as a MASTER PEDAL, operating all the swell boxes at one time." Combinations: 10 adjustable General pistons over upper manual 6 adjustable foot pistons for Pedal 1926 additions/changes: Great Additions: 8' Major Diapason Mixture v 8' Keraulaophone 8' Gemshorn Changes: Principal 4' and Fifteenth 2' moved to unenclosed section Swell Additions: 8' English Diapason 8' Wald Horn 8' Gedeckt Plein Jeu IV (replaced cornet) Orchestral Additions: 8' Horn Diapason 8' Melphone 16' Double Oboe Horn (12 pipes to complete prepared-for extension) Solo Additions: 8' Stentorgamba 4' Gambette 8' French Horn Echo (i.e. Celestial) Additions/Changes: 8' Flauto Dolce replaced Viole Aetheria 8' Flute Celeste replaced Dolce Celeste Pedal Additions: 16' Major Diapason 16' Gedeckt 8' Gedeckt (ext.) 8' II Lieblich Dolce (borrowed from Dolce 8' and Lieblich Ged. 16' from Orchestral) Chimes 1937: New Console Couplers: Great to Great 16', 4' Swell go Great 16', 8', 4' Solo to Great 16', 8', 4' Orchestral to Great 16', 8', 4' Orchestral to Orchestral 16', 4' Swell to Orchestral 16', 8', 4' Solo to Great reversible Solo to Solo 16', 4' Great to Solo 16', 8', 4' Swell to Solo 8', 4' Solo to Pedal 8', 4' Swell to Pedal 8', 4' Swell to Pedal reversible Great to Pedal 8', 4' Great to Pedal reversible Orchestral to Pedal reersible Pedal to Pedal Combinations: 8 to Great and Pedal 4 to Celestial/Great 4 to Celestial/Solo 8 to Swell and Pedal 8 to Solo and Pedal 5 to Pedal (toe pistons) 14 General (5 duplicated in toe pistons) "ON/OFF" for switching Solo and Celestial General Cancel 1940 Additions/Changes: Great Additions: 4' Octave 2 2/3' Twelfth Fourniture V Changes: 1 rank removed from Mixture V to make Mixture IV Swell Additions: Sesquialtera IV 8' Trompette Orchestral (Choir) Additions: 4' Fugara 2 2/3' Nazard 1 3/5' Tierce Changes: Melophone removed Pedal Additions: 4' Octave 2' Super Octave Mixture IV (In 1948 the Austin organ was moved to the auditorium of the Joseph Smith Building at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The Celestial, String, and enclosed Great divisions were removed, and a few stops were retained for use in the Aeolian-Skinner in the Tabernacle. The instrument was sold for parts when the building was demolished ca. 1990.) [Received via e-mail from Paul Slaughter September 24, 2008]