The OHS Pipe Organ Database

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

University Auditorium

OHS Database ID 23056.

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.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 5, 2015.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

5 manuals. 6 divisions. 95 stops. 67 registers. 97 ranks. 5356 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Completion of contract for rebuild of E. M. Skinner Opus 501 (1924), previously enlarged by Aeolian-Skinner in the 1960s. (Database Manager. March 4, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from Laura Ellis. -- The combination action/switching system of the organ was recently updated (Spring '07) to include 256 levels of memory, playback, etc. (Database Manager. May 1, 2007)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. November 10, 2009)
  • Tonal changes and revoicing by Reuter in 2014. (Jeff Scofield. April 5, 2015)

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Auditorium Exterior. Photograph by Ebyabe 2012-06-12
Console and Pipe Display. Photograph by Scott Ziegler 2015-01-31
Pipe Display. Photograph by Scott Ziegler 2015-01-31

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  • Stoplist from the Arts at UFL website
            Gainesville, Florida
            University of Florida
            University Auditorium
            Möller   Op. 11855   1992   5/97
    GT:  Unenclosed, in the existing reflector boxes modified and relocated,
         with new face frame trim to enclose the 16' Spitzprincipal
    SW:  Enclosed in the existing swell box
    CH:  Enclosed in a new swell box; Great reflector boxes modified to 
         accept installation of the Choir division
    PO:  Unenclosed, in the existing reflector boxes with new trim to match
         the existing organ loft and balcony railings
    BO:  Unenclosed in center of organ loft in front of the Swell, with the
         horizontal Trompette placed immediately below the Great organ
         s - Skinner   a - Aeolian-Skinner   m - Möller   au - Austin
            GREAT                               SWELL
        16' Praestant 61 m                  16' Bourdon 61 s
        16' Spitzprinzipal PO                8' Montre 61 a
         8' Principal 61 a                   8' Flûte à cheminée 61 a
         8' Spitzprinzipal PO                8' Viole de gambe 61 a
         8' Bourdon 61 a                     8' Viole céleste 61 a
         4' Octave 61 a                      8' Flauto Dolce 61 s            
         4' Rohrflöte 61 a                   8' Dolce Celeste 49 tc s
         2' Fifteenth 61 a                   4' Prestant 61 a
        II  Cornet 122 a                     4' Flûte harmonique 61 s
        IV  Fourniture 244 a             2 2/3' Nasard 61 a
    III-IV  Cymbale 244 a                    2' Octavin 61 a
        16' Kontratrompete 61 m              V  Plein Jeu 298 a
         8' Trompete 12 m                  III  Cymbale 183 a
            Tremulant                       16' Contre hautbois 61 a
            Unison Off                       8' Trompette 61 m
         8' Trompette-en-Chamade BO          8' Hautbois 12 m
                                             8' Voix humaine 61 s
            BOMBARDE                         4' Clairon 61 a
        16' Bombarde 61 m                       Tremulant
         8' Trompette harmonique 61 m           Sub
         4' Clairon harmonique 61 m             Unison Off
         V  Harmonics 305 m                     Super
        16' Trompette-en-chamade tc
         8' Trompette-en-chamade 61 m           CHOIR
         4' Trompette-en-chamade 12 m        8' Flûte harmonique 61 m
                                             8' Stopped Flute 61 s
            PEDAL                            8' Unda Maris II 110 s
        32' Acoustic Principal --            4' Principal 61 m
        32' Contra Bourdon 32 s              4' Flûte triangulaire 61 s
        16' Contrabass 32 s/au               2' Blockflöte 61 m
        16' Praestant GT                    II  Sesquialtera 98 tc m
        16' Spitzprinzipal PO           III-IV  Mixture 220 m
        16' Subbass 12 s                    16' English Horn 61 s/m
        16' Bourdon SW                       8' Clarinet 61 s
    10 2/3' Quint 32 s                          Tremulant
         8' Octave 32 a                         Unison Off
         8' Pommer 32 a                         Super
         8' Major Flute 12 s                    Chimes 25 tubes s
         8' Spitzprinzipal PO
         8' Bourdon SW                          POSITIV
     5 1/3' Quint 12 s                      16' Spitzprinzipal 61 a
         4' Choralbass 32 a                  8' Spitzprinzipal 12 a
         4' Blockflöte 32 a                  8' Holzgedeckt 61 m
         2' Nachthorn 32 a                   4' Principal 61 m
       III  Mixture 96 a                     4' Spillflöte 61 m
       III  Cymbale 96 a                 2 2/3' Nasat 61 m
        32' Contre Bombarde 32 m             2' Oktav 61 m
        16' Bombarde 12 m                1 3/5' Terz 61 m
        16' Kontratrompete GT            1 1/3' Quinte 61 m
        16' Contre hautbois SW               1' Oktav 61 m
        16' English Horn CH             III-IV  Zimbel 220 m
        16' Dulzian PO                      16' Dulzian 61 m
         8' Trompette 32 m                   8' Krummhorn 61
         8' Hautbois SW                         Tremulant
         4' Clairon 12 m                        Sub
         4' Chalumeau 32 a                      Unison off
         8' Trompette-en-Chamade BO         16' Trompette-en-Chamade tc BO
                                             8' Trompette-en-Chamade BO
                                             4' Trompette-en-Chamade BO
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield November 10, 2009.]
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