The OHS Pipe Organ Database

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

OHS Database ID 36672.

Status and Condition

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.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room.


  • Case has survived and forms the central part of the case as seen today. (James Cook. September 24, 2008)

Online Documents

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Choir Loft and Organ Case (ca. 1910). Vintage postcard in the collection of James R. Stettner, courtesy of James R. Stettner
Organ Case and Choir. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1910s)
Tabernacle Interior, Organ Case, and Choir Loft. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1913)

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  • Typed stoplist from Paul Slaughter
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    Tabernacle Organs
    1863-1869 - Joseph Ridges
    Chassis, parts, and metal pipes probably made by W.B.D. Simmons, Boston
    Mechanical Action
    Great (56 notes)
    16' Bourdon
    8'  Open Diapason
    8'  Stop Diapason
    8'  Hohl Flute
    8'  Flute a Cheminee
    8'  Dulciana
    4'  Principal
    4'  Flute Harmonic
    2 2/3' Twelfth
    2'  Fifteenth
        Mixture III
    8'  Trumpet
    Swell (56 notes)
    16' Bourdon
    8'  Open Diapason
    8'  Stop'd Diapason
    8'  Claribella
    4'  Principal
    4'  Clari. Flute
    4'  Stop'd Flute
    2'  Piccolo
        Mixture II
    8'  Cromorne
    8'  Hautboy (treble)
    8'  Bassoon (bass)
    Pedal (27 notes)
    32' Open Bass
    16' Open Bass
    16' Bul. Bass
    16' Stop'd Bass
    8'  Principal Base
    [Received via e-mail from Paul Slaughter September 24, 2008.]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from Paul Slaughter Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.