Pipe Organ Database

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Joseph Ridges (1869)

Location:

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Mormon Tabernacle
Salt Lake City, UT US
Organ ID: 36674

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 24, 2008:

Case has survived and forms the central part of the case as seen today.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from Paul Slaughter
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

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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