Pipe Organ Database

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Kenneth Jones & Assoc. (Opus 89, 1993)

Location:

Cathedral of the Madeleine, Roman Catholic
331 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84111 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 8555

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on October 03, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 79 ranks. 4,066 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 60 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 60
  • Position: Detached, reversed keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 27, 2015:

Updated through online information from Scott Rowley. -- New 32' Contra Bombarde (wood) and 32' Open Bass added to Pedal division after 2007.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on March 15, 2010:

Updated through online information from Paul Marchesano.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1997

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Several ranks retained from previous Kimball/Schoenstein. Original contract of 67-ranks, 50-stops, 3393 pipes enlarged before installation

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From personal experience with organ/visit in early 2017 with Levente Medvedsky, who kindly offered us a chance to play the organ at the Cathedral. Originally published 2017
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Michael Scott Olson on December 01, 2020.
  • Apple Music - David M Lines plays the Kenneth Jones organ. 13 tracks. (Recorded in 2000 before the 32’ Reed was added)

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Richard Elliott. Taken on 2014-08-14

Ruckpositiv division on gallery rail: Photograph by Joseph Routon. Taken on 2008-05-14

Organ case in rear gallery: Photograph by ItsJosh801 (Wikipedia), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2014-02-16

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