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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 1075, 1948)

Location:

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Mormon Tabernacle
Temple Square
Salt Lake City, UT 84150 US
Organ ID: 8564

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 187 ranks. 5 manuals. 131 stops. 146 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 5
  • Stops: 131
  • Registers: 146
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric 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 May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The Aeolian-Skinner used only case (including Ridge's 32' front pipes) and 6 ranks from previous organ(s). Renovated 1984 by Schoenstein & Co. . [Previous organ installed at Joseph Smith Auditorium, lower campus of Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Tabernacle exterior: Photo by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-04-18

Organ case and console: Photo by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-04-18

Antiphonal chamber grille: Photo by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-04-18

Organ case and Choir: Postcard from Jim Cook's collection. Taken on 1975-08-09

Tabernacle Interior and Organ Case: Photograph by Jack E. Boucher; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1971-08-02

Choir Loft, Console, and Organ Case: Photograph by Jack E. Boucher; image courtesy of the Library of Congress. Taken on 1971-08-02

Organ Case, Choir, and Console: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1950s).

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