Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Felix F. Schoenstein & Sons (1984-)

Originally 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: 8565

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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 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 YouFoundSharpe on August 06, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 206 ranks. 11,623 pipes. 8 divisions. 5 manuals. 149 stops. 171 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 5
  • Divisions: 8
  • Stops: 149
  • Registers: 171
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • 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, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 26, 2014:

Updated through online information from Allen Blodgett.

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

Database Manager on March 06, 2007:

Updated through online information from William E. Berlo.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Aeolian-Skinner (1948, Opus1075).

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:

Renovation and enlargement. 256-channel SSL combination action added.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab http://www.templesquareorgans.com/tab/spec.html
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

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

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Allen Blodgett. Taken on 2014-08-30

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Allen Blodgett. Taken on 2014-08-30

Organ Historical Society Plaque: Photograph by Allen Blodgett. Taken on 2014-08-30

Console: Photograph by René Troost. Taken on 2012-10-05

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by René Troost. Taken on 2012-10-05

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by René Troost. Taken on 2012-10-05

Organ Facade: Photograph by René Troost. Taken on 2012-10-05

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