Pipe Organ Database

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Niels Johnson (1885)

Originally Joseph Ridges (1869)

Location:

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Mormon Tabernacle
Salt Lake City, UT US
Organ ID: 36675

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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 rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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
  • 5 divisions. 4 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection with pneumatic assists (i.e., Barker levers, etc.).
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 24, 2008:

Rebuid and enlargement of existing organ by Ridges. Work started by Ridges in 1869 and left unfinished in 1874. Enlargement completed by Neils Johnson, a former employee of Ridges, 1883-1885.

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:

Organ Case, Choir Loft, and Console: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1900).

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