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PIPE ORGANS OF
TEMPLE SQUARE

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Assembly Hall Concert Organ -- Specification

Builder: Robert L. Sipe, Inc., Garland, Texas, USA
Date: 1983
Casework: Façade pipes: Pedal 16' Principal (flamed copper);
Console type: detached
Stop controls: drawknob
Pedalboard: concave, radiating
Key action: mechanical
Stop action: electric (32 memories)
Temperament: Equal
Tuning: A440
No. of stops: 49
No. of ranks: 65
No. of pipes: 3,489
Wind power: Ventus (?) electric blower
Wind pressures: Manuals: 2 1/4"; Pedal: 2 1/2"; Trompette en chamade: 5"

Stoplist:

I Positiv (C-c4; 61 notes; 12 stops; 15 ranks; 903 pipes)

8' Flûte conique 49 pipes (1-12 common with Holzgedeckt)
8' Holzgedeckt 61 pipes
4' Principal 61 pipes
4' Rohrflöte 61 pipes
2 2/3' Nazard 61 pipes
2' Octave 61 pipes
2' Gemshorn 61 pipes
1 3/5' Tierce 61 pipes
1 1/3' Larigot 61 pipes
2/3' Scharf IV 244 pipes
8' Cromorne 61 pipes
8' Trompette en chamade 61 pipes
Trompette en chamade sub coupler
Tremulant

II Great (C-c4; 61 notes; 12 stops; 18 ranks; 1098 pipes)

16' Quintaton 61 pipes
8' Principal 61 pipes
8' Gedeckt 61 pipes
8' Gemshorn 61 pipes
4' Octave 61 pipes
4' Spillflöte 61 pipes
2' Super Octave 61 pipes
2 2/3' Sesquialtera II 122 pipes
1 1/3' Mixture IV 244 pipes
1/2' Cymbel III 183 pipes
16' Contra Trompete 61 pipes
8' Trompete 61 pipes
Tremulant

III Swell (enclosed; C-c4; 61 notes; 13 stops; 17 ranks; 1008 pipes)

8' Viole de gambe 61 pipes
8' Viole celeste 56 pipes (begins on F)
8' Bourdon 61 pipes
4' Principal 61 pipes
4' Flûte ouverte 61 pipes
2' Doublette 61 pipes
2' Blockflöte 61 pipes
2 2/3' Cornet II 98 pipes (begins on tenor C)
1' Fourniture IV 244 pipes
16' Basson 61 pipes
8' Hautbois 61 pipes
8' Regal 61 pipes
4' Clairon 61 pipes
Tremulant

Pedal (C-g1; 32 notes; 12 stops; 15 ranks; 480 pipes)

16' Principal 32 pipes
16' Subbass 32 pipes
8' Octave 32 pipes
8' Spitzflöte 32 pipes
4' Choralbass 32 pipes
4' Nachthorn 32 pipes
2' Super Octave 32 pipes
2' Mixture IV 128 pipes
32' Contra Fagott 32 pipes
16' Posaune 32 pipes
8' Trompete 32 pipes
4' Rohr Schalmei 32 pipes
Tremulant

Couplers

Positiv to Pedal
Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
Swell to Positiv
Positiv to Great
Swell to Great

Combinations (32 memory levels)

General 1-10 (thumb) (1-5 duplicated by toe studs)
Positiv 1-6 (thumb)
Great 1-6 (thumb)
Swell 1-6 (thumb)
Pedal 1-6 (toe)

Reversibles

Positiv to Pedal (thumb and toe)
Great to Pedal (thumb and toe)
Swell to Pedal (thumb and toe)
32' Contra Fagott (toe)
Tutti I, II, III (thumb and toe; each tutti fully adjustable for each memory level)

Mechanicals and Accessories

Swell expression pedal (mechanical)
Memory level selector
Combination setter button
Memory lock
Memory level "clear"
Blind check
General cancel
Adjustable bench


For Further Reading

Longhurst, John. "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Assembly Hall," American Organist, July 1984, pp. 37-39.
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