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     Utah Pipes


Photo of 10th Ward chapel interior
Front (west) end of 10th Ward chapel
Photo of Kilgen organ console
Console of Kilgen organ

Town or city: Salt Lake City
Building name: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Tenth Ward
Builder: George Kilgen & Sons, St. Louis, Missouri
Date built: 1927
Opus number: 3901
Console type: detached
Stop controls: tilting tablet
Pedals type: concave, radiating
Key action: electropneumatic
Stop action: electropneumatic; combination action: electric; valve-action chests
Temperament: Equal
Tuning: A440
No. of stops: 25
No. of ranks: 12
No. of pipes: 775
Wind power: electric
Wind pressures:
History: The organ was rebuilt in 1988 by H. Ronald Poll & Associates, Inc. of Salt Lake City, as the firm's opus 16. The rebuild included new stop actions, manual and pedal keyboards, key contacts, solid state switching, combination action, relay, swell controllers, tremolos, chime action, blower, and Fagot pipes. Other improvements included insulating the walls and installing new thermostatically controlled heaters. The old Vox humana stop was replaced by the Fagot; the rest of the pipework was retained and revoiced. Also retained were chests, reservoir/regulators, shutters, and console shell.


SWELL (61 notes, enclosed)
16 Gedeckt
8 Gedeckt
8 Salicional
8 Voix celeste
4 Klein principal
4 Gedeckt
2 2/3 Nazard
2 Flautino
1 1/3 Quint
8 Fagot
Swell to Swell 16
Swell Unison Off
Swell to Swell 4

GREAT (61 notes, enclosed)
16 Dulciana (t.c.)
8 Open Diapason
8 Double Flute
8 Melodia
8 Dulciana
4 Octave
4 Flute
2 Super Octave
Chimes (20 tubes, A-E)
Great to Great 4
Swell to Great 16
Swell to Great 8
Swell to Great 4

PEDAL (32 notes)
16 Subbass
16 Lieblich Gedeckt (from Sw.)
8 Open Diapason (from Gt.)
8 Bass Flute (12 pipes; ext. of 16' Subbass)
8 Gedeckt (from Sw.)
4 Choral Bass (12 pipes; ext. of Great 2' Super Octave)
2 Flute (from Sw. Gedeckt)
Great to Pedal 8
Swell to Pedal 8
Swell to Pedal 4

10 general pistons (thumb)
Gt. to Ped. reversible (toe)
Sforzando latchdown (toe)
General cancel