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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1948 Aeolian-Skinner, Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah] [decorative stamp]
1948 Aeolian-Skinner at Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah

From Temple Square

A potpourri of popular selections presented by the organists and choir of the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Audio 1 hr 28 Min

Audio 44:12 Min

Audio 43:38 Min

Program Broadcast dates:

Featured Organ:

(1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT)


Though the central casework of this famous instrument dates from 1867, the organ today is a recently renovated 1948 Aeolian-Skinner of 206-ranks and 11,623 pipes. It is played in public recitals at noon and 2PM weekdays and Saturdays, and at 2PM on Sundays. Weekly Tabernacle Choir broadcasts take place Sunday mornings at 9:30.

Music played in the program

BAGLEY: National Emblem MarchRobert Cundick, John Longhurst. Argo 430 426

HOWE: Battle Hymn of the Republic –Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Alexander Schreiner,, organ; CBS Masterworks MK 48295

LÉON BOËLLMANN: Andantino, from Suite Number 2, Opus 27 –John Longhurst. Klavier K 11069

RICHARD WAGNER: Ride of the ValkyriesRichard Elliott. Pro Organo CD 7036

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Prelude & Fugue in B, Opus 99 –Clay Christiansen. Klavier K 11044

LOUIS VIERNE: Maestoso in c#; Clair de lune, from & Pieces de fantasie, Opus 53 –John Longhurst. Klavier K 11069

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: The Reed-Grown Waters, from Seven Pastels, Opus 96. HENRI MULET: Tu es petra, from Byzantine SketchesRichard Elliott. Pro Organo CD 7036

ROBERT CUNDICK: Epsom Esquire [duet] –Robert Condick, John Longhurst. Argo 430 426

LIKES: Suddenly you’re older –Mormon Tabernacle Choir, John Longhurst organ. CBS Masterworks MK 42380

LOUIS VIERNE: Carillon de Westminster, from Pieces de fantasie, Opus 54 –John Longhurst. PHS 412 217

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