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Tabernacle Organ Recitals

Address: 50 East North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone Number: 801 240 1000
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Highland, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The massive organ has such great sounds, the music helps you forget the problems of the day. Great place to go to regain focus in your life.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I think it all depends on what music got played and if you like that music. The one we listened in is quite loud and not the traditional church music we had expected

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

THe massive organ is both historic and awesome to hear. A real pipe organ is a treat to listen to, especially when played by a real expert.

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San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The organ recitals are in the tabernacle which is an exceptional place itself. When we went the organist was outstanding and took time after the recital to answer questions from the audience. The daily recitals are about 30 minutes. The organ produces a variety of musical sounds and is very impressive. Take time to visit during your time in Salt... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

okay wife saw went to this a day earlier and was enjoyed enough to talk me into going the next day. It is a 30 minute program with the pipe organ and an experienced keyboarder. To see this grand organ is one thing to hear it played by a master is another. Some try but only a few are real... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Even though I lived in SLC for over 35 years, I didn't get down to hear the recitals as much as I would have liked. The Tabernacle is a lovely building in itself, but to hear the organ play is awesome. A "must-see" while in Salt Lake.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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430 reviews 430 reviews
149 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The organ recital is a must! You will get to experience the perfect acoustics of the tabernacle building. Hear a pin dropped on the podium with a distinct clarity on the back row!!

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Atlanta
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75 reviews 75 reviews
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Prior to the recital, they give a short demonstration of the acoustics and you can experience it for yourself. I really enjoyed this.

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San Jose, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

An excellent organ recital is available at noon everyday at Temple Square, at no cost. The building has amazing acoustics, you can hear a nail dropped on stage while sitting at the back. The church does not charge for this concert, and it is a good way to spent a few hours while in Salt Lake City.

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Perth, Australia
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195 reviews 195 reviews
21 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Different repertoire and organist each day. The sound of the pipe organ is just amazing. A lunchtime must-have if you are in downtown SLC with 30 minutes to spare. And it's free.

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