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Address: 50 N. West Temple St., Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone Number: 801 240 1000
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Find out the hours there organ is practicing and join the group to enjoy the organ .we sat in the back and was completely enthralled. One thing I found strange, no clappping and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

After all the hype we expected much more than what was offered. Do not take children as they will be bored and restless. If you just need rest and meditation this will be for you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Find out the hours there organ is practicing and join the group to enjoy the organ .we sat in the back and was completely enthralled. One thing I found strange, no clappping and no noise.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was well worth the time to stay and listen. The woman who performed was extremely good. The pipe organ is HUGE! How anyone can perform on it with all the levels of controls and pedals needing to be pushed is extraordinary. Music was loud but beautiful. The acoustics were surprising. Audience must be extremely quiet. May not be for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We wanted to see the Tabernacle, but the choir was not in town. Instead, we went to one of the frequent organ recitals. Magnificent! Short acoustic demo was an eye-opener. Building is dated and a bit worn, but still impressive. If you're around Temple Square you don't want to miss this.

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Willard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a must see historical, architectural engineering feat. Step inside to take a load off your weary feet and enjoy the fabulous acoustics of this 19th century domed delight.

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It is a very enriching experience, listening to the organ recital. The auditorium is excellent, acoustic is superb.

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Reston, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We attended the 2 PM FREE recital on Sunday in the Mormon Tabernacle. The organist was amazing, her hands flew over the keyboards (there are 5). The organ has more than 11,000 pipes and the sound was unbelievable. Before she began the concert the organist demonstrated the amazing acoustics of the building; you can literally hear a pin drop more... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

go at 7:30pm on a Thursday for a free Mormon Tabernacle Choir rehearsal. It is amazing acoustics and free! Also at noon they do organ recitals which demonstrate these acoustics as well and also free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Always a treat to hear while in Salt Lake, dating myself but miss hearing the late Alexander Schreiner (chief organist).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Organ recitals are daily at noon, and free of charge. They last approximately half hour. It is well worth attending. Not only you will hear one of the largest organ in the world, but in addition, the building has incredible acoustics. They demonstrate, that you can really hear a pin drop without any microphones. If someone does not like classical... More 

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