Indiana University Auditorium
Bloomington, Indiana
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Built as a Federal Works Agency Project, the auditorium - located in the heart of campus - opened on March 22, 1941, and has been host for the last sixty years to the world's top performers and entertainers. The Auditorium is also home to Thomas Hart Benton's "Century of Progress" murals, painted for the 1933 Chicago World's Fair, the priceless Dailey Family Memorial Collection of Hoosier Art, and two Robert Laurent sculptures. It was home to the historic 4500 pipe Roosevelt Organ, which was played for university ceremonies and other special events.

A history of the previous Roosevelt & Aeolian-Skinner organs at the auditorium.

courtesy Jeff Scofield.

The 1969 Schantz replaced the previous Aeolian-Skinner rebuild of the Roosevelt, not the Roosevelt organ itself. A significant amount of the organ was Aeolian-Skinner. The Aeolian-Skinner was severely damaged by fire, hence the 1969 Schantz organ. The Aeolian-Skinner Positiv was dispatched to the music department and was rebuilt as a practice organ. Six of the Aeolian-Skinner rebuild stops were reused on the Schantz.

Schantz Organ Company, Orville, Ohio
Pedal Swell Choir Positiv Solo Great

32' Untersatz
16' Subbass
16' Violone
16' Quintation
16' Principal
16' Dolcan
16' Lieblich Gedackt
8' Flachflote
8' Cello
8' Quintation
8' Principal
8' Dolcan
8' Rohrflote
8' Flute
4' Choral Bass
4' Nachthorn
2' Nachthorn
Mixture IV
32' Bombarde
16' Bombarde
16' Fagot
8' Bombarde
8' Fagot
4' Bombarde
4' Krummhorn
4' Fagot
2' Rohr Schalmei

16' Lieblich Gedackt
8' Geigen Principal
8' Rohrflote
8' Viola
8' Viola Celeste
8' Flute Celeste
4' Prestant
4' Flute Conique
2 2/3' Nazard
2' Octavin
2' Waldflote
1 3/5' Tierce
Plein Jeu IV
16' Fagot
8' Trompette
8' Fagot
8' Vox Humana
4' Clairon
16' Swell
Unison Off
4' Swell

16' Gemshorn
8' Principal
8' Hohlflote
8' Dolcan
8' Dolcan Celeste
8' Doppelflote
4' Principal
4' Flute D'Amour
2' Italian Principal
8' English Horn
8' Orchestral Oboe
8' Chancellor's Trumpet

16' Quintaton
8' Holtzgedackt
8' Quintaton
4' Principal
4' Koppelflote
2' Principal
2' Blockflote
1 1/3' Larigot
1' Sifflote
Mixture IV
8' Krummhorn (copper)
4' Rohrschalmey

8' Doppelflote
8' Bell Gamba
8' English Horn
8' Orchestral Oboe
8' Fanfare Trumpettte
Grand Mixture VI

16' Violone
8' Principal
8' Spitzflote
4' Octave
4' Flute Harmonique
2 2/3' Twelth
2' Super Octave
Fourniture IV
Scharff III
8' Trompete
8' Chancellor's Trumpet

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Andantino pour Orgue - Denis Bedard

Used with Permission.

Alternate Recording:

Rigadon - Andre Compra
- Dr. David K. Lamb, Organist

"Bolero de concert" - Louis-James Lefebure-Wely
- Dr. David K. Lamb, Organist

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