Indiana University Auditorium
Bloomington, Indiana
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Click on any image for an enlarged full-size photograph built as a
Federal Works Agency Project, the auditorium – located in the heart of campus – opened on March 22, 1941, and has been the 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 pipes 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 Organ Company, Orville,

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 Trumpet
Grand Mixture VI

16′ Violone
8′ Principal
8′ Spitzflote
4′ Octave
4′ Flute Harmonique
2 2/3′ Twelfth
2′ Super Octave Furniture IV Scharff III
8′ Trompete
8′ Chancellor’s Trumpet

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Andantino pour Orgue – Denis Bedard

Used with Permission.

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

   “Bolerode concert” – Louis-James Lefebure-Wely  -Dr. David K.
Lamb, Organist

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