More than 350 years Arp Schnitger (1648-1719)

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Signature of Arp Schnitger Organ in Uithuizen
Stamp of the organ St. Jacobi Hamburg
Cappel

Arp Schnitger's signature (Golzwarden 1700)

German "Bundespost" stamp
300 years Schnitger organ St. Jacobi Hamburg

Uithuizen
Introduction

Discography on Schnitger organs

Map of Schnitger organs(Hans Werner Coordes)

Literature on Schnitger in books

Literature on Schnitger in organ periodicals

DVD's about Schnitger organs

Arp Schnitger at www.youtube.com

Interview with Bernhardt H. Edskes on Arp Schnitger (In Dutch)

Designs by Arp Schnitger

Arp Schnitger Gesellschaft

Video "Gott allein die Ehre". Video about organs around Stade
Schnitger as a pupil of Berendt Huβ
Glückstadt,1674  (The organcase was transferred in 1940 to Burg on the island of Fehmarn)
http://www.kirche-glueckstadt.de
Stade, St Cosmae, 1668-1673 www.orgelakademie.de
www.kirchenmusikstade.de
Stade, St. Wilhaldi, 1678, burned 1724 www.orgelakademie.de
www.kirchenmusikstade.de
   
New organs which still exist (case and (part) of pipework)
Description Weblinks
Bergstedt, Evangelisch Lutheranische Kirche   Website of the church
Blankenhage, Dorfkirche, 1686 (in 1833 from Hamburg-Altona) Website
Cappel, St. Peter und Paul,1680 (in 1816 from Johannis Kirche in Hamburg) Förderverein Arp-Schnitger-Orgel-Cappel  Website2 website 3
Dedesdorf, St. Laurentius, 1698 Website of Förderkreis Arp - Schnitger - Orgel an St. Laurentius zu Dedesdorf e.V.
Eenum, Hervormde Kerk, 1704 Website
Ganderkesee, St. Cyprian und Cornelius,1699  Website
Godlinze, Hervormde Kerk, 1704 Website
Grasberg, Evangelisch Lutherische Kirche, 1694 (in 1788 from Waisenhauskirche Hamburg) http://www.ag-lemke.deof the organist Gerhild Lemke
http://www.arp-schnitger-grasberg.de Grasberg, Findorffkirche
http://www.grasberg.de/default.cfm?mid=28353
Groningen, Der Aa Kerk, 1702 (in 1815 from Academiekerk Groningen) Website
Groningen, Pelstergasthuiskerk,1693 Website 
Hamburg, St. Jacobi,1693  Website
Hamburg Ochsenwerder,1707  Website
Harkstede, Hervormde Kerk, 1696 Website
Hollern, 1690 Website
Lüdingworth, St. Jacobi,1683  Website
Mariana, Brazil,1701 (In 1752 from Lisboa in Portugal) Website 
  Article (in German) by Dr. Gerhard Doderer
Mensingeweer, Hervormde Kerk, 1699 (in 1901 from Pieterburen) Website
Moreira, Monastery, Portugal,1701  http://arpschnitgermoreira.blogspot.com/
Facebook organist of the church Henrique Rodriguez
Article (in German) by Dr. Gerhard Doderer
Nieuw Scheemda, Hervormde Kerk,1698 Website
Neuenfelde, 1688  http://www.schnitgerorgel.de 
  http://www.sfchristo.net/neuenfelde.html
Noordbroek, Hervormde Kerk,1696 http://www.schnitgerorgel.nl
Norden, St. Ludgeri, 1688, 1692 http://norden-ludgeri.de 
Pellworm, Alte Kirche,1710/11  http://www.alte-kirche.de
Sneek, Grote Kerk, 1711 Website
Steinkirchen, St. Martini et Nicolai,1687 Website
Uithuizen, Hervormde Kerk, 1701 Website
Weener, Reformierte Kirche,1710 Website
   
Last organs, which Schnitger himself did not complete
Zwolle, Grote Kerk,1719-1721  Website
Itzehoe, St. Laurentzius,1719 (Only case and part of the front pipes survived) Website
   
Organs which could be from Arp Schnitger  
Faro, Cathedral, Portugal, 1701  Article (in German) by Dr. Gerhard Doderer Photo Church
Calberlah, Kapelle,16xx  Website of the church
   
New built organs which still exist (organcase only)
Abbehausen, 1710  
Accum St. Willehad, 1705  
Bülkau, 1677/79  
Clausthal-Zellerfeld, St. Salvator, 1702  Website
Deyelsdorf, 1694 (in 1701 from Hamburg to Greifswald, in 17xx tot Deyelsdorf)

Website

Estebrügge, 1702  
Eutin, Schlosskapelle, 1693  
Golzwarden, 1698  
Jork, 1679, 1709  Website of the church
Königs-Wusterhausen,1714??? Website, Website Kirchenmusik
Oederquart St. Johannes, 1682  
Pieterburen, Hervormde Kerk,1700  
Rendsburg, Christkirche, 1716  
Strückhausen, 1697  
Wegeleben,1698 (Before in Gross-Quenstedt and Magdeburg)  
   

New built organs which still exist (No case, only pipework)

Ferwerd, Hervormde Kerk, 1704/05?, new organ 1872 

Website of the church

Lenzen (Elbe), 1759 (in 1747 from Hamburg, St. Georg)

Website 

   

Reconstructed organs

 

Berlin-Charlottenburg, Eosanderkapelle, 1706, burned 1944, 1970 reconstruction by Schuke

 

Groningen, Lutherse kerk, 2017 reconstruction byBernard Edskes, Website
   

New built organs which were destroyed or replaced with a new organ

Achim, 1699, new organ, 1889

 

Bardenfleth, St. Anna, new organ, 1707  
Berlin, St. Nikolai, new organ, 1846

 

Berlin, St. Sebastian, new organ,1774

 

Bremen, Dom, 1698. new organ, 1849

 

Bremen, St. Pauli, 1718, bombed, 1944

 

Bremen, St. Stephanie, 1698, burned in 1754

 

Bremen, St. Remberti, 1709, New organ, 1737

 

Bremen, several residence organs

 

Buxtehude, St. Petri, burned in 1853

 

Dargun, Schlosskirche, 1700, destroyed, 1945

 

Esenshamm, 1705, new organ, 1877

 

Groningen, Collegium Musicum?, 1695, disappeared after 1745

 

Groningen, Der Aa Kerk, 1694, destroyed by collapse of the tower 1724

 

Groningen, Lutherse Kerk, 1699, new organ 1896

 

Groningen, residence-organ for a cantor, 1695

 

Gross Ottersleben, 1693 (in 1807 moved to Hohenwarsleben)

Website

Hagelberg, 1693, disappeared

 

Hamburg, Dreifaltigkeitskirche Hamm, 1694/95, new organ, 1834

 

Hamburg, Evangelisch Reformierte Kirche Altona, 1687, New organ, 1832

Website

Hamburg, Moorburg, 1695, new organ, 1878

Website

Hamburg, Nienstedten, 1680, new organ 1906

Website

Hamburg, St. Jacobi, Positif, 1691

 

Hamburg, St. Johannis, Eppendorf, new organ, 1872  Website
Hamburg, St. Michaelis, 1712-1715, burned in 1750

Website

Hamburg, St. Nikolai, 1682-1687, burned in 1842

 

Hamburg, St. Pauli, 1688, new organ, 1721

 

Hamburg, residence-organ for Caspar Anckelmann, 1693

 

Hamburg, residence-organ for D. Abraham Hinckelmann, 1690

 

Hamburg, residence-organ for Frau Fittsche or Fritsche, 16??

 

Hamburg, residence-organ for Herr Koppesohn, 16??

 

Itzehoe, organ for a lawyer, 1705?, disappeared

 

Kiel, Schlosskapelle, 1702/06, burned in 1838

 

Lamstedt, 1692, new organ, 1907

Website

Leeuwarden, Lutherse Kerk, 1704?, new organ 1800

Website

Lübeck, Dom, 1696-1699, bombed 1942

Website

Langenweddingen, 1703, new organ, 1907

 

Leer, Lutherkirche, 1714, new organ, 1795

Website

Magdeburg, Kloster Berge, 1699

 

Magdeburg, Nonnenkloster, 17..?, disappeared

 

Magdeburg, St. Johannis, 1695, bombed 1945

Website

Magdeburg, St. Ulrich, 1700, bombed 1945

Website

Middelstum, Hervormde Kerk, 1695, new organ, 1863

Website

Neuenkirchen, 1705, new organ, 1885

 

Oldenbrok, 1696-1697, new organ, 1754 (in 1754 moved to Atens)

 

Osternburg??, 1715, disappeared, ????

 

Pieterburen, borg Dijksterhuis??, 1702, disappeared, ????

 

Church of one Jonkheer (squire) Poteck, 1694

 

Rastede, 1709, new organ, 1871

Website

Sandesneben, 1702, new organ, 1876

Website

Scharmbeck, St. Wilhaldi, 1678, new organ, 1734  Website
Schwei, 1683, new organ, 1734, See Atens

Website

Selsingen?, 1685, new organ 1798 Website
Sittensen, 1694/95, new organ, 1862

Website

Stade, St. Wilhadi, 1678, burned in 1724

Website

Stade, residence-organ for Johann Dieckmann, 1694

 

Stade, residence-organ for an "Oberinspektor", 1698

 

Stade, residence-organ for Samuel Baldovius

 

Stettin, St. Jacobi, bombed, 1944

Website

The Hague, 1695, Residence organ for Mr. Gebhard

 

Wittmund, 1684, new organ, 1775

Website

   
Reconstructed and enlarged organs

Beverstedt, 1709

Website

Bremen, St. Martini, 1705-1709

Website

Bremen, St.Ansgari, 1718

Website

Elmshorn, St. Nikolai, 1684 Website
Flensbrug, St. Nikolai, 1707-1709 

Website

Groningen, St. Martini, 1692

Website

Himmelpforten, St. Marien, 1677

Website

Kirchlinteln, 1677

Website

Langwarden, 1704/1705

 

Mittelnkirchen, St. Bartholomäus, 1688 Website

Peize, Hervormde Kerk, 1696

 

Stade, St. Nikolai, 1677

 

   

Reconstructed and enlarged organs, destroyed or replaced with a new organ

Bernau, St. Marien, new organ, 1864

 

Bremen, Liebfrauenkirche, 1700, new organ, 1874

 

Delmenhorst, Stadtkirche, 1707, new organ,1880

 

Eckwarden, 1705, new organ, 1856

 

Hamburg, St. Gertrud, 1700, burned in 1842

 

Hamburg-Altona, Hauptkirche, 1704, disappeared, 1743

 

Jade, 1705, new organ, 1739

 

Lunsen, 1710, new organ 18..

 

Magdeburg, St. Jacobi, 1698-1703, bombed 1945

 

Magdeburg, St. Petri, 1699

 

Niehove, Hervormde Kerk, 1692

 

Stollhamm, 1707, new organ, 1848

 

Uithuizermeeden, Hervormde Kerk, 1692

 

Verden-Aller, Dom, 1696, new organ, 1850  
   

Repaired organs

Assel, 1678

 

Borstel, St. Nikolai, 1677 Website

Freiburg, Niederelbe, 1677

 

Hamburg, Kirchwerder, 1681

Website

Cuxhaven-Ritzebüttel, 1702

 

Noordwolde, 1695

 

Osten, 1680

 

Waddens, 1713, new organ, 1883

 

Zeerijp, 1695

 

   

Repaired organs, destroyed or replaced with new ones

Burhave, 1705,new organ, 1879

 

Delfzijl, 1691 ,destroyed, 1814

 

Hamburg, Dom, 1701, bombed, 1944

 

Hamburg, St. Maria Magdalena, 1691, sold to Braunschweig?, 1807

 

Hamburg-Steinbek, 169., burned in 1881/td>

 

Hamburg, St. Nikolai, little organ, 1701, sold to an unknown place in 1819

 

Hamburg, St. Petri, 1689 burned in 1842

 

Magdeburg, St. Katharinen, 1706, new organ 1798

 

Oldenburg, St. Lamberti, new organ,1800

 

Ratzeburg, Dom, 1698, new organ, 1880

 

Ratzeburg, Stadkirche, 1702, new organ 1791

 

Siddeburen Hervormde Kerk, 1701, new organ, 1821

 

Twielenfleth, 1705, new organ, 1860

 

   
Organs which could possibly be attributed to Schnitger
Hamburg, Pesthofkirche, 1686  
   

Organs for which Schnitger made a proposal

Amsterdam, Ronde Lutherse Kerk, 1701, 1715

 

Basedow, 1681? (German language)

 

Berne, St. Aegidus, 1709

 

Güstrow, Pfarrkirche, 1681 and 1699

 

Lüneburg, St. Michaelis, 1683

 

Lüneburg, St. Johannis, 1683

 

Magdeburg, Dom, 1699

 

Meppel, Hervormde Kerk, 171x

 

Oberndorf, Niederelbe, 1683

 

Uppsala, Sweden, 1676

 

   

Modern copies of Schnitger instruments

Amilly, St. Martin Bertrand Cattiaux, 2009
Basel, Waisenhauskirche (CH) Bernhardt Edskes 1994
Belfort, St. Jean Marc Garnier 1984Picture
Béthune St. Vaast (F),  Orgelbau Felsberg, 2001
Bodin kirke, Führer, 2003
Emmen, Gereformeerd Vrijgemaakte Kerk Reil, 1987, (burned in 1992)
Glasgow, University Strathclyde Barony Hall Kögler, 2010
Göteborg, Örgryte nya kyrka, GOArt-Göteborg, 2000

Lübeck, Dom

Plans to reconstruct the Arp Schnitger organ

New Haven, Connecticut,Yale University, Marquand Chapel Taylor & Boody Opus 55 reconstruction of the organ in Lüdingworth, without the pedal towers
Pinerolo Chiesa Parrocchiale Madonna di Fatima 2011 Bottega Organaria
Scheveningen, Prinses Julianakerk Reil, 1973
Soeul, Korean National University of Arts, 2016, GoArt  
Ithaca, NY, Cornel University Anabel Taylor Chapel Parsons Pipe Organ Builders, 2010



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