Dedesdorf, St. Laurentius

Photos: Geert Jan Pottjewijd (except exterior)

Discography
Leaflet about the organ page 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Contract
Article by Harald Vogel in Ars Organi (2000/4) (German)

1698: New organ by Arp Schnitger.

1742: Repairs and enlargement by Eilert Köhler. Changes to the intonation of the Quintadena 8'. Quinta 1 1/3' replaced by a Gemshorn 2'. New pitch. New 6-rank pedal added.

1838: Gerd Janssen Schmid replaced the Mixtur of the Pedal with a Subbass 16'.

1860: Schmid replaced the bellows by four new ones.

1917: Removal of the frontpipes for World War I.

1934: New frontpipes and repairs by Furtwängler & Hammer.

1957: Alfred Führer replaced the Principal 4' by a new one and also replaced parts of the tracker action mechanism.
At the bottom of this page you can find a photo of the organ around 1958

1998: Restoration by Führer (Leader Heiko Lorenz)

Specification: Schnitger (S), Köhler (K), Führer (F), Schmid (SC)

Unterclavier

  Brustwerk

  Pedal

 
Quintaden

8' (S)

Gedackt

8' (F)

Subbass

16' (SC)

Gedackt

4' (S)

Principal

4' (S)

Oktave

8' (K)

Quinta

2 2/3' (S)

Oktav

2' (S)

Octave

4' (K)

Floit

2' (S)

Quinta

1 1/3' (S)

Posaune

16' (K)

Sesquialter

II (S)

    Trompete

8' (K)

Mixtur

IV(S)     Trompete

4' (K)

Trompet

8' (S)

       

 

 

 Dedesdorf, church

Photo of the organ from around 1958
Source: Klingende Schätze Orgeln zwischen Elbe und Weser