Photos: Geert Jan Pottjewijd (except exterior)
Leaflet about the organ page 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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)
|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)|
Photo of the
organ from around 1958
Source: Klingende Schätze Orgeln zwischen Elbe und Weser