Mariana, Brasil


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1701: New organ by Arp Schnitger for the church of the Franciscans in Lisboa. The organ was installed by the Schnitger pupil Johann Heinrich Ulenkampf.

1752: The organ was moved to Brasil as a present to the bishop of Mariana by John V of Portugal.

1984: Restoration by von Beckerath, Germany.

2001: Bernhardt Edskes restoring the organ

Interview with Bernhardt Edskes about the organ (dutch language)

Article by L.A. Esteves Pereira, published in the Organ Yearbook of 1983, concerning the organs of Faro and Mariana.

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Hauptwerk   Brustwerk   Pedal
Principal 8' Gedackt 8' CDEFGA-c3
Gedackt 8' Holpijp 4'  
Octave 4' Octave 2'  
Flöte 4' Spitzflöte 2'  
Quinte 2 2/3' Quinte 1 1/3'  
Superoctave 2' Sifflet 1'  
Rauschpfeife II Sesquialter II  
Mixtur IV Dulzian 8'  
Trompete 8'      
Vox Humana 8'       

Source:  Churches in Mariana