Berlin-Charlottenburg, Eosanderkapelle

Soure: (Hans Joachim Paape) Photo of the reconstructed organ  Click at the photo to enlarge

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MP3: Kapel Charlottenburg(D) 1938, Fritz Heitmann (JS Bach, Duetto in F BWV 803) (01)
WWW: Johann Pachelbel, Präludium und Fuge in d. Kurt Mild an der Arp-Schnitger-Orgel der "Eosander-Kapelle" im Charlottenburger Schloss: (02)

1706: New organ by Arp Schnitger.

1868: Repairs by Karl August Buchholz of Berlin.

1888: Replacement of Hoboy 8' and Vox Humana by Gambe and Aeoline by Dinse of Berlin. 

1931-1934: Restoration by Karl Kemper of Lübeck.
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1939: Changes by Karl Schuke of Potsdam.

194x: Removal from the Eosanderkapelle

1944: Destroyed by a fire.

1970: Reconstruction of the instrument by Karl Schuke of Berlin after rebuilding the Eosanderkapelle.

Presentation of the reconstructed organ by Klaus Eichhorn:

I thank Rob Kruijt for providing the photo of this organ, taken before 1940. More photo's from an LP of Pape Verlag nr. FSM 63710POD. Organist is Rudolf Zartner

Original specification:

Hauptwerk   Rückpositif   Pedal  
Principal 8' Principal 8' Subbass 16'
Floite Dues 8' Gedact Lieblich 8' Octav 8'
Gedackt 8' Octav 4' Octav 4'
Oktav 4' Floite Dues 4' Nachthorn 2'
Violdegamb 4' Octav 2' Mixtur VI
Nassat 2 2/3' Waltfloit 2' Posaunen 16'
Super Octav 2' Sesquialt II Trommet 8'
Mixtur IV Scharf III Cornet 2'
Hoboy 8'        
Vox Humana 8'        
Photos of the situation before 1944:

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Console of the organ before 1944

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Tuning of the organ, before 1944. Left the Hauptwerk, and right the Rückpositif

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Hauptwerk case, before 1944

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Hauptwerk windchest, before 1944.

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Rückpositif windchest, before 1944.

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Eosander-Kapelle with the organ, before 1944

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Eosander-Kapelle with the organ before 1944

Photos of the present situation from the book "Orgeln in Berlin" of Dr. Uwe Pape ISBN 3-921140-62-5







  1. E-Mail from Frits Kaan from 14-05-2009 with the cover of the recording and MP3's from the recording.
  2. E-Mail from Rob Krijt d.d. 22.04.2020