The Specification of the St. John’s Cathedral Organ

Breslau, Germany


Main Organ

Status
Unkown
Information Source
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

I. Hauptwerk (Tracker - CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Principal16'in front
2.Quintaton16'metal.
3.Octave8'tin. in front
4.Gemshorn8'metal.
5.Salicet8'metal.
6.Quintaton8'metal.
7.Flaut major8'wood.
8.Quint5 1/3'metal.
9.Super-octave4'metal.
10.Rohrflote4'metal.
11.Gemshorn4'metal.
12.Quint2 2/3'metal.
13.Sedecima2'metal.
14.ScharfIVmetal.
15.MixtureVIImetal.
16.Trompette8'tin.
iEchowerk to Hauptwerk  
iiOberwerk to Hauptwerk  
II. Echowerk (Tracker - CC-f3 54 notes)
17.Bourdon16'maple-wood.
18.Principal8'tin.
19.Salicet8'tin.
20.Flaut allemande8'metal.
21.Doppel Rohrflote8'maple.
22.Octave4'tin.
23.Salicet4'tin.
24.Spitzflote4'metal.
25.Doppel Rohrflote4'maple.
26.Nasat2 2/3'metal.
27.Super-octave2'metal.
28.CymbaleIIImetal.
29.MixtureIVmetal.
30.Clarinett8'tin.
III. Oberwerk (Tracker - CC-f3 54 notes)
31.Principal8'tin. in front
32.Gamba8'metal.
33.Flaut Traverse8' 
34.Quintaton8' 
35.Flaut Douce8' 
36.Flaut major8' 
37.Octave4'metal.
38.Flaut minor4'wood.
39.Quint2 2/3'metal.
40.Super-octave2'metal.
41.MixtureIVmetal.
42.Hautbois8'metal.
Pedal (Tracker - CCC-c 25 notes)
43.Principal32'tin to FFFF sharp, and in front ; the lower pipes of wood.
44.Octave16'metal.
45.Violon16'wood.
46.Gamba16'wood.
47.Sub-bass16'oak.
48.Quintaton16'oak.
49.Gemshorn-quit10 2/3'metal.
50.Principal8'tin.
51.Gemshorn8'metal.
52.Violoncello8'wood.
53.Doppelflote8'oak.
54.Quint5 1/3'metal.
55.Sedecima4'metal.
56.Nachthorn4'oak.
57.Posaune32'wood.
58.Posaune16'wood.
59.Fagotto16'wood.
60.Trompette8'tin.
iiiHauptwerk to Pedal  

Choir Organ

Status
Unkown
Information Source
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

I. Hauptwerk (Tracker - CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Principal8' 
2.Gamba8' 
3.Flaut allemande8' 
4.Flaut major8' 
5.Octave4' 
6.Doppel Rohrflote4' 
7.Nasat-quint2 2/3' 
8.Super-octave2' 
9.MixtureIV 
Pedal (Tracker - CCC-c 25 notes)
10.Sub-bass16' 
11.Octave Bass8' 
12.Super-octave4' 
iHauptwerk to Pedal  

Little Organ

Status
Unkown
Information Source
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

I. Hauptwerk (Tracker)
1.Salicet8' 
2.Quintaton8' 
3.Principal4' 
4.Flaut amabile4' 
5.Flaut allemande4' 
6.Quint2 2/3' 
7.Super-octave2' 
8.MixtureIII 



List of Organists
1831-52Bernhard Hahn (1780-1852)
1842-84Dr M. Brosig (1815-1887)
1891-Max Filke (1855-1911)
1935-1945Günther Nierle (1902-1962)
Bernhardt Hahn (1823-1870)

Please note we have not yet completed the full cross index of organists to churches, &c.