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Details of Cathedral, Merseburg, Germany


Organ History
1629Built
1698Enlarged
1853Rebuilt & enlarged by Ladegast
Status
Unknown
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
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I. Hauptwerk ( CC-g3 56 notes)
1.Sub-Bourdon32 
2.Principal16 
3.Bourdon16 
4.Principal8 
5.Doppel Gedact8 
6.Gamba8 
7.Hohlflote8 
8.Gemshorn8 
9.Quint Gedact5 1/3 
10.Octave4 
11.Gedact4 
12.Gemshorn4 
13.Quint2 2/3 
14.Octave2 
15.Doublette  
16.Mixture  
17.Scharf  
18.Cornet  
19.Fagotto16 
20.Trompette8 
II. Oberwerk ( CC-g3 56 notes)
21.Quintaton16 
22.Principal8 
23.Rohrflote8 
24.Gamba8 
25.Gedact8 
26.Flauto Amabile8 
27.Octave4 
28.Rohrflote4 
29.Spitzflote4 
30.Quint2 2/3 
31.Waldflote2 
32.Terz1 3/5 
33.Sifflote1 
34.Mixture  
35.Schalmey8 
36.Stahlspiel  
III. Rückpositiv ( CC-g3 56 notes)
37.Bourdon16 
38.Principal8 
39.Flauto Traverso8 
40.Quintaton8 
41.Fugara8 
42.Octave4 
43.Gedact4 
44.Octave2 
45.Mixture  
46.Cornett  
47.Oboe8 
IV. Brustwerk ( CC-g3 56 notes)
48.Lieblich Gedact16 
49.Geigen Principal8 
50.Lieblich Gedact8 
51.Salicional8 
52.Flauto Dolce8 
53.Unda Maris8 
54.Octave4 
55.Zartflote4 
56.Salicional4 
57.Nasat2 2/3 
58.Octave2 
59.Cymbale  
60.Progressiv-Harmonica  
61.Æoline16 
Pedal ( CC-f 30 notes)
62.Untersatz32 
63.Principal16 
64.Sub-bass16 
65.Violon Bass16 
66.Salicet Bass16 
67.Grossnasat10 2/3 
68.Principal8 
69.Bass-flote8 
70.Violoncello8 
71.Terz6 2/5 
72.Rohr Quint5 1/3 
73.Octave4 
74.Flote4 
75.Scharf-flote4 
76.Mixture  
77.Cornett  
78.Posaune32 
79.Posaune16 
80.Dulcian16 
81.Trompette8 



List of Organists
Valentin Hausmann (1678-1736)
-1698Friedrich Alberti (1642-1710)
1848David H. Engel (1816-1877)

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