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Details of Cathedral, Cologne, Germany


Organ History
1572Built by Nikolaus Niehoff
1600Repaired by Nikolaus Niehoff
1734Repaired by Johann Jakob Schmitt of Mülbeim
1817Rebuilt & enlarged by Engelbert Maas
1821Rebuilt & enlarged by Engelbert Maas
Status
Destroyed
Sources
J. I. Wedgwood - “Some Continental Organs and their Makers”, 1910.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
340---

I. Hauptwerk ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Principal16 
2.Octave8 
3.Viol di Gamba8 
4.Hohlflote8 
5.Super-octave4 
6.Rauschwerk2 2/3 
7.Flautin2 
8.Cymbale  
9.Sesquialtera2 2/3 
10.Posaune16 
11.Trompette8 
II. Oberwerk ( CC-f3 54 notes)
12.Principal8 
13.Rohrflote8 
14.Viola di Gamba8 
15.Queerflote8 
16.Rohrflote4 
17.Super-octave2 
18.Cornett  
19.Contra Faggott16 
20.Clarion8 
21.Krumhorn8 
22.Glockenspiel  
III. Echowerk ( CC-f3 54 notes)
23.Hohlflote8 
24.Queerflote8 
25.Prestant4 
26.Hohflote4 
27.Super-octave2 
28.Super-flote2 
29.Quint-flote1 1/3 
30.Cymbale  
31.Clarinette8 
Pedal ( CCC-c 25 notes)
32.Contra Violin16 
33.Sub-bass16 
34.Violin8 
35.Octave Sub-bass8 
36.Super-octave4 
37.Posaune16 
38.Trompette8 
39.Clarion4 
40.Clarinett2 

Organ History
Proposed specification by A. W. Gottschalg
Status
Proposed
Sources
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
4104-13-

I. Positiv ( CC-g3 56 notes)
1.Principal16 
2.Flute Conique16 
3.Contra Fagotto16 
4.Principal8 
5.Double Gedackt8 
6.Salicional8 
7.Rohrflote8 
8.Dolce8 
9.Quintaton8 
10.Bassoon and Clarionet8 
11.Trompette Harmonique8 
12.Quint Flute5 1/3 
13.Gambette4 
14.Octave Flute4 
15.Fugara4 
16.Viola4 
17.Clarion Conique4 
18.Gemshorn Quint2 2/3 
19.Wald Flute2 
20.Doublette2 
21.Cornet  
22.Mixture  
iSchwellwerk to Positiv  
iiSchwellwerk Octave to Positiv  
iiiSchwellwerk Sub-ocatve to Positiv  
II. Hauptwerk ( CC-g3 56 notes)
23.Manual Untersatz32 
24.Principal16 
25.Gamba16 
26.Flauto Major16 
27.Bombarde16 
28.Principal No. 18 
29.Principal No. 28 
30.Viol di Gamba8 
31.Double Flute8 
32.Fugara8 
33.Hohlflote8 
34.Tromba8 
35.Trombone8 
36.Quint5 1/3 
37.Octave4 
38.Rohrflote4 
39.Gemshorn4 
40.Clarion4 
41.Twelfth2 2/3 
42.Fifteenth2 
43.Clarinet2 
44.Octave Fifteenth1 
45.Grand Cornet10 2/3 
46.Mixture4 
47.Mixture2 2/3 
48.Sharp Mixture2 
ivPositiv to Hauptwerk  
vSchwellwerk to Hauptwerk  
viSolowerk to Hauptwerk  
viiHauptwerk Octave  
III. Schwellwerk ( CC-g3 56 notes)
49.Bourdon16 
50.Euphone16 
51.Gemshorn8 
52.Flute Harmonique8 
53.Keraulophon8 
54.Bourdon8 
55.Cor Anglais8 
56.Bassoon Oboe8 
57.Vox Humana8 
58.Voix Celeste8 
59.Trompette Harmonique 8  
60.Viole d’Amour8 
61.Rohr Quint5 1/3 
62.Violin Principal4 
63.Traversflote4 
64.Dulciana4 
65.Clarion4 
66.Piccolo Harmonique2 
67.Echo Cornet4 
68.Sesquialtera  
69.Harmonia Ætheria2 
70.Tremulant  
viiiSolowerk to Schwellwerk  
IV. Solowerk ( CC-g3 56 notes)
71.Lieblich Gedackt16 
72.Fernflote8 
73.Echo Dulciana8 
74.Vox Angelica8 
75.Harmonica8 
76.Corno di Bassetto8 
77.Tuba Mirabilis8 
78.Klein Gedackt4 
79.Orchestral Flute4 
80.Violin4 
81.Flageolet2 
ixSolowerk Octave  
Pedal ( CCC-d 27 notes)
82.Principal Bass32 
83.Grand Bourdon32 
84.Contra Bombarde32 
85.Contra Bass16 
86.Principal Bass16 
87.Sub-Bass16 
88.Violin bass16 
89.Bourdon16 
90.Contra Fagotto16 
91.Bass Trombone16 
92.Quint Bass10 2/3 
93.Violoncello8 
94.Octave Bass8 
95.Flute Bass8 
96.Gedackt Bass8 
97.Bassoon8 
98.Trombone8 
99.Posaune8 
100.Great Third6 3/5 
101.Octave Quint5 1/3 
102.Fifteenth4 
103.Octave Flute4 
104.Juba Clarion4 
105.Cornet2 
xPositiv to Pedal  
xiHauptwerk to Pedal  
xiiSchwellwerk to Pedal  
xiiiSolowerk to Pedal  

Organ History
1899Rebuilt & enlarged by W. Schäben
Status
Unknown
Sources
J. I. Wedgwood - “Some Continental Organs and their Makers”, 1910.

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
350---

I. Hauptwerk ( CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Prinzipal16 
2.Bordun16 
3.Prinzipal major8 
4.Prinzipal minor8 
5.Gedackt8 
6.Flaut major8 
7.Gamba8 
8.Quintatön8 
9.Quinte5 1/3 
10.Octave4 
11.Viola4 
12.Quinte2 2/3 
13.Octave2 
14.Mixtur  
15.Cimbal  
16.Trompete16 
17.Trompete8 
18.Bordun8 
19.Portunalflöte4 
20.Quintflöte2 2/3 
21.Superflöte2 
22.Terz1 3/5 
II. Positiv ( CC-f3 54 notes)
23.Hohlslöte8 
24.Praestant4 
25.Octav-hohlflöte4 
26.Quinteflöte2 2/3 
27.Superoctave2 
28.Querflöte8 
29.Cimbal8 
30.Superflöte2 
31.Clarinette8 
III. Kleinmanual ( CC-f3 54 notes)
32.Principal8 
33.Dolce8 
34.Rohrflöte8 
35.Flauto traverso8 
36.Salicional8 
37.Krumhorn8 
38.Æoline8 
39.Vox celestis8 
40.Rohrflöte4 
41.Glockenspiel  
Pedal
42.Sub-bass16 
43.Contra violon16 
44.Octav-sub-bass8 
45.Violon8 
46.Superoctav4 
47.Posaune16 
48.Trompete8 
49.Claron4 
50.Clainettbass2 



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