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Historical Organs

Significant historical organs.

Connected Sites

  • Blenheim Palace Willis organ, largest privately owned in Europe
  • Budapest The oldest organ and the only one to survive antiquity was recovered in Aquincum
  • Evora Cathedral organ from the 15th Century
  • Lübeck Arp Scnitzger's famous organ at the cathedral was lost in WWII and reconstructed since.
  • Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France Basilica of St. Sernin, Toulouse: The basilica also contains a large three-manual Cavaillé-Coll organ built in 1888. ... considered to be one of the most important organs in France. (wiki)
  • Strasbourg At Saint Thomas Church, "The church is internationally renowned for its historic and musically-significant organs: the 1741 Silbermann organ, played by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1778 and faithfully restored in 1979 by Alfred Kern; the French organist Louis Thiry recorded the Art of fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach on this organ. Another organ is the 1905 organ (installed in 1906) built by Fritz Haerpfer, following a design by Albert Schweitzer."(wiki)

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