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Cappel, St. Petri und Pauli

Cappel, St. Petri und Pauli

Arp Schnitger 1680 for Hamburg St. Johannis, including the use of parts of previous organs; transfer to Cappel in 1816.

State of preservation: majority original.

Schnitger reused in his organ for Hamburg St. Johannis (now Cappel) a considerable number or pipes from older organs, as he often did; in this organ predominantly in the main organ. An organ this size with two manuals and about 20 to 30 stops resembled the common ideas of an organ for a minor town parish. So organs of that kind of nonetheless impressive size needed certain cuts in costs. Schnitger's use of functioning older parts show both a respect for quality work of his predecessors and economic reason as well.




Manual C, D, E-c3 (split short octave); Pedal C, D-d1.


Quintadena 16’ (before Schnitger)
Principal 8’ (Schnitger)
Hollfloit 8’ (majority before Schnitger)
Octave 4’ (before Schnitger)
Spitzfloit 4’ (Schnitger)
Nasat 3’ (before Schnitger)
Rauschpfeife 2 2/3’+2’ 2f. (Schnitger)
Gemshorn 2’ (vor Schnitger)
Mixtur 1 1/3’ 5-6f. (Schnitger)
Zimbel 3f. (most Schnitger)
Trommette 8’ (before Schnitger)

Gedackt 8’ (majority before Schnitger)
Quintadena 8’ (Schnitger)
Principal 4’ (Schnitger)
Floit 4’ (Schnitger)
Octave 2’ (Schnitger)
Siffloit 1½’ (Schnitger)
Sexquialtera 2f. (Schnitger; C-H: 1 1/3’+4/5’;
     c: 22/3’+13/5’)
Tertzian 1 3/5’+1 1/3’ 2f. (Schnitger)
Scharff 1’ 4-6f. (Schnitger)
Dulcian 16’ (Schnitger/1982)

Untersatz 16’ (before Schnitger)
Octave 8’ (before Schnitger)
Octave 4’ (Schnitger)
Nachthorn 2’ (Schnitger)
Rauschquinte 22/3’+2’ 2f. (Schnitger)
Mixtur 2’ 4-6f. (Schnitger, except highest rank new)
Posaune 16’ (Schnitger)
Trompete 8’ (Schnitger)
Cornet 2’ (partly Schnitger)

Tremulant, Zimbelstern, chord chimes, 3 stop knobs


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