INTERNATIONAL GUEST-ORGANISTS

Welcome to "Marienorgel Witten", Germany!

The Organ

Built in 2009 by Siegfried Schmid, Immenstadt/ Germany

58 stops on 4 manuals and pedal, chimes on all manuals and pedal

Disposition:

I. Hauptwerk (C – c4)

1 Violon 16’

2 Bourdon 16’

3 Principal 8’

4 Gedeckt 8’

5 Doppelflöte 8’

6 Gamba 8’

7 Octave 4’

8 Rohrflöte 4’

9 Superoctave 2’

10 Mixtur maior 2 2/3’

11 Mixtur minor 1/3’

12 Tuba 16’

13 Trompete 8’

II. Positiv (C – c4, swell)

14 Gedeckt 16’

15 Hornprincipal 8’

16 Flöte 8’

17 Salicional 8’

18 Unda maris 8’

19 Praestant 4’

20 Traversflöte 4’

21 Quintflöte 2 2/3’

22 Flautino 2’

23 Terzflöte 1 3/5’

24 Progressiv harmonika 2 2/3’

25 Waldhorn 8’

26 Clarinette 8’

Tremulant

III. Schwellwerk (C – c4, swell)

27 Violoncello 16’

28 Geigenprincipal 8’

29 Nachthorn 8’

30 Lieblich Gedeckt 8’

31 Viola 8’

32 Aeoline 8’

33 Vox coelestis 8’

34 Fugara 4’

35 Concertflöte 4’

36 Violine 4’

37 Piccolo 2’

38 Harmonia aetherea 2 2/3’

39 Bombarde 16’

40 Trompette harmonique 8’

41 Oboe 8’

42 Clairon harmonique 4’

Tremulant

Chimes on all manuals and pedal

IV. Solo (C – c4, swell)

43 Flauta mariana de victoria 8’

44 Stentorgamba 8’

45 Cornett III-V 8’

46 Tuba mirabilis 8’

Pedalwerk (C – g1)

47 Bourdon 32’

48 Principalbaß 16’

49 Contrabaß 16’

50 Subbaß 16’

51 Zartbaß 16’

52 Octavbaß 8’

53 Gedacktbaß 8’

54 Cello 8’

55 Choralbaß 4’

56 Contrabombarde 32’

57 Posaune 16’

58 Trompete 8’

Couplers: Normal, Sub, Super in all manuals and IV-III-II-I

You can see the picture gallery here

 

Concerts

Every year there are several concerts on various themes:

EASTER-CONCERT with popular classical music (1 concert at Easter-Sunday)

JOHANN-SEBASTIAN-BACH-FESTIVAL with music by Bach and others (3 concerts in june/july) 

IMPROVISATION-FESTIVAL with organ-improvisations on special themes (3 concerts in september/october) 

ANNIVERSARY-CONCERT with mixed organ-music of all times (1 concert around the 22nd of november)

CHRISTMAS-CONCERT with european Christmas-music (1 concert at 26th of december) 

If you are interested to play any concert, please contact Dr. Christian Vorbeck (Director of music):

kantor@marienorgel-witten.de

  

Director of Music

Dr. Christian Vorbeck:

- Studies in Catholic Church Music, Organ, Improvisation and Musicology

- Organist and Director of Music in Witten/ St. Marien since 2004

- Several Publications about Organ and Gregorian Chant

- Teacher for Organ and Improvisation at the University of Dortmund/ Germany  

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