J.L. van den Heuvel Orgelbouw B.V. - Home http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/component/content/?view=featured Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:53:04 +0100 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Rugpositief for Gereformeerde Gemeente, Opheusden http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/280-rugpositief-voor-gereformeerde-gemeente-van-opheusden-en.html http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/280-rugpositief-voor-gereformeerde-gemeente-van-opheusden-en.html

In 2016 the Gereformeerde Gemeente of Opheusden build a new church with seating for 1.700 people. The existing Van den Heuvel organ (2002, 29IIP) was relocated to the new church. The pedal was enlarged by an Quintbas 10 2/3' with open pipes of mahogany. The enlargement with a Rugpositief was prepared for: an new 3 manual console was made and also the Rugpositief case was crafted. At the end of 2017 the church could commission the actual Rugpositief after recieving a subtiantal gift. The new Rugpositief will consist of 10 speaking stops. Deliviery is expected in the summer of 2018.

martijn.e.v.d.horst@gmail.com (Martijn) Featured News Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:29:44 +0100
Restauration Van Dam organ (1872), Nunspeet http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/274-restauratie-orgel-hervormde-dorpskerk-nunspeet-en.html http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/274-restauratie-orgel-hervormde-dorpskerk-nunspeet-en.html
front300x325 December 2017 the contract was signed for the resoration of the L. van Dam organ (22/IIP) organ in the Dorpskerk of Nunspeet (NL). In 1872 L. van Dam constructed the organ with 17 stops on two manuals with pull down pedals. It was placed at the west wall of the church. After the church was enlarged the organ was moved to the new part of the church by E. Leeflang in 1960. In the years 1967/1968 the organ was modified and enlarged with a 5 pedal stops. We expect the restoration to be completed in 2019. Organconsultant Herman G. Kamp will over see the project.



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J.L. van den Heuvel orgel for sale (1986, 7IIIp) http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/277-j-l-van-den-heuvel-orgel-te-koop-1986-7iiip-2-en.html http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/277-j-l-van-den-heuvel-orgel-te-koop-1986-7iiip-2-en.html

orgue02 300x400In 1986 we designed and built a practice organ (III/P, 7 stops) for Professeur Donna Autula in Angoulême, France. The organ case is made from mahogany wood. There is a room reservation for a Positif division. The stop knobs are already installed. Since a few years Mrs Autula is retired as organ professor from the conservatory and now she requested us to find a new destignation for her practice organ. The organ can be visited and played in her music room.

martijn.e.v.d.horst@gmail.com (Martijn) Featured News Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:32:51 +0100
New organ for the Hersteld Hervormde Church of Lunteren http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/271-hersteld-hervormde-kerk-in-lunteren-en.html http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/271-hersteld-hervormde-kerk-in-lunteren-en.html

The Hersteld Hervormde Gemeente of Lunteren recieves in their new church building a complete new organ with 3 manuals and 45 stops.

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The plans for the new organ are finalised and the members of the church were informed of the commission.

kerk300x228The Hersteld Hervormde Gemeente is currently building a traditional church seating 1.200 people. The design is by architect Marco Born.

Already in 2008 Van den Heuvel Orgelbouw was involed in the plans of the church to get to an optimal acoustic church building.

The organ will have 3 manuals and pedal and includes a 14 stops swell division. The sound will be wealthy, solistic and singing: a real 'Dutch' organ optimal for community singing but also fit for as a solo instrument. The classical organ case design by Van den Heuvel Orgelbouw will be crafted of first class European oak.

Expected delivery is will be in 2019.

martijn.e.v.d.horst@gmail.com (Martijn) Featured News Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:48:39 +0100
Organ Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/268-organ-stedelijk-museum-schiedam-en.html http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/268-organ-stedelijk-museum-schiedam-en.html

front200x276The central hall of the current Stedelijk Museum of Schiedam was

De aula van het huidige Stedelijk Museum te Schiedam was formerly in use by the Walloon Municipality. The building was also known as the Gasthuiskerk because it belonged to the Sint Jacobsgasthuis.

In 1773 Hess constructed an organ for this church. It was inaugurated on september 9, 1773. The organ was played by Joachim Hess, organist of Gouda and by the local organist Hagen jr.

Recently we renovated the organ which was unplayable for several years. Consultant was the well known city organist Arjen Leistra. The works consists of repairs of the two large wedge bellows, cracked wind trunks, optimalisation of the windsupply, restoration of the pipe work and voicing corrections. Also a new humidifier was installed.

Stop list:

Manuaal C-e3: Prestant 8' B/D, Bourdon 16' B/D (completely oak), Fluit Travers 8' D (oak), Holpijp 8' (bass oak), Octaaf 4', Fluit 4', Quintprestant 3' B/D, Superoctaaf 2', Flageolet 1' B/D, Cornet IV D (8'+4'+3 1/5'+2 2/3'), Mixtuur II-III 2' B/D, Trompet 8' B/D

Pedaal C-b0: Bourdon 16' (borrowed)

martijn.e.v.d.horst@gmail.com (Martijn) Featured News Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:48:39 +0200
Hersteld Hervormde Church in Ouderkerk aan de IJssel http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/265-hersteld-hervormde-church-in-ouderkerk-aan-de-ijssel.html http://vandenheuvel-orgelbouw.nl/en/home/11-news/265-hersteld-hervormde-church-in-ouderkerk-aan-de-ijssel.html

September 22, 2017 the organ (III/P, 37 stops) of the Hersteld Hervormde Church in Ouderkerk aan de IJssel (NL) was inaugurated with a concert by organists Arie van der Vlist, Pieter Geneugelijk, Klaas van Reenen und Thijs Doeland.


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Monday august 14th the assembly of the organ in the church of Ouderkerk aan den IJssel has started.

Pictures of the first and second week:

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Installing the big façade pipes:


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The gallery rail is already placed in the church. The organ assembly will start after the holidays on august 14th.

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More pictures you can find here.

martijn.e.v.d.horst@gmail.com (Martijn) Featured News Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:57:00 +0200