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Polsbroek, Dutch Reformed Church (1982)

Polsbroek, Dutch Reformed Church (1982) Maarten Rog

For long it was unclear who built the original 19. Century organ. It seemed to be a piece of art made by Hermanus Holtgräve, and was delivered in 1879. During a restauration project by Verweys in 1944, all original facade pipes were replaced by poor pipes made of zinc. In 1981/1982 Van den Heuvel reconstructed the organ in original style and added a second manual. Also the facade pipes, made of tin,  became new. The inaugural concert took place on March 1982 by Jan J. van den Berg.

Additional Info

  • Location: Polsbroek (NL)
  • Inauguration: Saturday, 20 March 1982
  • Activity: Restauratie
  • Stoplist:

    Hoofdwerk (I), C-f3
    Bourdon 16'
    Prestant 8'
    Holpijp 8'
    Viola di Gamba 8'
    Octaaf 4'
    Fluit 4'
    Octaaf 2'*
    Mixtuur III-IV*
    Cornet IV (MC)
    Trompet 8'* (bass/treble)

    Bovenwerk (II), C-f3
    Holpijp 8'
    Fluit Travers 8'
    Roerfluit 4'
    Nasard 2 2/3'
    Gemshoorn 2'
    Dulciaan 8'
    Tremulant

    Pedaal, C-d1
    Bourdon 16' (Hoofdwerk)

    Couplers
    Bovenwerk/Hoofdwerk
    Hoofdwerk/Pedaal

    Combination Hoofdwerk*

    Mechanical key and stop action.


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