Reformierte Kirche Aurich, Germany

Restoration 2003
Gert Sieben Janssen 1838
Restoration of the Great Organ and the Pedal,
reconstruction of the Oberwerk in the style of Janssen.



Great Organ:
Principal


Gedackt
Flaut travers
Viola di Gamba


Octave
Octave
Mixtur III


Trompete



8'


8'
8'
8'


4'
2'
2'


8'

The four biggest pipes are original of oak. The prospect is new
made of tin and the interior pipes of organmetal. The scale is after the
measures in the original front pipe racks reconstructed.
Bass of Janssen, wood. Treble new of organmetal.
Plum, original pipes replaced and missing pipes reconstructed.
Bass of wood. Treble of metal. Split sliders. Scale after Tergast.
The scale of the wooden pipes is reconstructed after the existing
scales of Tergast.
Metal after the reconstructed front scales.
As Octave 4'
Three repetitions C: 2 - 1 1/3 -1
                                c: 2 2/3 - 2 - 1 1/3
                                c: 4 - 2 2/3 - 2
Bas/treble. Boots after the example of Tergast and
Eggelingen. Resonators, shallots and reeds reconstructed.



Oberwerk:
Doppelflöte
Saliciona
Flöte
Flöte
Sesquialtera II

Dulcian

8'
8'
4'
2'


8'

Wood. Original Janssen stop from Pilsum with own suppletion.
Bottom octave combined with Doppelflöte. The other pipes were present.
Stopped of metal. Upper two octaves open, after example in Eggelingen.
As wide open flute 2 foot. Bottom octave stopped. Rest open after Eggelingen.
Front scale C: 1 1/3 - 4/5
                      c: 2 2/3 - 1 3/5
as Trompete



Pedal:
Sub-Bass
Violon-Bass
Super-Octave
Fagott-Bass

16'
8'
4'
16'

Existing, wood
Existing, wood
New of metal
Reconstructed, like Trompete


Couplers: II-I, I-ped,
Tuning: 440 Hz, modified equal temperament
Front: 87,5% tin and 12,5% lead (14 lötig).
Interior pipes: 2 parts lead and 1 part tin.


The restauration report is published by the Ev. Ref. Kirchengemeinde Aurich,
available from Orgelmakerij van der Putten for € 9,50 + forwarding-charces