Most churches with historical organs have some form of
heating. Veel kerken met historische orgels hebben een vorm van
In quite a number of cases the heating in a building was the major
cause of decline of the instruments. That is the reason why there are
set requirements as to heating, certainly after restorations.
What is the effect of heating on wooden instruments? And what does this mean for climate control?
>> Read more about Climate control in churches.
Construction work is often planned in a space where an organ is
located. Construction dust is a threat to the organ. Flentrop's advice
about protective measures is often sought in those instances. We use a
protocol in these cases.
>> Read more about Protection against construction dust
St. Catherin's organ in Hamburg is a
special organ, with a history from around 1400. In 1720 Johan
Sebastiaan Bach played the organ and numerous sources tell about his
great enthusiasm for the organ. After the bombing of Hamburg in
World War II, the organ was destroyed. In the following years arises
the wish to reconstruct the organ, that Bach was so excited about: "An
organ for Bach (Eine Orgel für Bach)."
>> Artikel Een orgel voor Bach in Hamburg, Orgelnieuws