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300th Anniversary of Arp Schnitger's death Hamburg

PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:53 am
by amun
2019 will be the 300th Anniversary of Arp Schnitger's death, a reason for cultural organisations in Hamburg, Germany, to organize a "Arp Schnitger Year" and present the town as "Orgelstadt Hamburg".

The "Play Arp" gadget is part of the advertisement.

https://www.orgelstadt-hamburg.de/ Sorry, there is no English version, but surfing is quite informative.

Amongst the top-ten organs, which will presented in concerts all over the year, are
- the famous St.Jacobi organ (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schnitger_organ_(Hamburg),
- the new Klais (Elb-Philharmonie) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elbphilharmonie) and the
- WELTE broadcasting organ in it original place (http://translate.google.de/translate?js ... l=de&tl=en)

amun