Gerhardt-Organ in the Feudal Church of Kleinliebenau

Short facts

The organ in Kleinliebenau was built using older parts in approx. 1880.

Friedrich Gerhardt (1826 - 1922) of Kölleda mastered organ building under E. S. Hesse in Dachwig, near Erfurt. Afterwards, he was employed, among others, at Kreutzbach (Borna), Buchholz (Berlin) and Schmidt (Oldenburg) In 1853, he founded his own company in Kölleda. From 1863 - 1894 he had his workshop in Merseburg. The current catalogue encompasses 48 organs. The organ in Kleinliebenau was constructed using older pieces (pedal windchest and two bellows) in around 1880. The contract has not yet been found. In 1918, the specification was extended by the addition of Gabme 8'. I/6 In 2012, a complete restoration was completed by the Restaurierungswerkstatt (restoration workshop), Joh. Lindner (Radebeul).

Text: Klaus Gernhardt

- Visitor bathroom available

Specification stop list

Manual (C-f´´´)

1 Principal 8´
2 Hollow flute 8´
3 Octave 4´
4 Octave 2´
5 Gambe (from 1918) 8´
Pedal (C-d´´)
6 Sub-bass 16´
Pedal coupler

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Gerhardt-Organ in the Feudal Church of Kleinliebenau
Gutshofstraße 15
04435 Schkeuditz

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Phone: +49 (0)177 2435964

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