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Geißler organ in Frauenkirche Groitzsch

Generally overhauled in 2007

Geißler organ in the Frauenkirche in Groitzsch
© D. Wadewitz

After his apprenticeship, Conrad Geißler (1825 - 1897) directed his own workshop at Weinecke, Ladegast, Mende and Walcker from 1852 - 1897 in Eilenburg. During this time, he built approx. 120 organs. A close relationship between Ladegast and Geißler developed after Geißler's participation at Ladegast. Between 1864 and 1873, as part of this assignment, he manufactured four organs. He built his biggest organ, with three consoles and 44 stops, for the Town Church in Torgau (no longer preserved). In 1885, Conrad Geißler built the two-manual organ in Groitzsch with mechanical action and frictional wind chests. II On 17/2007, a general overhaul was undertaken by the Bochmann company in Kohren-Sahlis.

Text: Klaus Gernhardt

Specification stop list

Hauptwerk (C-f´´)
1 Bordun 16´
2 Principal 8´
3 Hollow flute 8´
4 Octave 4´
5 Gemshorn 4´
6 Octave 2´
7 Quinte 1 1/3´
8 3-fold mixture

Oberwerk (C-f´´´)
9 Gedackt 8´
10 Principal 4´
11 Wood flute 2´
12 Schwiegel 1´
13 2-fold Sesquialter

Pedal (C-d´)
14 Cello 16´
15 Sub-bass 16´
16 Principal bass 8´
17 Choral flute 4´

Manual coupler
Pedal coupler

Informations

location Frauenkirche Groitzsch
Wiesengasse 1
04539 Groitzsch
phone +49 (0)34296 42211 Pfarramt
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contact person

Evangelical Lutheran Parish Office Groitzsch
Kantor Dirk Zimmermann
Wiesengasse 1
04539 Groitzsch
Phone: +49 (0)34296 369392