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Wilhelm-Rühlmann Organ in the St. Nikolai Church in Bad Düben

Queen of instruments in Bad Düben.

Wilhelm-Rühlmann Organ in the St. Nikolai Church in Bad Düben
© D. Wadewitz

The organ manufacturing workshop, founded by Friedrich Rühlmann (1812 - 1878) in Zörbig, was maintained over generations by his sons Wilhelm Rühlmann I (1842 - 1922) and Theodor Rühlmann II (1847 - 1910) and Willhelm Rühlmann II (1882 - 1964), son of Wilhelm Rühlmann I, until 1945. The organ in Bad Düben is one of approx. 300 instruments made by "Orgelbau-Anstalt W.Rühlmann" (organ manufacturing facility of W.Rühlmann). Wilhelm Rühlmann I built his organ in 1907 behind the case of the previous organ from Johann Carl Friedrich Lochmann from 1819 as Opus 294. III/30. The instrument is played over pneumatic cone valve chests. In 2008, a complete restoration was completed.

Texts: Klaus Gernhardt

Specification stop list

Main Organ (C - f"')
1 Bordun 16'
2 Principal 8'
3 Gambe 8'
4 Hohlflöte 8'
5 Gemshorn 8'
6 Gedackt 8'
7 Octave 4'
8 Flauto harm. 4'
9 Rauschquite 2 fach
10 Mixtur 3 - 5 fach
Oberwerk (C - f"')
11 Gedackt 16'
12 Geigen principal 8'
13 Salicional 8'
14 Traverse flute 8'
15 Doppelflöte 8'
16 Fugara 4'
17 Harmonia aetheria 3 fach
18 Clarinette 8'
Swell pedal (C - f"')
19 Principal 8'
20 Viola 8'
21 Lieblich Gedackt 8'
22 Dolce 8'
23 Vox celeste 8'
24 Rohrflöte 4'
Pedal (C - d')
25 Violon 16'
26 Sub bass 16'
27 Principalbaß 8'
28 Gedackt bass 8'
29 Cello 8'
30 Posaune 16'


location St. Nikolai City Church in Walheim
Kirchplatz 1
04849 Bad Düben
phone 034243 22555
contact person

Evangelical Lutheran Parish Office Bad Düben
Cantor Norbert Britze
Kirchplatz 1
04849 Bad Düben


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