The Manderscheidt ORGAN (1655)
St.Nicolas Cathedral, fribourg

the organ of St.Nicolas Cathedral in Fribourg

built by Sebald Manderscheidt, 1655

restored by Kuhn, 1996

 

History

GALLERY

C,D,E,F,G,A–c3

Principal 8

Secund Principal 8

Fiffera (from c) 8

Coppel 8

Octava 4

Fleüten in Octava 4

Fleüten in Quint 2 2⁄3

Super Octava 2

Quint 1 1/3

Mixtur 3 ranks 1

 

C,D,E,F,G,A–c3

Copula 8

Principal 4

Fleüten 4

Octave 2

Zimbel 2 ranks 1 1/3

Regal 8

 

C,D,E,F,G,A–a

Sub Bassus 16

Posaunen 8

Tremblant

Calcant

Clochette du souffleur

 

Subsemitones (on both manuals):
d#/eb, g#/ab, d#1/eb1, g#1/ab1, d#2/eb2

Meantone temperament

AUDIO

 

Maurizio Croci, Sebald Manderscheidt organ in St. Nicolas’ cathedral (1657)

J. J. Froberger (1616-1667):  Fantasia sopra UT, RE, MI, FA, SOL, LA
Recording: A. Chenna / Music Direction: A. Dandolo / ©Académie d’Orgue de Fribourg, May 2005