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Kath. Pfarrkirche St. Antonius, Düsseldorf-Oberkassel

69 stops

4 manuals

completion of the restoration: 2016

The organ arrangement for Düsseldorf Oberkassel which is just being built is going to be an composition of three instruments that are specially seperated. Already in 2012 the choir organ in the transept was finished, the inauguration of the main organ was in July 2016, and the installation of a distant work positioned at the crossing dome is technically prepared.

The main organ will strictly dispose of single tone controls, the cone chests used come partly from the predecessor's organs of Saint Antonius and the Christian's king's church, partly they were made anew. Also about 70 percent of the pipe work from the called organs find re-use in the new draught.

As an orientation giving base for an organ with recognizably contemporary profile we chose the style of the beginning 20th century. This is marked on the one hand by solid late-romantic basic voice sound, but on the other hand in overtone ranks and mixtures which already brightness and transparency reveal. Among the rest, the interest in many-sided new, also experimental music appears in the availability of several percussion stops (Carillon, Marimba, Vibraphone, Kern Company from Kerpen) as well as in the different possibilities of the single tone control in connection with the system Sinua.

The project was developed under cooperation and consultation by Prof. OSV Reiner Schuhenn, Cologne, and was accompanied till 2014. Since 2015 Ansgar OSV Wallenhorst from Ratingen takes over this job.