Archives for January 2015

Day 11 – Wednesday, May 18, 2011 The final day of our tour  It is hard to believe that I have been with this group for 11 days looking at pipe organs all over Northern Germany. Our final day began in Verden, where we heard the 1916 Furtwaengler & Hammer organ in Sts. Maria & Caecilia
Day 10 – Tuesday, May 17, 2011 We left Cuxhaven and the North Sea coast early this morning, beginning the long drive inland to the Bremen area and our last hotel. The first organ today was in Osterholz-Scharmbeck, at the Willehadi Kirche which was completed by Erasmus Bielfeldt in 1748. It is preserved almost true to
Day 9 – Monday – May 16, 2011 Rain is in the forecast for the day. Petrikirche – a brand new organ by Woehl in French romantic style, with many beautiful 8 foot stops. This is the 3rd in this turn-of-the-century church; they decided that, with all of the historic German-style organs around, they’d do something
Day 8 – Sunday, May 15, 2011 A more relaxed start this morning, we weren’t required to be on the bus until 10 30am, a welcome change that allowed us to catch up on some sleep. We drove a short distance to Altenbruch for the 11am Lutheran Service, arriving just a little late. As there was
Day 7 – Saturday, May 14, 2011 After several pleasant nights in Norden/Norddeich, we departed this morning with our ultimate destination Cuxhaven, also on the North Sea coast, and the Strandperle Hotel. This time, most people brought down there own bags so as to minimize confusion with the hotel porters and keep us on schedule