Organs by Silbermann at Freiberg Cathedral

Ansicht der Großen Silbermannorgel im Freiberger Dom St. Marien aus dem Kirchenschiff

The great organ on the western gallery was built by Gottfried Silbermann between 1711 and 1714. It was the first “big” organ by this 27 year old organ builder. In its conception (ingeniously combining the French-Alsatian and Middle German styles), in its excellent craftsmanship and in its astoundingly precise voicing, this instrument sports truly unique qualities. Here, in the Freiberg Cathedral Organ, Silbermann merged different styles in a way he would never repeat again.

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