Presentaion

History

Location

Restoration

Organists

The Organ

The Arp Schnitger Organ
01
Trumpeter Angel

He carries a shield of the Franciscan order, which confirms the instrument’s stay in a Portuguese church or convent of that order.


02
Hamburg facade

One of the striking characteristics of Arp Schnitger and his school.

03 Decoration

Left-side angel.

04
Decoration

Carvings added in Mariana.

05 Decoration

Paintings with Chinese motifs.

06
Brustwerk

Its sound can vary in intensity with open or closed stops.

07 Hauptwerk

Has the most important sounds of the organ.

08 Keyboard

Arp Schnitger’s originals, made of ivory (white keys) and ebony (black keys).

09 Pedal

A keyboard like the manuals to be operated by the feet.

10 Drawstops Right side

They allow the organist to select which stops will sound or not.

11

Drawstops Left side

They allow the organist to select which stops will sound or not.