Episode 013 — Jacobikirche

Heads on the old console stop knobs. It reminds me a little bit of "Guess Who".

Heads on the old console stop knobs. It reminds me a little bit of “Guess Who”.

In the last episode involving our experienced wilderness tracker Ed, we visit the Schnitger organ in Hamburg’s Jacobikirche. In the words of Albert Schweitzer: “This organ will become the pilgrimage destination of all organists of the old and the new world.” Well, it has for at least one lucky Canadian.

 

Schweitzer Jacobi Organ Appraisal

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Episode 012 — The Famous Mr. Walker

Simon spends a day in the bush with the reknowned Walcker tribe, and learns much from their oral history.

 

Walcker Orgelbau at work in Neuwied

Is it a munitions factory? Nope, it’s the innards of a Walcker organ, and yours truly looking like I just won a million dollars!

How a cone-chest works