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Restoration of the Heyneman-van Hirtum organ in the Sint Willibroduskerk at Esch (2010)

1788: Built by organbuilder Antonius Friedrich Gottlieb Heyneman for the Herv. Kerk van Vught.
1817: The use of the church as bivouac for soldiers had a bad influence on the Instrument, which resulted in a bad condition. The Gebr. Van Hirtum than build a new organ with the use of parts of the Heynemann instrument.
1922: Big changes concerning the disposition and aptitude by the firm Koch & Zn.
1934: Restauration and alerations by the Firm de Koff & Zn.
1962: Instrument placed in Esch by Jan Clerckx.
2010: Restauration and reconstruction by J.C. van Rossum and working partners.

Disposition

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Prestant4 vt.D-e Heyneman rest nieuwHolpijp8 vt.Heyneman
Octaaf2vt.geheel nieuwFlute traver8 vt. discSmits?
mixtuur3 st.bas van Hirtum disc. nieuwFluyt4 vt.Heyneman
Kromhoorn Bas8 vt.nieuwQuintfluit3 vt.deels Heyneman
Calcant2 vt.nieuwTrompet disc.8 vt.nieuw
Klavieromvang C-f´´´Toonhoogte a´ 425,5 Hz bij 24,5°CStemming Valloti
Winddruk 60 mm/wk, twee spaanbalgen met tredeSchilderwerk Gerard de Jongh en medewerkers.
Foto Gerard de Jongh
Photo Gerard de Jongh