Jürgen Ahrend

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Jürgen Ahrend.

Jürgen Ahrend (born 1930) is a German organ builder famous for restoring instruments such as the Rysum organ and the Arp Schnitger organ in St. Jacobi, Hamburg (St James's Church) as well as building original instruments. He is interviewed extensively in the film Martinikerk Rondeau, released in 2009.

Awards[edit]

Works (selection)[edit]

Roman number = number of manuals
Arabian number = number of stops
P = independent pedal
p = pull down pedal
R = restoration
Rc = reconstruction
NB = new built

Ahrend & Brunzema (1954–1971)[edit]

year opus town church picture kind manuals stops information
1954/88 1 Larrelt (D) Larrelt Church Orgel der Larrelter Kirche, Ostfriesland.jpg R I/p 11 organ
1955 4 Westerhusen (D) Westerhusen Church
8072676 Westerhusen Orgel.jpg
R I/p 7 organ
1957 9 Uttum (D) Uttum Church
Uttum Orgel.jpg
R I 9 organ
1957 (1997) 10 Veldhausen (D) Altref. Church
Veldhausen Orgel.JPG
NB I (II/P) 6 (13) [1]
1959/2002 18 Scheveningen (NL) Zorgvlietkerk
Scheveningen Zorgvlietkerk Orgel.jpg
NB III/P 26 [2]
1961 25 Rysum (D) Rysum Church
Rysumorgan.jpg
R I 7 organ
1961 27 Aurich (D) Lambertikirche
Orgel Lambertikirche msu28.jpg
NB II/P 25 organ
1962 29 Espel (NL) Ref. Church NB I 7 [3]
1962 30 Bremen (D) St. Martini
StMartiniBremen-03a.jpg
NB III/P 33 organ
1963 34 Wassenaar (NL) Kivietkerk NB II/P 21
1965 41 Amsterdam (NL) Oude Kerk (transept organ)
Amsterdam Oude Kerk Transeptorgel.jpg
NB II/P 17 [4]
1965 43 Amsterdam (NL) Oude Waalse Kerk
Waal 4.jpg
R II/P 26 [5]
1965 40 Groningen (NL) Magnaliakerk NB II 13 [6]
1965 42 Den Haag (NL) Johanneskapel NB II/P 14 [7]
1966 45 Bremen (D) Ev. Church Oberneuland
Kirche Oberneuland - Ahrend-Orgel - jh15-1.jpg
NB II/P 22 [8]
1967 49 Castrop-Rauxel (D) Church Schwerin-Frolinde NB III/P 27
1968 51 Aalten (NL) Geref. Zuiderkerk NB II/P 16 [9]
1968 58 Haarlem (NL) Mennonite Church
Doopsgezinde kerk orgel RM19206.jpg
NB III/P 24 [10]
1969 62 Hamburg (D) Ref. Church Altona Hamburg Reformierte Kirche Orgel.jpg NB II/P 15 [11]
1966/69/87 65 Marienhafe (D) Marienkirche
Marienhafe Orgel 1.JPG
R II/p 20 organ
1970 68 Frankfurt am Main (D) Cantate Domino
Frankfurt Cantate Domino Orgel.jpg
NB III/P 33 [12]
1970 69 Uelsen (D) Ref. Church Uelsen-Ahrend-017.jpg NB II/P 20 [13]
1970/76 70 Innsbruck (A) Hofkirche
Ebertorgel.jpg
R II/p 15 organ
1963-71 74 Leer (D) Große Kirche Leer Große Kirche Orgel.JPG R III/P 37 organ

Jürgen Ahrend (1972–2004)[edit]

year opus town church picture kind manuals stops information
1972 76 Eugene University of Oregon Eugene Oregon University Ahrend organ.png NB IV/P 38 [14]
1966-73 79 Ochtersum (D) St. Materniani Kircheninneres Westochtersum Empore.JPG R I/p 9 [15]
1972-75, 1993/94 81 Stade (D) St. Cosmae et Damiani Stade-StCosmae 03.jpg R III/P 42 organ
1974 83 Taizé (F) Eglise de la Réconciliation (nun in Lyon) Lyon 05 - Primatiale Saint-Jean - PA00117785 - Orgue.JPG NB III/P 28 [16]
1975 84 Hamburg (D) Christengemeinschaft Johnsallee
Hamburg Christengemeinschaft Johnsallee Orgel.jpg
NB II/P 18
1975 90 Frankfurt am Main (D) Ev. Church Alt-Hoechst NB II/P 18
1975 92 Sloten (NL) Ref. Church
Sloten Orgel Hervormde Kerk "Us Haven".jpg
R II/p 16 [17]
1977 97 Duderstadt (D) St. Servatius Duderstadt Servatius Orgel.JPG NB III/P 28
1978 98 Edinburgh (GB) Reid Concert Hall NB II/P 21
1978 100 Joure (NL) Ref. Church JourNHKorgel.JPG NB III/P 27 [18]
1979 103 Melbourne (AUS) Monash University NB IV/P 45 [19]
1980 104 Leiden (NL) Hooglandse Kerk Hooglandse kerk orgel.jpg R II/P 24 [20]
1981 105 Toulouse (F) Musée des Augustins Orgue des Augustins.jpg NB III/P 33 [21]
1982/99 107 Lüdingworth (D) St. Jacobi der Ältere St.-Jacobi (Lüdingworth) 002.jpg R III/P 35 [22]
1978-83 108 Weener (D) St. Georg Church Weener Schnitger2.jpg R II/P 29 organ
1976/77/83/84 111 Groningen Martinikerk
Orgel Martinikerk Groningen.jpg
R III/P 52 [23]
1985 115 Porrentruy (CH) Lycée Cantonale
Église des Jésuites - Vue intérieure de l'orgue.jpg
NB II/P 30 [24]
1981-85 116 Norden (D) Ludgeri-Kirche 2009 07 Norden Ludgerikirche Arp-Schnitger-Orgel.JPG R III/P 46 [25]
1985 118 Stellichte (D) Ss. Georg, Christopherus et Jodocus OrgelStellichte21.jpg Rc II/p 12 [26]
1986 120 Tokyo (Japan) St. Gregory House NB II/p 13
1986/2007 121/178 Kantens (NL) Ref. Church Kantens Orgel.jpg R/Rc II/p 15 [27]
1986/87 127 Vienna (A) Michaelerkirche
Wien - Michaelerkirche, Orgel.JPG
R III/P 40 [28]
1987-90 128 Stade (D) St. Wilhadi Stade Wilhadi Orgel.jpg R III/P 40 [29]
1989 130 Tsukuba (Japan) Bach-Grove
Tsukuba Bach Grove Ahrend organ (1).jpg
NB II/P 19
1989 131 Wetzlar (D) Franziskanerkirche
Franziskanerkirche (Wetzlar) Orgel 01.JPG
NB II/P 22 organ
1990 134 Milano (I) San Simpliciano Milano organo San Simpliciano.jpg NB III/P 35 [30]
1991 135 Pilsum (D) Kreuzkirche Kreuzkirche Pilsum msu169.jpg R II/p 16 organ
1991 138 Zwettl (A) Stift Orgel-stift-zwettl001.jpg R III/P 35 organ
1990-93 139 Hamburg (D) St. Jacobi
Arp Schnitger organ St. Jacobi Hamburg retouched.jpg
R IV/P 60 organ
1993 140 Payerne (CH) Pfarrkirche
Eglise réformée de Payerne - 7.jpg
Rk II/P 22 [31]
1993/94 143 Trondheim (N) Nidaros Domkirken Trondheim Nidarosdom Innen Alte Orgel.JPG R II/P 30 [32]
1994/95 144 Osteel (D) Warnfried Church Osteel Orgel.jpg R II/p 13 organ
1995 145 München (D) Deutsches Museum
Muenchen Deutsches Museum Ahrend-Orgel.jpg
NB II/P 17
1997 147 Landshut (D) St. Jodok
Neue Orgel St.Jodok Landshut 2012.JPG
NB II/P 15
1997 149 Tokyo (Japan) Casals Hall, Nihon University NB III/P 41 [33]
1997 150 Stuttgart (D) Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart NB II/P 15 [34]
1998 151 Logabirum (D) Luth. Church 4721273 Logabirum Orgel.jpg NB I/P 10 [35]
1997/98 153 Dornum (D) St. Bartholomäus Church Dornum Orgel.jpg R III/P 32 organ
2000 157 Lübeck (D) Lübeck Cathedral (little organ)
Lübecker Dom ital. Orgel.jpg
R I/p 10 [36]
2000 158 Kongsberg (N) Kongsberg kirke Gloger organ Kongsberg.jpg R III/P 42 [37]
2001 159 Trebel (D) Luth. Church R II/P 19 [38]
2002 160 Leer (D) Lutherkirche Leer Lutherkirche Orgel.jpg NB III/P 39 [39]
2002 161 Köln (D) Ursulinenkirche NB II/P 19 [40]
2002/03 162 Wilten (A) Stiftskirche R I/P 4 (10) [41]
2003/04 163 Altenbruch (D) St. Nikolai St.-Nicolai (Altenbruch) 011.jpg R III/P 35 Organ
2004 164 Hokksund (N) Haug, Norway kirke NB II/P 22 [42]
2004 165/183 Oldersum (D) Ref. Church
Oldersum Ref. Kirche Orgel.jpg
NB II/P 16 [43]

Hendrik Ahrend (since 2005)[edit]

year opus town church picture kind manuals stops information
2005 170 Notre Dame/Indiana University of Notre Dame NB I 5
2005 171 Pernegg (A) Stift Pernegg
Stiftkirche Pernegg Orgel.jpg
R II/P 18
2006 172 Calgary (CA) University of Calgary NB II/P 21 [44]
2007 176 Herzogenaurach (D) St. Otto Herzogenaurach Orgel.jpg NB II/P 26 [45]
2007 177 Vaison-la-Romaine (F) Cathédrale Notre Dame NB II/P 20 [46]
2007 178 Kantens (NL) Antoniuskerk Kantens Orgel.jpg Rk II/p 15 [27]
2007 179 Våler, Hedmark (N) Våler kirkelige fellesråd R I 8 [47]
2007/08 180 Leer (D) Kath.-Apostol. Kirche Leer Katholisch-apostolisch Orgel.jpg NB II/P 10
2009 187 Venice (I) Chiesa di San Salvador
Chiesa di San Salvador (Orgue).jpg
NB I 8 [48]
2009 188 Melle (D) St. Matthäus
St. Matthäus Melle Klausing Orgel.JPG
R II/P 23 [49]
2009 189 Königs Wusterhausen (D) Kreuzkirche Königs Wusterhausen.jpg NB II/P 19 [50]
2010 194 Brixen (I) „Unsere Liebe Frau“
Bressanone, chiesa della madonna 02.JPG
R I/P
2010/11 195 Hollern (D) St. Mauritius Hollern Orgel Prospekt.jpg R II/P 24
2011/12 198 Worpswede (D) Zionskirche
Worpswede Orgel.jpg
NB II/P 24 organ]
2011/12 199 Buttforde, Wittmund (D) St.-Marien-Kirche
Buttforde Orgel 2012.jpg
R I/p 9 organ
2012/13 201 Badia, South Tyrol (I) St. Leonhardo Dlijia dla ploania de San Linert.jpg NB III/P about 35
2013 202 Sankt Peter (D) Maria Lindenberg NB II/P 17
2013/14 203 Rinteln (D) Kloster Möllenbeck
Moellenbeck kirche.jpg
R II/P 20
2015 207 Langwarden St. Laurentius Hermann Kröger-Orgel-Langwarden.jpg NB II/P 21
2015–16 210 Heidelberg St. Raphael N II/P 32
2017 Tokyo (J) Concert Hall NB II/P 21
2014-18 205 Leer (D) Große Kirche Leer Große Kirche Orgel.JPG R III/P 48 organ
2018 Regensburg Dreieinigkeitskirche Dreieinigkeitskirche Regensburg 04.JPG NB II/P 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ Organ in Veldhausen. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  2. ^ Organ in Scheveningen. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  3. ^ Organ in Espel. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  4. ^ Organ in Amsterdam, Oude Kerk. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  5. ^ Organ in Amsterdam, Oude Waalse Kerk. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  6. ^ Organ in Groningen, Magnaliakerk. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  7. ^ Organ in Den Haag, Johanneskapel. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  8. ^ Organ in Bremen-Oberneuland. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  9. ^ Organ in Aalten. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  10. ^ Organ in Haarlem, Mennonite Church. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  11. ^ Organ in Hamburg-Altona. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  12. ^ Organ in Frankfurt, Cantate Domino, p. 162f. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  13. ^ Organ in Uelsen. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  14. ^ Organ in Eugene. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  15. ^ Organ in Ochtersum. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  16. ^ Organ in Taizé. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  17. ^ Organ in Sloten. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  18. ^ Organ in Joure. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  19. ^ Organ in Melbourne. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  20. ^ Organ in Leiden. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  21. ^ Organ in Toulouse. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  22. ^ Organ in Lüdingworth. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  23. ^ Organ in Groningen, Martinikerk. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  24. ^ Organ in Porrentruy. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  25. ^ Organ in Norden. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  26. ^ Organ in Stellichte. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  27. ^ a b Organ in Kantens. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  28. ^ Organ in Vienna. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  29. ^ Organ in Stadem St. Wilhadi. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  30. ^ Organ in Milano. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  31. ^ Organ in Payerne. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  32. ^ Organ in Trondheim. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  33. ^ Organ in Tokyo, Casals Hall. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  34. ^ Organ in Stuttgart. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  35. ^ Organ in Logabirum. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  36. ^ Organ in Lübeck Cathedral. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  37. ^ Organ in Kongsberg. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  38. ^ Organ in Trebel. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  39. ^ Organ in Leer, Lutherkirche. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  40. ^ Organ in Köln, Ursulinenkirche, p. 10f. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  41. ^ Organ in Wilten. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  42. ^ Organ in Hokksund. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  43. ^ Organ in Oldersum. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  44. ^ Organ in Calgary. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  45. ^ Organ in Herzogenaurach. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  46. ^ Organ in Vaison-la-Romaine. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  47. ^ Organ in Våler, Hedmark, p. 10. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  48. ^ Organ in Venice. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  49. ^ Organ in Melle. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  50. ^ Organ in Lönigs Wusterhausen. Retrieved 5 December 2017.

Literature[edit]

  • 25 Jahre Orgelbau Jürgen Ahrend 1954 - 1979. Leer-Loga 1979.
  • 40 Jahre Orgelbau Jürgen Ahrend 1954-1994. Ed. Günter Lade. Leer-Loga 1994. (with list of works and diskografie)
  • John Hamilton: Ahrend, Jürgen (b. 1930). In: The Organ. An Encyclopedia. Douglas E. Bush, Richard Kassel (ed.). Routledge, New York and London 2006, ISBN 978-0-415-94174-7, p. 22-23.
  • Fiori gratulatorii Jürgen Ahrend - Organopoeius. Zum 50jährigen Bestehen der Orgelwerkstatt in Leer und Loga dagli amici e ammiratori. Ed. Peter Golon and Harald Vogel. CSW Druckservice, Grasberg 2004.
  • Uwe Pape: Jürgen Ahrend and Gerhard Brunzema. In: Organ Yearbook. No. 3, 1972, p. 24-35.
  • Jürgen Ahrend, organbuilder. Celebrating forty years of his career (1954 - 1994). Ed. James L. Wallmann and Lawrence H. Moe. American Organ Academy, Oakland/CA 1995.