Les orgues de Paris
ORGANS OF PARIS 2.0 © 2018 Vincent Hildebrandt ACCUEIL D-R

Notre Dame de Lorette

18 bis, rue de Chateaudun, 75009 Paris Orgue de tribune

1838 - Cavaillé-Coll

1881 - Stolz

1902 - Mutin

1978 - Haerpfer-Erman

III/48 - transmissions méchaniques - composition

Orgue de choeur

1887 - Abbey

1997 - Fossaert

II/14 (12) - transmissions méchaniques -

composition

photo’s GO and Choir organ: Jeroen de Haan Photo of the old console: Kurt Lueders Photo of the new console: Jean Guilcher
This organ was the first Cavaillé-Coll organ built in Paris and until 1975 well preserved. In 1975-1978, Haerpfer-Erman completed a ‘restoration’ which became a complete disaster and a black page in the history of the French organ heritage. During this ‘restoration’, it was decided that 54 notes was not enough, so there was a re-make of the chests to have 56 notes. That made it necessary to replace the whole mechanics. And that made it necessary to replace the old console. To complete the disaster, the harmonisation was changed into a neo-baroque direction and the number of stops was extended from 41 to 48. Fortunately, the old console was not destroyed, but left behind somewhere on the organ loft and 31 stops of Cavaillé-Coll were preserved (albeit modified).
Les orgues de Paris

Notre Dame de

Lorette

18 bis, rue de Chateaudun, 75009 Paris Orgue de tribune

1838 - Cavaillé-Coll

1881 - Stolz

1902 - Mutin

1978 - Haerpfer-Erman

III/48 - transmissions méchaniques -

composition

Orgue de choeur

1887 - Abbey

1997 - Fossaert

II/14 (12) - transmissions méchaniques -

composition

photo’s GO and Choir organ: Jeroen de Haan Photo of the old console: Kurt Lueders Photo of the new console: Jean Guilcher
ORGUES DE PARIS © 2018 Vincent Hildebrandt ACCUEIL D-R
This organ was the first Cavaillé-Coll organ built in Paris and until 1975 well preserved. In 1975-1978, Haerpfer- Erman completed a ‘restoration’ which became a complete disaster and a black page in the history of the French organ heritage. During this ‘restoration’, it was decided that 54 notes was not enough, so there was a re-make of the chests to have 56 notes. That made it necessary to replace the whole mechanics. And that made it necessary to replace the old console. To complete the disaster, the harmonisation was changed into a neo-baroque direction and the number of stops was extended from 41 to 48. Fortunately, the old console was not destroyed, but left behind somewhere on the organ loft and 31 stops of Cavaillé-Coll were preserved (albeit modified).