New organ for the frankenbrunn church

New organ for the frankenbrunn church

Organist peter kleinhenz was very pleased with the sound of the new instrument. The new organ, a gloria excellent 360 with three manuals and 60 stops, was built by the organ builder kisselbach. This modern instrument can fulfill many more tonal desires, as kleinhenz explained.
"Let’s hope that this organ will be the assembled worship congregation to god and bring joy to the believers again and again", said pastor karl theodor mauer at the consecration. This should become a new starting point for the community. Perhaps the organ will encourage more people to attend services again become. The pastor called on the faithful: "let’s use this element for a active parish life. A quote from st. Augustine says: "he who sings, prays" double."
Pastor mauer had praise in store for the people of frankenbrunn. "As was the case with the construction of the st. Bonifatiuskirche, which was built in 1949 after painstaking work by the ortsburger was inaugurated, you have also shown this time with donations, that you could stand together", he said. At that time, an electric harmonium, an organ, had been temporary, standing on the gallery. 1963 found a used pipe organ, year of construction 1896, from ebenhofen in ostallgau the way to frankenbrunn. About 25 years ago there was a the frankenbunnen people did not want to pay for the renovation and had not been able to afford it financially. Instead, with the renovation of the church, an electronic organ was procured.
It has the former organist of many years, meta emmel, had done a good job confirmed. But now also this instrument had come into the years, so that the parish priest, the church administration and the parish council all agreed to build a new council with much better soundfulle to be procured. The costs amounted to nearly 22 000 euro. The old, dismantled ahlborn organ can now be bought by a lover. It is the right instrument for organ students in particular, said kleinhenz.
The the local community, the associations and the chapel "frohsinn participated in the consecration service. Parish priest mauer met the delegations and honored guests at the fire department house. With the sounds of "great god, we praise you" it went to the bonifatius church. The festively decorated church showed the thanks of the community. In the afternoon the the new organ and to once again present the wonderful sound of the organ to the visitors listening to organ notes.

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