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The Organs at the Norwegian Academy of Music

There are a total of nine organs at the Norwegian Academy of Music. The organs were all built by Scandinavian organ builders. The organs in Kongsberg, Fagerborg and Uranienborg churches are occasionally used for teaching and concerts.

Lindeman Hall organ

44 stops over 3 manuals and pedalboard. Mechanical key action and electrical stop action. Langvad combination action with 8,000 combinations over 40 divisions, each with 200 combinations.

  • Organ builder: Marcussen & Søn 1990.
  • Voicing: Albrecht Bucholtz.

Sandvold Hall organ

23 stops over 2 manuals and pedalboard. Mechanical key action and stop action.

  • Organ builder: Ryde & Berg, 1990.
  • Facade: Ulf Oldaeus.
  • Voicing: Jan Ryde.

The other organs at the Academy

In addition to the organs in the Lindeman Hall and Sandvold Hall, the Academy also has several organs located on Levels 4 and 5.

  • Room 404: Ryde & Berg 2015.
  • Room 405: Bruno Christensen & Sønner 1992.
  • Room 406: Br Torkildsen (Orgelbyggeri A/S) 1992.
  • Room 513: Ryde & Berg 1992.
  • Room 516: Ryde & Berg 1992.
  • Room 518: Magnusson ca. 1970.
  • Room 522: Bruno Christensen & Sønner 1992.

Organs outside the Academy

Published: Jun 15, 2020 — Last updated: May 10, 2021