On Air Now
Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
This image appears in the gallery:
The most beautifully elaborate instruments from the Baroque
In 1711, Freiberg Cathedral in Germany commissioned this spectacular organ from J.S. Bach's friend Gottfried Silbermann. Mozart reckoned that his instruments were 'magnificent beyond measure’. Silbermann’s admirers refer to its ‘Silberklang’ or ‘silvery sound’.