Sample Set for the free Enigma Organ designed by Al Morse
These sample sets are provided by Al Morse, and are in the form of Hauptwerk
packages that can be installed directly.
The Wet set file is 857 MB (899,174,377 bytes) in size, and so might
take some time to download.
The Dry set file is 670 MB (702,576,414 bytes) in size, and although
smaller, could still take some time.
Click on the link below to download whichever version of the sample set
that you want.
"These organ sample sets
are based on
experiments with the Hauptwerk CODM system and various audio editing
techniques. The organ contains derivations of samples which are all
widely available free-of-charge. The resulting instrument can therefore
be freely shared with the Hauptwerk community, although there are some
minor restrictions against commercial use.
There is a "Wet" and a "Dry" organ set, compatible with both Hauptwerk versions 2 and
A few of the features are:
1. A large 30 stop two manual instrument with complete sets of all the
basic voice families: principals, flutes, reeds, strings.
2. True four-rank mixtures on each manual.
3. Copious couplers and a crescendo pedal.
4. The Wet set has three seconds of high quality built-in stereo reverberation.
multiple release technique is used to preserve clarity on short notes.
The Dry set has very abrupt
releases and was intended as a target for the impulse convolution used
to form the Wet set.
The organ samples are derivations of those used in "Gernot's Happy
Birthday Organ" from Prospectum, and "St. Stephen's Anglican Church
Organ" by Nicholas Appleton.
This is version 3.31 of the Enigma Organ. I have "logically" re-voiced
the organ so as to rebalance the pipes within and between ranks. I have
also derived a new 16' Principal and 32' Contra-bourdon for the pedal
Reverberation in the Wet set has been redesigned to give about 2.8s. The
additional touch-screen-friendly controls page should also improve
The MD5 for the Wet set file is:
34E350FF4AB8DE4EDFB006B85630F5B9. The CRC32
The MD5 for the Dry set file is:
5B6DDFBCD08520BBFC5FEE0992D19227. The CRC32
Instructions after downloading:
- select "Save" when the download completes, and ensure
that you remember where the file was placed;
- close Internet Explorer (or other web browser) and then start the
Hauptwerk program in the usual way;
- select options "File -> Install" and
browse to the location where the downloaded file was placed;
- select the downloaded file and allow the installation to proceed.
You can then load the organ into the Hauptwerk
program in the usual way.
The organs each load to about 1.4Gbyte of RAM, and
should fully load into a reasonably clean 2Gbyte PC.
Wet Organ, V3 sample set
This file is about 1 gigabyte in size.
Dry Organ, V3 sample set
This file is about 700 Megabyte in size.
Both files are being hosted for us by Dr Imre Polik. We are very grateful to Imre
for hosting the files for us.
This is the list of stops in the Free Enigma organ, with the virtual
kindly provided by Al Morse:
Quint 2 2/3'
Tierce 1 3/5'
Koppel Flote 4'
Octave Oboe 4'
Trompete en Chamade
Vox Celeste 8'
Quint 2 2/3'
Rohr Flote 8'
Choral Bass 4'
Octave Bass 8'
Violon Bass 16'
Contra Fagotto 16'
Tuba Mirabilis 16'
There are also a full range of couplers and combination pistons provided
on the organ, as well as a swell and crescendo pedal.
There is more information on Virtual Pipe Organs on
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hauptwerk_Virtual_Organ and on the Virtual Pipe Organ
pages on this site. To see the pages on this site please click on the link (2) provided below.
Please note: The Virtual Pipe Organ pages contain
embedded MP3 files which may take some time to load, depending upon your
Internet connection speed. Please be patient as the page loads, and we
hope that you will find the wait worthwhile!
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