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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.

Al says:
"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 3.

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.
The 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 division.
Reverberation in the Wet set has been redesigned to give about 2.8s. The additional touch-screen-friendly controls page should also improve usability.
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The MD5 for the Wet set file is: 34E350FF4AB8DE4EDFB006B85630F5B9. The CRC32 is: 16E964B3.
The MD5 for the Dry set file is:
5B6DDFBCD08520BBFC5FEE0992D19227. The CRC32 is: 3F8C0DCD.
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.

Download the free Enigma Wet Organ, V3 sample set
This file is about 1 gigabyte in size.
Download the free Enigma 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 console, all kindly provided by Al Morse:

Swell

Scharf IV
Quint 2 2/3'
Tierce 1 3/5'
Octave 2'
Koppel Flote 4'
Principal 4'
Octave Oboe 4'
Oboe 8'
Trompete en Chamade
Trumpet 8'
Salicional 8'
Gedackt 8'
Vox Celeste 8'
Bassoon 16'
Great

Quint 2 2/3'
Mixture IV
Octave 2'
Flute 4'
Octave 4'
Trompete en Chamade
Trompete 8'
Rohr Flote 8'
Dulciana 8'
Principal 8'
Bourdon 16'
Pedal

Choral Bass 4'
Bourdon 8'
Octave Bass 8'
Fagotto 8'
Violon Bass 16'
Subbass 16'
Contra Fagotto 16'
Principal 16'
Tuba Mirabilis 16'
Contra-bourdon 32'
Overall View #2

There are also a full range of couplers and combination pistons provided on the organ, as well as a swell and crescendo pedal.

Here are three demonstration tracks, recorded by Al Morse, and very kindly sent by him for inclusion on this page
1. Edward Elgar, Enigma Variations, Nimrod No plug-in support detected. Cannot play MP3 file.
2. Camille Saint-Saens, Organ Symphony, Maestoso No plug-in support detected. Cannot play MP3 file.
3. Carl F. Mueller, Laudamus Te No plug-in support detected. Cannot play MP3 file.

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 several 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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