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Hauptwerk™ - The sample player software that turns a MIDI practice organ and an Organtechnology computer into a room filling realistic sounding pipe organ. Listen to the recordings at each vendors site and we think you will agree that this is the most realistic of all the pipe organ players available.
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The following sample set vendors produce sample sets which are playable with only 4GB RAM installed.
Milan Digital Audio LLC Milan Digital Audio LLC provides a wide range of sample sets of famous organs for use with Hauptwerk™ sample set player. Organs available from MDA include 1903 Cavaillé-Coll, 1741 Albertus Anthoni Hinsz - Volume I, 1928 E. M. Skinner - dry, 1928 E. M. Skinner - wet, and the Master Works Wurlitzer 3-31 Theatre Organ are but a few.
Organ Art Media Organ Art Media produces sample sets for use with Hauptwerk™ sample player. Organs include the historic 1844 Franz Xaver Englefried, 1666/1720 Bosch-Schnitger, 1854/1880 Ducroquet- Cavaille-Coll.
Sonus Paradisi Sonus Paradisi is a project concerned with the recording, documenting and archiving of the sound of significant historical organs. Some of the historic organ sounds preserved by sampling are the 1735 Gottfried Silbermann, 1735 Arp/F.C. Schnitger, 1627/2000 Forcalquier, 1600 Antegnati , 2001 Vladimir Grygar, 1702 Damian and Sebastian Caimari, 1775 Jean Esprit Isnard, and the Prague baroque organ.
Hauptwerk NL/Sygsoft Hauptwerk.nl is an initiative from Sygsoft Holland to preserve and promote Dutch pipe organ sounds. Some of the the historic organ sample sets available from Sygsoft are 1778 van Peteghem, and the historic 1734 Albertus Hinsz.
Lavender Audio St Bartholemew, Groton, Suffolk; St Lawrence, Little Waldingfield,
South Suffolk Organ Composite, OIC 1901 James Jepson Binz.
Pipeloops Most Pipeloops sample sets are now compatible with the Hauptwerk Free Edition! You can use the calliope, the Cavaillé-Coll organ of the Madeleine and the Silbermann organ from Großhartmannsdorf with the Free Edition as well as with Hauptwerk running in evaluation mode.