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MIDI / utilities

 


MIDI Yoke Utility allowing MIDI to be routed between two pieces of software.


MIDI-OX MIDI diagnostics, display of MIDI stream data, MIDI message translations for Windows.


MIDI Monitor Displays incoming MIDI data for Mac OS X (Intel and PowerPC).


Bome's MIDI Translator Translates and routes MIDI messages.


MIDIOverLan Routes MIDI between two computers via high-speed ethernet connection.


MidiViaNet Routes MIDI between two computers via high-speed ethernet connection.


OrganAssist MIDI sequencer for church organists.


LoopBe1 Free 'virtual MIDI cable' software for Windows XP and Vista, both 32 and 64-bit versions.


KeyKit Freeware MIDI programming/translation language.


MusicReader PDF music score page-turning software for PCs.

 

Tools for creating Hauptwerk instruments

 


CODM XML schema (XSD, approx. 0.1 MB) Dr. James Willans has kindly provided the following files for use with the Hauptwerk version 3 Custom Organ Design Module (CODM)

Customized Eclipse editor for use with the CODM (ZIP, approx. 50 MB)

Instructions for using Eclipse with the CODM (PDF, approx. 0.5 MB)


Hauptwerk temperament generator A free on-line Hauptwerk temperament file generator from Pere Casulleras.


Hauptwerk temperament generator A free on-line Hauptwerk temperament file generator from Dominik Kruppa.

 

MySQL A separately-licensed interface exists in Hauptwerk for creating organ definitions within the MySQL database server.


UltraEdit Text editor with XML syntax co louring and many advanced features. Highly recommended.


XML Marker Freeware XML editor, ideal for editing Hauptwerk's Custom Organ Design Module organ definitions, with useful tree and table views.


oXygen XML Editor Very functional commercial XML editor, also ideal for editing Hauptwerk's Custom Organ Design Module organ definitions.


Pete's XML Editor Freeware XML editor, with tree view. Can be used for editing Hauptwerk's Custom Organ Design Module organ definitions.


Adobe Audition Audio sample editor with many features including noise reduction.


Sony Sound Forge Audio sample editor.


Sony Noise Reduction High-quality noise reduction plug-in.


Steinberg WaveLab Audio sample editor.



 

Impulse responses / reverb

 

 


CATT FIReverbSuite and CATT Acoustic - high quality professional impulse response generation and acoustic room model ling.


Voxengo Impulse Modeler Simple 2D acoustic room model ling and impulse response generation.


Ramsete Acoustic room modeling and impulse response generation.

 


General music and audio shareware / freeware libraries

 


Harmony Central General music site with lots of shareware musical software.


The Synth Zone General music site with lots of shareware musical software.


Shareware Music Machine Music software shareware site.


 

  

Organ-related

 

 


OrgelBits German website by Dieter Thomsen, dedicated to virtual organs, and Hauptwerk in particular. eOrganum für Hauptwerk e-book available, including German translation of key Hauptwerk documentation and surrounding information.


German Hauptwerk mailing list Maintained by Ole Hesprich.


MIDIOrgan.com Lots of resources relating to virtual organs, MIDI and Hauptwerk.


VirtualTheatreOrgans.com Resources for virtual threatre organs, including Hauptwerk.


Encyclopedia of Organ Stops Useful reference for the classification of organ stops, containing descriptions of most stops likely to be found on pipe organs.


Incorporated Association of Organists Umbrella organization for organists' associations and individual members mainly in the U.K.


British Institute of Organ Studies' National Pipe Organ Register Contains specifications of most pipe organs in Britain.


International Organ Foundation Has a searchable database of dispositions.


PIPORG-L Mailing list on which organ matters are discussed.


EORG-L Mailing list for discussions related to electronic organs.


PipeChat Mailing list for discussions on all organ (pipe/digital/electronic) topics.


The Organ Forum Discussion forum for organ-related matters.


Virtually Baroque Huge quantities of organ music for download, recorded with Hauptwerk and other instruments.


Alastair Disley's pipe organ pages A very quick tour of a pipe organ and you can hear some of of the common stops in action on the Virtual Pipe Organ page.


Organ Sound Archive Aims to document significant British organs by providing sample sets in Hauptwerk format to their owners.


AGO Young Person's Guide to The Pipe Organ Very informative introduction to the organ and its parts.

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