Pipe organ dream comes true with technology
Published: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 9:30 pm

St. Wenceslaus’ newly installed three manual virtual pipe organ is the first of its kind to be installed in a Catholic church in Oregon. Played through large, high quality speakers and controlled by MIDI (musical instrument digital interface), the organ sounds authentic because each pull, each pedal push, each key pressed activates notes and sounds recorded from famous organs. The recordings, or samples, are of such a high fidelity they even capture the creak of the swell box and other imperfections, which give each instrument its own unique character...

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