1877 Salisbury Cathedral Willis

1877 Salisbury Cathedral Willis
 

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Overview

 

The Henry Willis organ in Salisbury Cathedral is one of the finest examples of organ building in England from any period in history and is now available for organists to play, virtually anywhere.

Available in three volumes, the symphonic instrument adapts to nearly all styles of organ music and is a perfect match for improvisations and orchestral transcriptions in addition to English and French romantic music.

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Features

"It sounds fantastic! ... well done - a very true likeness!"

- Daniel Cook, Sub-Organist, Westminster Abbey, UK

 

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  • Includes nearly 11,000 audio samples.
  • Original Sampled Tremulants - OST™.
  • 24-bit 48 kHz HD stereo audio resolution.
  • Original cathedral acoustics up to 5 seconds.
  • Multiple release samples with up to 4 releases per note.
  • Accurately reproduced mechanical noises.
  • Original tuning with alternate temperament & tuning options.
  • Includes world's oldest medieval clock bell samples.
  • Compatible with AU & VST hosts.
  • Seamless integration with Hauptwerk sequencer.
  • Up to 8 seamless loops per note.
  • Portrait & landscape virtual console displays.
  • Authentic coupling relay.
  • Authentic combination & capture system.
  • Fully modeled expression pedals.
  • Fully modeled wind system.
 

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Technical

Details

  • Available in three volumes. Each volume requires a purchase of the preceding volume.
  • Volume 3 features the complete instrument.
  • Tuning: A=446 (C=528) Equal Temperament.
  • Keyboard compass: 61 notes.
  • Pedal compass: 30 notes.
  • Electro-pneumatic action.

Volume 1

24 Stops

Choir  (couplers only)

Octave 
Sub Octave 
Unison Off 
Swell to Choir 16
Swell to Choir
Swell to Choir 4
Solo to Choir 
Solo to Choir 4
Great Reeds on Choir

Solo 

Flûte Harmonique8 
Flûte Harmonique 4  
Clarinet 8 
Tremolo
Solo Octave 
Solo Sub Octave 
Solo Unison Off 
Great to Solo 
Great Reeds on Solo

Great

Double Open Diapason 16 
Open Diapason No 1 8 
Open Diapason No 2 8 
Stopped Diapason 8 
Claribel Flute 8
Principal No 1 4   
Fifteenth 2 
Mixture 15,17,19,22 IV  
Trumpet 8  
Swell to Great 16
Swell to Great 
Swell to Great 4
Choir to Great 16
Choir to Great 
Choir to Great 4
Solo to Great 16
Solo to Great 
Solo to Great 4

Pedal

Double Open Diapason 32 
Open Bass 16 
Open Diapason No 1 16 
Bourdon 16 
Octave 8  
Ophicleide 16  
Solo to Pedal 
Solo to Pedal 4
Swell to Pedal 
Swell to Pedal 4
Great to Pedal 
Great to Pedal 4
Choir to Pedal 
Choir to Pedal 4

Swell 

Open Diapason 8 
Viola da Gamba 8 
Vox Angelica 8 
Lieblich Gedackt 8 
Octave 4  
Super Octave 2 
Mixture 17,19,22 III 
Hautboy 8  
Contra Fagotto 16 
Trompette 8 
Clarion 4 
Tremolo 
Octave 
Sub Octave 
Unison Off 
Solo to Swell

Volume 2

48 Stops

Choir

Lieblich Gedackt 16
Lieblich Gedackt 8
Salicional 8
Gemshorn 4
Lieblich Gedackt 4
Flageolet 2
Octave
Sub Octave
Unison Off
Swell to Choir 16
Swell to Choir
Swell to Choir 4
Solo to Choir
Solo to Choir 4
Great Reeds on Choir

Solo

Violoncello 8
Flûte Harmonique 8
Flûte Harmonique 4
Clarinet 8
Orchestral Oboe 8
Tuba 8
Tremolo
Solo Octave
Solo Sub Octave
Solo Unison Off
Great to Solo
Great Reeds on Solo

Great

Double Open Diapason 16 
Open Diapason No 1 8 
Open Diapason No 2 8 
Stopped Diapason 8 
Claribel Flute 8
Principal No 1 4 
Principal No 2 4
Flute Couverte 4 
Twelfth 2 2/3
Fifteenth 2 
Mixture 15,17,19,22 IV
Trumpet 8 
Clarion 4
Swell to Great 16
Swell to Great 
Swell to Great 4
Choir to Great 16
Choir to Great 
Choir to Great 4
Solo to Great 16
Solo to Great
Solo to Great 4

Pedal

Double Open Diapason 32 
Open Bass 16 
Open Diapason No 1 16 
Open Diapason No 2 16
Violone 16 
Lieblich Gedackt 16
Bourdon 16 
Octave 8  
Flute 8
Ophicleide 16 
Clarion 8
Solo to Pedal
Solo to Pedal 4
Swell to Pedal 
Swell to Pedal 4
Great to Pedal 
Great to Pedal 4 
Choir to Pedal 
Choir to Pedal 4

Swell

Contra Gamba 16
Open Diapason 8
Viola da Gamba 8 
Vox Angelica 8 
Lieblich Gedackt 8 
Octave 4 
Flute Harmonique 4 
Super Octave 2 
Mixture 17,19,22 III 
Hautboy 8 
Vox Humana 8
Contra Fagotto 16 
Trompette 8
Clarion 4 
Tremolo 
Octave 
Sub Octave 
Unison Off 
Solo to Swell

Volume 3

65 Stops

Choir

Lieblich Gedackt 16 
Open Diapason 8
Flute Harmonique 8
Lieblich Gedackt 8 
Salicional 8 
Gemshorn 4 
Flute Harmonique 4
Lieblich Gedackt 4 
Nazard 2 2/3
Flageolet 2 
Tierce 1 3/5
Trumpet 8
Octave 
Sub Octave 
Unison Off 
Swell to Choir 16 
Swell to Choir 
Swell to Choir 4
Solo to Choir 
Solo to Choir 4
Great Reeds on Choir

Solo

Violoncello 8 
Cello Celestes 8 
Flûte Harmonique 8 
Flûte Harmonique 4 
Cor Anglais 16
Clarinet 8
Orchestral Oboe 8 
Tuba 8 
Tuba 4
Tremolo
Solo Octave 
Solo Sub Octave 
Solo Unison Off 
Great to Solo 
Great Reeds on Solo

Great

Double Open Diapason 16 
Open Diapason No 1 8 
Open Diapason No 2 8 
Stopped Diapason 8 
Claribel Flute 8
Principal No 1 4 
Principal No 2 4 
Flute Couverte 4 
Twelfth 2 2/3 
Fifteenth 2 
Mixture 15,17,19,22 IV 
Trombone 16
Trumpet 8 
Clarion 4 
Swell to Great 16
Swell to Great 
Swell to Great 4
Choir to Great 16
Choir to Great 
Choir to Great 4
Solo to Great 16
Solo to Great 
Solo to Great 4

Pedal

Double Open Diapason 32
Open Bass 16
Open Diapason No 1 16
Open Diapason No 2 16
Violone 16
Lieblich Gedackt 16
Bourdon 16
Octave 8
Viola 8
Flute 8
Octave Viola 4
Octave Flute 4
Mixture IV
ContraPosaune 32
Ophicleide 16
Clarion 8
Solo to Pedal
Solo to Pedal 4
Swell to Pedal
Swell to Pedal 4
Great to Pedal
Great to Pedal 4
Choir to Pedal
Choir to Pedal 4

Swell

Contra Gamba 16 
Open Diapason 8
Viola da Gamba 8
Vox Angelica 8
Lieblich Gedackt 8
Octave 4
Flute Harmonique 4
Super Octave 2
Mixture 17,19,22 III
Hautboy 8
Vox Humana 8
Contra Fagotto 16
Trompette 8
Clarion 4
Tremolo
Octave
Sub Octave
Unison Off
Solo to Swell

Accessories

  • Eight general pistons.
  • Eight foot pistons and cancel to the Pedal Organ.
  • Eight pistons and cancel to the Choir Organ.
  • Eight pistons and cancel to the Great Organ.
  • Eight pistons and cancel to the Swell Organ.
  • Eight foot pistons duplicating Swell pistons.
  • Eight pistons and cancel to the Solo Organ.
  • Reversible Piston: Great Reeds on Choir.
  • Reversible foot Piston: Great to Pedal.
  • Reversible foot Piston: Full Organ.
  • Coupler general piston.
  • Two general cancel pistons.
  • Great and Pedal Combinations coupled.
  • Generals on Swell foot pistons (rocking tablet).

 

Virtual Performances

These virtual performances were played live by the artist using the Hauptwerk built-in audio recorder.

Virtual Console

The Salisbury Willis virtual instrument features interactive on-screen graphical controls. Animated stops, couplers, foot levers, and pistons are all accessible via MIDI input or by touch screen. Volumes 2 and 3 include high definition graphics with left and right jamb displays in portrait and landscape modes allowing organists to perform using the original stop jamb layout.

Console displays include:

  • Full View  - All controls on a single page for using with a single monitor.1
  • Left View - Controls from the left jamb for using with dual monitors.2
  • Right View - Controls from the right jamb for using with dual monitors.2

 

1. Volume 1 includes the Full View display only. Stops not included in volumes 1 & 2 appear as blank draw knobs. 2. Volumes 2 & 3 feature left and right views for landscape and portrait monitor orientations. Dual display feature requires Hauptwerk Advanced Edition and dual monitor video card. Touch screens not included.

Screenshots

 

Downloads:

Trial Part 1 >
File size: 64 KB

Trial Part 2 >
File size: 2.10 GB

Trial Part 3 >
File size: 2.07 GB


Requirements:

4 GB RAM
Dual-core processor
Hauptwerk 3.2+

Salisbury Trial Download

Download the free Volume 1 28 stop trial edition to evaluate the Salisbury Willis virtual instrument. The evaluation instrument works with all editions of Hauptwerk.

Trial limitations:

  • Compass limited to middle two octaves for manuals.
  • Compass limited to lowest eight pedal notes.
  • No release truncation options.
  • No voicing options.
  • No public performances or demos permitted.

Purchasing the full version requires that you install updated files. The trial version files cannot be upgraded to the full version.

Volume 2

ODF v. 1.10 >
May 07, 2012 - 3.06 MB

Samples & data v. 1.10 >
May 07, 2012 - 6.06 MB


Volume 3

ODF v. 1.10 >
May 07, 2012 - 3.88 MB

Samples & data v. 1.10 >
May 07, 2012 - 13.43 MB

Salisbury Update Patches

About update patch 1.10:

This update patch provides several updates and bug fixes for Volumes 2 and 3:

  • Hauptwerk 4 Master coupler support.
  • Coupling scheme - Choir to Great/Great to Pedal - now properly allows Choir to play through to Pedal at 8' pitch.
  • Right click on Claribel Flute 8 correctly shows Claribel Flute 8 and not Stopped Diapason 8 under 'Advanced MIDI applications' menu.
  • Divisionals when used with Great and Ped Combs Coupled didn't work properly on right jamb display only, now fixed.
  • Images on left jambs (landscape and portrait) for Pedal Ophicleide 16 and Swell Contra Fagotto 16 updated.
  • Pedal Contra Posaune 32 note 043-G, short and medium releases updated with corrected pitch detection.
  • Great Trombone 16 note 075-D# replaced due to faulty speech.
  • Solo Tuba 8 note 053-F replaced due to faulty speech.

Download and use the Hauptwerk component installer to apply the update.

IMPORTANT: Volume 3 update requires volume 2 & 3 update patches.

System

  • Mac OS X® or Windows®.
  • Hauptwerk Advanced or Basic Edition.
  • Intel® Core™ (quad-core or dual quad-core or equivalent).
  • 8-16 GB RAM, (24-32 GB RAM recommended).
  • Core Audio (Mac), ASIO or Direct Sound (Windows) audio interface.
  • MIDI keyboards & MIDI interface for live playing.
  • AU or VST compatible host for MIDI sequencing (not required).

Memory

Volume 1
Bit Rate Lossless Compression Multiple Loops Memory (RAM)
16 Y N 2.69 GB
16 (Default) Y Y 3.73 GB
20 Y Y 6.10 GB
24 Y Y 7.07 GB
24 N Y 11.67 GB
  Volume 2
Bit Rate Lossless Compression Multiple Loops Memory (RAM)
16 Y N 4.5 GB
16 (Default) Y Y 6 GB
20 Y Y 10 GB
24 Y Y 11.5 GB
24 N Y 19 GB
  Volume 3
Bit Rate Lossless Compression Multiple Loops Memory (RAM)
16 Y N 5.8 GB
16 (Default) Y Y 7.66 GB
20 Y Y 12.5 GB
24 Y Y 14.5 GB
24 N Y 24.2 GB

Licensing

  • Internet connection required for license update.
  • Hauptwerk USB key required (not included).
  • License updates are issued via email.
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