The beauty of the Hauptwerk software is that you can have several building-sized instruments in your home. Here is some of mine.
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The dream of having your own pipe organ at home seems to be utopia for most persons. And it certainly is, at least if we’re talking about a huge organ with thousands of pipes. The cost is way too huge for John Average, and few have the necessary space in their home.
Enter the world of computers and digital wonders!
I am going to build a three-manual stack of keyboards. I’ve bought three M-Audio Keystation 61 ES, which is a very good alternative for organ manuals/keyboards. The weight and touch of the keys are very close to a tracker organ, even though you won’t get the little “edge of resistance” that exists in tracker organ.Continue reading
Today I started on the organ bench. I needed a break from the pedal board anyway – I’m letting some ideas mature while I’m working on the bench.Continue reading
In order to play organ music, a pedal board is pretty much required. Without a strong bass line, the organ will sound weak. And you shouldn’t add 16 foot ranks to the manuals – that produces an awful growling.