Some news about the sample-set Jeux d’orgues 3

Update: here are the links to the latest sample sets:
Jeux d’orgues 3 – Silbermann
Jeux d’orgues 4 – La Chaise Dieu

June 2013
Today I want to give some news about the project Jeux d’orgues. First of all, thanks for the many mails, messages, comments here I receive every day.
I know that some of you are wondering about the message “The new sample-set Jeux d’orgues 3 – Silbermann will be available soon!” written on July 2, 2012. I understand your questions! Let me explain some reasons about the delay.
This very nice “new” sampleset project (a.k.a. Jeux d’orgues 3) has begun some years ago, and during the following years, I worked (with the help of people like Graham Goode), in order to get the best results with these high quality recordings.
The first years of work have been busy with trying to find the best techniques for noise reduction : this subject is crucial when designing an organ sample set. I will write more about this, once the sample set will be released.
Since last summer, some other things have taken a lot of time : first, I had to finish my PhD (I finally defended it on November 2012, yeepee!). Then, I have been lucky to meet new people like Markus Sigg, with who we developed those nice iPad/iPhone/iPod apps that you probably already know. The development and design of these apps was very exciting : playing church organ at home with true realistic sound is now as simple as plugging a MIDI keyboard to a tablet!
Now summer 2013 is approaching, and one year after my last annoucement “Jeux d’orgues 3 will be out soon“, once again, I want to say : Yes, I really want to release it as soon as possible.
Because this organ is so nice, because I have already spent years on this project, because many of you are waiting.

15 thoughts on “Some news about the sample-set Jeux d’orgues 3

  1. First of all congratulations on your PhD,
    Second thanks for explanations on the project status. Keep up the good work!

  2. Congratulations for finishing your studies with PhD. It’s good to read that your last organproject is reaching the end. We’ll see where were waiting for all that time. Greetz from Holland!!!!

  3. Congratulations on the PhD! Some of us couldn’t stand school that long! LOL I hope this will port to the Blackberry Playbook!!! OR I may have to get yet ANOTHER tablet!

  4. Hello,
    I must thank you for providing these wonderful Sample Sets they are a joy to play and I can’t wait for this set to be released.
    Also I wouldn’t mind being a Beta tester hint hint.
    Have a nice day 🙂

  5. Congratulation for your PhD!
    I’ve downloaded Jeux d’orgues 2. Just wanted to say thank you because it’s just gorgeous.

  6. Hi,
    I have a few months of dealing with the preparation of sample sets. Here is my sample set was the best so far: grandorgue-hauptwerk dot vacau dot com
    If you applied for, then I will be happy to help you to reduce noise or anything else.
    Best regards, Augustine

    • No this is not the password 😉
      I’ll communicate about the release of Jeux d’orgues 3 the next days. Good news : the official release will be before october !
      Thanks for your patience, I am working hard on the sample set.

  7. Please provide a demo of some “Big Bach”, toccatas, preludes,or fugues with a full Great Chorus, that will show if your sample set has the powerful Silbermann sound that we are all looking for. The choral preludes sound very pretty, but do not demonstrate the sample set adequately for me.

  8. Just installed the Silbermann and it is excellent! It immediately took me back to when I played the Marmoutier and the St. Thomas Silbermann organs some years ago. A very valuable addition to my Hauptwerk collection..thank you.

    • It is available on the website only for Hauptwerk (it even works with the Free version of Hauptwerk).
      But I also have a GrandOrgue version, that I can send to you additionally when you get the Hauptwerk version. Feel free to send me an email about this.

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