A MIDI console that emulates an organ
jOrgan was designed to be is a MIDI console equally suitable for the architecture of a classical or a theater organ.
jOrgan can be configured to emulate any layout of organ console and mimics the behavior and appearance of a real organ console in detail, stops can be put on and taken off 'on the fly' whilst playing.
It includes provision for second touch, settable combination pistons (divisional and general), swell controls, couplers, tremulants, and stop tabs or knobs. Multiple input and output ports can be used.
jOrgan also includes unification, arrangement of pipe ranks by chamber or by division, individual unenclosed stops, selective application of tremulants, melody and bass line stops, transferable divisions, crescendo, effects controls, combination memory and almost all facilities found on a real organ console.
· Any modern computer running with a reasonable speed CPU and for example 256 Mbyte memory can run jOrgan.
· To get started, jOrgan has a virtual (on screen) keyboard, but this can only sound one note at once, on one keyboard. For professional inputs, an external MIDI keyboard(s) and/or controller(s) can be used. These could be a midi controller keyboard, digita
· MIDI cable and MIDI adapter - this links your input keyboard to your computer. Many computers have a D type input to the soundcard, so a Midi to D type cable is required. Other controller keyboards have a USB plug - so a USB socket on your computer would
· MIDI input device for your computer e.g. a PC soundcard or a USB-MIDI interface. If you are using a Creative soundcard, then the older models had a D type Midi/Joystick input. If you are using Windows XP then Midi can be used via the USB system.
· MIDI output device(s): jOrgan does not produce any sound. It provides the interface between the input keyboards and the sound producers. The output from jOrgan is in Midi format, so that any Midi driven sound producer can be used, like a PC Soundcard, Exp