As promised I have uploaded onto my website some articulation files for USB Church Organs. They are still far from perfect; some more tweeking may be necessary. Treat this as a trial version, to be followed by a fuller version later. To download these files, right click on this link and \"save target as file\":
This is a self-extracting RAR file. To unpack it double click on the icon and follow the instructions on the screen. You should end up with a folder called \"USBChOrgs\". This contains two subfolders called \"Lavaur\" and \"Merignac\". In the Lavaur folder there are articulation files for all the patches of the Organ of La Cathedrale Saint Alain de Lavaur. These articulations should work with the default file names assigned by the GigaStudio S-Converter.
Before converting the files from the Akai disk, there is one very important thing you must do. Click on \"Settings\" in the upper left pane of the GS window. Next click on the \"S-Converter\" tab, and uncheck where it says \"interleave stereo files\". When you convert the files you should get a Giga instrument consisting of two mono layers instead of a single stereo dimension. The sample files with names ending in \"L\" should be in the first dimension and those ending in \"R\" should be in the second dimension. Sorry if this sounds pedantic. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
I said that the articulations should work with the default file names assigned by the S-Converter. There is however a slight problem in that my OS is the Japanese version of Windows 98SE. This OS has the unfortunate habit of altering or adding strange Japanese characters to file names. In the case of the Lavaur files I don\'t think there should be any problem. However, the Merignac files (patches for the Organ of Eglise Saint Vincent de Merignac) might not work properly, because the file names I have are all rather weird. I have uploaded only a small selection of the patches for the Merignac organ, as follows:
E03 Plein Jeux Grand Orgue
G07 Posaume Pedalier
Please let me know if these work OK and then I will upload the rest of the files.
There is just one more point: always use the largest of the Akai files to convert (version #S in the case of Lavaur, and version A in the case of Merignac).
Have Fun [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img] !