Please note: The Symphonic III / IV jOrgan disposition is currently in the beta phase of development. What this means is that both the console (jOrgan disposition) and the sound fonts are being updated very frequently. Please check back often for updates, improvements and fixes.
5/16/06 This update took care of balancing the midi channel distribution between the 3 sound sources along with some minor changes in stop and chamber assignments. Other minor adjustments to the sound font which improved the tremulet, volume balance and timbre of some of the stops along with adding a new voice for Symphonic Strings. Other disposition changes: Some stop tabs relocated and renamed. Moved Solo Inst. Mod tab and added Main Inst. Mod tab
05/20/06 Updates for the disposition and sound font. Volume and balance adjustments to some of the sound fonts, replaced the Salicional, Viola, Viola Celeste, Vox Humana II and Tibia II with Stereo Pipe samples to the Sound font. Minor adjustments were made to the disposition to support the changes
05/21/06 The mono English Post Horn was replaced with a little smoother sounding Pipe sampled Stereo version. The panning for the EPH in the disposition was changed to take advantage of the switch to the stereo font. Made adjustments to the swell range (increased) and filter settings (more high frequency attenuation when closed) for the Orch, Main and Solo chamber swells in the disposition.
05/23/06 Fixed the problem with the Chrysoglott filter issue with the SFZ Synth, mellowed the Vox Humana II a little and improved the English Post Horn attack that was a little slow on some of the notes.
05/24/06 Replaced the VDO with Viol d' Orch stereo pipe sampled version in the sound font.
05/27/06 Replaced patch #13 Straight Organ with "Full Theatre Brass" in the sound font, Changed name of Orchestral - Chapel Organ tab to Straight / Full Brass (red)
05/30/06 Replaced patch's #44/94 Concert Flute with new sample, which lessened "chiff" and corrected a minor looping issue on some sound cards. Toned down the Tenor and Alto Sax organ stops a little.
07/02/06 Replaced Brass Section I & II Patch 119 / 127 with better sounding fonts.
07/09/06 Allman Symphonic IV23 released. This is the new disposition for jOrgan ver. 2.3 This disposition incorporates the new 99 level capture action combination memory system.
07/15/06 Added Toy Counter Pistons to main console, Added Bell Tree to the sound font Toy Counter patch 120 offset 0
07/18/06 Replaced Eng. Post Horn with Brighter Faster Pipe Stereo Sample, Replaced Brass Trumpet with Style "D" Pipe Sampled Stereo Trumpet, Changed Pedal Bass Sax 8 to Eng Post Horn 8, added more Great Presets.
07/25/06 Replaced Tibia I, II, Vox I, II, Cello, VDO, Musette, Kinura with long stereo pipe samples, added over 10 new stops to console, added " slow rotor" Celeste to B-3 Stops. Rebalanced voicing and made minor adjustments to chamber balance and placements. Replaced Clarinet II with Strings IV, added Strings VII to Solo. The sound font is now over 82 MB.
07/26/06 Fixed Orch Bells Re-It problem, Minor voicing adjustments to Tuba Mirabilis, changed Pedal Bass Sax 16 to Bass Trombone 16. Added: Pedal Tuba 8, Pedal Octave, Orch - Musette 16.
07/27/06 Fixed Orch - Musette 16 bug, raised all "Solo" instruments volume, adjusted Oboe horn and Orch oboe volumes. Added Larigot 1 1/3 and Vox Choir 16 & 8 to Great. Corrected Tierce 1 3/5 to correct key. Cleaned up some tab lettering clutter.
07/31/06 Adjusted Vox I, II, & Strings IV Trems, Replaced Great Clarion 4 with Musette 4, Replaced Great and Orch Viola with Viol d' Orch II.
08/03/06 Added Blower to Sound font and Console. Adjusted Trem controls on Pedal Stops
08/06/06 Changed Patch #'s for D Trumpet, Cornopean, Tuba Mirabilis, B3-4 in Sound Font and on Console for better compatibility with Miditzer Replaced 32' Bourdon with 32' Contra Bombarde.
08/07/06 Fixed Acc Preset #4 problem, added new combinations to pistons. Minor Adj. to Diap I, II attack
08/13/06 Major modifications to the console background and tab colors in the "Skins" folder. Added Green plus new green striped stop colored tabs for the "Mod" instruments, changed stop lettering from black to white on red reed stops for better visibility. Added more piston preset buttons, programmed many new combination presets. Changed the console background to a darker wood hue. Corrected some of the piston / stop associations.
08/16/06 Added new stop tab colors, Light Blue, and Gray. Graduated and balanced tremulet levels for pedal stops. Added Assignable Traps Feature with new stops. Added more 2nd touch tabs.
08/19/06 Major revisions to console 50+ new stops, fixed some looping problems in sound font, adjusted pedal trems to graduate them better.
08/20/06 Added Diapason Quint, Twelfth, Tierce, and Larigot. Swapped light blue and gray stop colors. Adjusted some of the presets.
08/23/06 Added "Blackpool" Style Couplers to Great and Great to Orchestral Couplers
08/31/06 Minor tweaks to the sound font for better terracing and celeste. Added Diapason 2' and 1' to Great
09/03/06 Released Symphonic III, Theatre 3-14 SB and SFZ Consoles. Updates to Symphonic IV, skins and Sound Font.
09/07/06 Added stop divider to skins, increased piston size by 20%, added purple and mottled yellow mod tabs to skins, updated consoles with new tabs and dividers.
09/09/06 Corrected a number of stop to Great Soustenuto issues, added stop dividers to 3-14SB console. Adjusted several stop volumes on 3-14SB. Adjusted reverb levels on a number of stops.
09/19/06 Renamed General and Divisional Pistons, Swapped Tibia and Diapason locations on all consoles
10/01/06 Adjusted colors of some of stops, changed green tab lettering from black to white
10/05/06 Posted new Universal jOrgan skin containing the Modern, Classic and Extended Theatre organ skin and elements, added new selectable console background color choices: white, antique white, black, light wood, mahagony, med dark wood and dark wood.
10/07/06 Added 15 new stops to Symph IV, Rearrainged some stops, changed some stop colors.
10/12/06 Changed Memory Display to smaller version, changed stop colors on Symph III, Theatre 3-14 consoles
10/14/06 Changed some tab color names in Skins folder, changed to white font for Lblue, added orange tabs, added Div Cancels and Trem On/Off pistons to Symph III, IV.
10/30/06 Finished Assignable Traps feature, added more toys to toy box, added green lettering for "Inst. Mod" stops, added Electric Piano to Accomp.
11/19/06 Fixed Sal 2' on 3-14's Fixed Solo Cello 16' on Symph III, Revoiced Sound font Tibia's.
12/03/06 Seperated the sound font into Main, Solo and Orchestral fonts, Added some new stops to Symph IV
12/31/06 Added element definitions to Symph IV and 3-14 SB
03/24/07 Minor updates to the Symp. IV, 3-14 Dispositions and soundfonts.
03/28/07 Added many new instruments and sounds to the Toy Counter, added new Toy Counter pistons to Symph IV
04/08/07 Posted new 4 Chamber version of the Symphonic IV along with revised Symphnonic IV 4Ch Sound Font. The New 4 Chamber version of the disposition can now be run on a much lower powered computer than the previous version which used SFZ Synths.
04/21/07 Revisions to Symph IV SB4CH Disposition, SB4CH Sound Font, USF. USF Toy Counther Sound font modified to align the key numbers with MidiTzer 216 and 260 percussion and Toy Counter functions with the exception that the Acme Whistle is used instead of Slide Whistle in MidiTzer,
05/14/07 Changed EPH to new USF WurliTzer EPH from Lafyette Theatre Changed Tibia I to Barton Tibia Clausa. Major revisions to Trems in sound font, added harmonic filters to trems to achieve "Tremelo Overblown pipe" effect, added quasi pipe release effects to all other samples.
05/16/07 Made adjustments to Trems all fonts to eliminate "Thumping" (over modulation) in Miditzer Fluid Synth
05/20/07 New USF Barton Tibia, Tuba Horn, RM Violin and New Symph IV 4ChSBc includes all new USF ranks Published.
05/21/07 Made a number of stop changes, primarily in the string divisions to Symph IV console arraingment, rebalanced Symph IV sound font.
05/26/07 Posted USF Wurlitzer Solo Tibia Clausa, Added same to Symph IV sound font
05/28/07 Posted USF Wurlitzer Solo Tibia Clausa with Tremmed Samples and Comparison Font with both LFO and Tremmed sample version. Fixed release pop issue with Miditzer Fluid Synth on Wurlitzer Tibia, SymphIV, Barton Vox and Violin sound fonts.
06/07/07 Updates for the SymphIV 4CHe sound font, Cornopean is back in, reduced size of the font a little.
06/26/07 Added Tremmed Sample Version of Barton Tibia Clausa and Wurl Diapason to SymphIV soundfont, minor changes to Symphonic IV disposition.
07/20/07 Major revisions to the Symphonic IV. The Orchestral and Solo divisions have been completely reworked to a new specification. I've added 4 more ranks of pipe organ strings to the soundfont and re organized all of the divisions in the organ to be able to play them. The SymphIV_SB4CH j is the current version of the sound font and must be used with the new Opus 4023 j disposition. The older versions of the sound font wont play all of the correct ranks for the new division changes. The new j version of the sound font also has all of the USF ranks that are currently available incorporated in to it.