Spitfire Audio has announced the release of Union Chapel Organ, a Kontakt instrument library featuring the legendary Organ built by the master Henry Willis, in a legendary London venue; the beautiful Union Chapel.
The Organ at London’s Union Chapel was built by Henry Willis in 1877 specifically to match the size and acoustics of the building and is undoubtedly one of the finest in the world. Willis also built the organs for the Royal Albert Hall and St Paul’s Cathedral. It was restored during 2012-13 by the other legends of the organ world, Harrison & Harrison. It has three manuals, Swell, Great, Choir, and a full pedalboard. The Organ has been used in gigs at the Chapel by acts as diverse as Bernard Butler and the Penguin Cafe Orchestra. The chapel itself has a beautiful acoustic and hosts artists such as Nils Lofgren, Ray Davies, Beck, Suzanne Vega, Nitin Sawhney, Ryan Adams, Lady Antebellum, Elton John, Ellie Goulding, Chris Martin, James Morrison, Amy Winehouse, David Byrne, Tori Amos, Bjork…
The Organ is presented with multiple mic perspectives, with Close, Stereo, Ambient and Outriggers, and included stops are SWELL – ContraGamba 16, Open Diapason 8, Salcional 8, Vox Angelica 8, Flote 4, Mixture; GREAT – Open Diapason 8, Stopped Diapason 8, Flautodolce 8, Trumpet 8, Principle 4, Clarion 4, Mixture 3, Principle 2, Fifteenth 2; CHOIR – Claribel Flute 8, Dulciana 8, Concert Flute 4, Clarion 4, Piccolo 2; PEDAL – Bourdon 16, Open Diapason 16.
The sample library is available for purchase for £149 GBP.