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Vienna Konzerthaus Organ
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Vienna Konzerthaus Organ

By Vienna Symphonic Library

AU/VST/AAX Native compatible host (also works stand-alone)
Requires the ViennaKey.

$293 Standard Library

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The Standard Library consists of essential articulations. The Full Library includes the Standard Library with additional articulations (usually 2-3 times more). Vienna Symphonic Library's greatest potential is achieved using the Full Libraries. You may purchase the Full Library, or upgrade to the Full Library after purchasing the Standard Library. Your price may be reduced after placing your order depending on other Vienna purchases.


This is truly a first: The Vienna Instruments Collection Vienna Konzerthaus Organ is the first sampled organ recorded in a concert hall, not in a church, thus blending perfectly with orchestral performances. Obviously, it is also the first instrument not recorded at the Silent Stage, and yet it adheres to Vienna’s overall sampling concept since it has been captured in exactly the same space that provides the essential impulse responses for their revolutionary MIR reverberation and mixing engine. That space is the venerable Great Hall of the “Wiener Konzerthaus”, where the famous “Rieger Organ” was installed in 1913.

The Vienna Konzerthaus Organ Collection includes 14 GB of stereo samples covering three manuals with 38 single stops and one pedal with 18 single stops. The user can put together his own registrations by combining the stops in the Vienna Instruments’ user interface, retaining the flexibility of this magnificent instrument. In addition, organ experts were invited to create a wealth of pre-recorded registrations that present the user with the most important and best sounding combinations. Of course these registers can be easily extended to the user’s needs or taste. There are also isolated samples of the valves of each register as well as two minutes of room noise and the wind-chest idling, so the user can add these elements to the mix for even more realism.

Since the Rieger Organ had been equipped with MIDI technology a few years ago, the Vienna team developed some new recording and editing approaches. Because of the exactly defined length of the MIDI notes, they had the chance to distinguish between the different reverb trails emanating from short or long notes. This is important because several ranks (especially the very deep ones) take up to a second to unfold their full power, so the release samples of short notes can sound very different from long notes. Using the underlying MIDI data they could also recreate the authentic latency behavior of each flute. The different latencies also represent the spatial arrangement of the flutes, providing another reason why the three-dimensional recreation of this organ sounds so authentic.


Manual I – Stops

Principal 16'
Bordun 16'
Principal 8'
Gedackt 8'
Fugara 8'
Nasatquinte 5 1_3'
Octave 4'
Reedpipe 4'
Superoctave 2'
Rauschquinte 2f
Kornett 3-5f
Mixtur 5f
Cymbel 3f
Trumpet 16'
Trumpet 8'
Clarino 4'

Manual II – Stops

Viola 16‘
Quintatoen 16‘
Principal 8‘
Bordun 8‘
Viola da Gamba 8‘
Salicional 8‘
Unda maris 8‘
Octave 4‘
Flute octaviante 4‘
Gemshorn 4‘
Woodpipe 2‘
Sesquialtera 2f
Mixtur 4f
Krummhorn 8‘


Quinte 2 2-3‘
Lieblich-Gedackt 16‘
Violin-Principal 8‘
Vox coelestis 8‘
Aeolsharp 4‘
Gemsquinte 2 2-3‘
Flautino 2‘
Piccolo 1‘
Oboe 8‘

MANUAL – Registrations

Small Principalplenum
Large Principalplenum
Large Principalplenum + Reeds
String Choir I
String Choir II
Flutes I
Flutes II
Modular Plenum-A
Modular Plenum-B
Modular Plenum-C
Modular Plenum-D
Modular Plenum-E
Modular Gedackt-A
Modular Gedackt-B
Modular Gedackt-C
Modular Gedackt-D
Gedackt + Woodpipe
Gedackt + Piccolo
Gedackt + Sesquialtera
Gedackt + Oct + Kornett
Salicional + Unda maris
Trompete 16‘ + 8‘
Krummhorn + Oboe

PEDAL – Stops

Principalbass 32‘
Principalbass 16‘
Violon 16‘
Subbass 16‘
Salicetbass 16‘
Quintbass 10 2-3‘
Octavbass 8‘
Gedacktbass 8‘
Bassflute 8‘
Cello 8‘
Dulcianbass 8‘
Octave 4‘
Campana 3f
Mixtur 4f
Bombarde 32‘
Trombone 16‘
Trumpet 8‘
Clarino 4‘

PEDAL - Registrations

Small Principalplenum
Large Principalplenum
Large Principalplenum + Reeds
String Choir I
String Choir II
Flutes I
Flutes II
Modular Plenum-A
Modular Plenum-B
Modular Plenum-C
Modular Plenum-D
Modular Plenum-E
Subbass + Gedacktbass


Valves Manual I
Valves Manual II
Valves Manual III
Valves Pedal
Organ and concert hall noise

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Konzerthaus OrganDownload PDF
01 MANUAL I - StopsManual I
Labial stops: Principal 16', Bordun 16', Principal 8', Gedackt 8', Fugara 8', Nasatquinte 5 1/3', Octave 4', Reedpipe 4', Superoctave 2'
Mixed stops: Rauschquinte 2 2/3', Kornett 8', Mixtur 2 2/3', Cymbel 2'
Reed stops: Trumpet 16', Trumpet 8', Clarino 4'
02 MANUAL II - StopsManual II
Labial stops: Viola 16', Quintatoen 16', Principal 8', Bordun 8', Viola da Gamba 8', Salicional 8', Unda maris 8', Octave 4', Flute octaviante 4', Gemshorn 4', Woodpipe 2'
Mixed stops: Sesquialtera 2 2/3', Mixtur 2 2/3'
Reed stops: Krummhorn 8'
03 MANUAL III - StopsManual III
Labial stops: Quinte 2 2/3', Lieblich-Gedackt 16', Violin-Principal 8', Vox coelestis 8', Aeolsharp 4', Gemsquinte 2 2/3', Flautino 2', Piccolo 1'
Reed stops: Oboe 8'
06 MANUAL - RegistrationsManual Registrations
Plena: Small Principalplenum, Large Principalplenum without and with reeds, Modular Plenum A–E, Modular Gedackt A–D
Other registrations: String Choir I and II, Flutes I and II, Gedackt + Woodpipe, + Piccolo, + Sesquialtera, + Octave + Kornett, Salicional + Unda maris, Trumpet 16' + 8', Krummhorn + Oboe
11 PEDAL - StopsPedal
Labial stops: Principalbass 32' and 16', Violon 16', Subbass 16', Salicetbass 16', Quintbass 10 2/3', Octavbass 8', Gedacktbass 8', Bassflute 8', Cello 8', octave 4'
Mixed stops: Campana 10 2/3', Mixtur 5 1/3'
Reed stops: Dulcianbass 8', Bombarde 32', Trombone 16', Trumpet 8', Clarino 4'
16 PEDAL - RegistrationsPedal registrations
Plena: Small Principalplenum, Large Principalplenum without and with reeds, Modular Plenum A–E
Other registrations: String Choir I and II, Flutes I and II, Subbass + Gedacktbass
21 NOISESNoises
Valve sounds of manual I–III, pedal valve sounds, windchest and ambience noise

Minimum System Requirements

  • PC Windows 7/8/10 (latest update, 32/64-bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2
  • macOS 10.10 (latest update) or higher, Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • ViennaKey (Vienna Symphonic Library USB protection device) or other USB eLicenser (e.g., from Steinberg or Arturia)
  • eLicenser Control Center software (get the latest version from www.eLicenser.net)
  • 16 GB available hard drive space

Other configurations might work but are not actively supported.


  • Windows 7/8/10 (latest update, 64-bit), Intel i5/i7/Xeon
  • macOS 10.12 (or higher), Intel i5/i7/Xeon
  • 8 GB RAM
  • SSD (M2, Sata 6 or USB3/3.1 UASP Support) or separate HDD (7200 rpm or faster)
  • AU/VST/AAX compatible host (also works stand-alone)
  • AAX version requires Pro Tools 10.3.5 or higher
  • 88 key master keyboard

Vienna has received dozens of awards and critical acclaim for its complete line of products.


mipa Award 2010
At the 11th mipa ceremony at Musikmesse Frankfurt 2010 the Vienna Symphonic Library picked up its 6th mipa trophy. 117 magazines from all over the world voted for the best products of 2009/2010 in more than 40 categories, among them the Vienna Symphonic Library in the category of Sound Libraries.




Future Music Platinum Award for Vienna Imperial
In the January 2010 issue of Future Music Magazine, Editor Jono Buchanan states: “(…) Vienna Imperial is the best-sounding sampled piano I've ever played and heard”, rewarding it with a Future Music Platinum Award. In the past, Vienna Symphonic Library's products have been awarded twice by the British Magazine.



mipa Award 2009
At the 10th mipa ceremony at Musikmesse Frankfurt 2009 the Vienna Symphonic Library picked up its 5th mipa trophy. 112 magazines from all over the world voted for the best products of 2008/2009 in about 40 categories, among them the Vienna Special Edition in the category of Sound Libraries.




Electronic Musician's 2008 Editors’ Choice Award for the Vienna Special Edition
We’re especially honored having received the 3rd Editors’ Choice Award from the editors of Electronic Musician magazine. Our all-in-one orchestral Vienna Instruments Collection won this prestigious award in the category of Best Virtual Orchestra.



Remix Technology Award 2008 for Appassionata Strings
The Remix Technology Awards (RTA) honor the top professional audio and DJ products of the year. Award winners are selected by writers and editors of Remix and Electronic Musician magazines. The Vienna Instruments Collection Appassionata Strings has been voted for as the winner 2008 in the Sample Playback Instrument category.


Keyboard Key Buy Award for Vienna Special Edition
In the August 07 issue of Keyboard Magazine, Editor at Large John Krogh concludes, “Detailed, up-front sound. Wide range of dynamics and articulations. Clever, musically intuitive software interface. World-class orchestral samples at an affordable price.”


Future Music Platinum Awards for Vienna Special Edition and Elements
In the August 07 issue of Future Music Magazine, Jono Buchanan “can’t find enough superlatives to describe the Special Edition”. Already in the May 07 issue, Jono was equally excited about the Vienna Instruments Collection Elements: “The boffins at VSL have really let their hair down with a percussion library to die for!”


4th m.i.p.a. Award for Vienna Symphonic Library
For the fourth time, the Vienna Symphonic Library has been presented with the prestigious “m.i.p.a. Award” (Musikmesse International Press Award). This year the m.i.p.a. community included more than 100 magazines whose editors voted for the Symphonic Cube in the category of “Sound Libraries”.


Electronic Musician's 2007 Editor's Choice Award for the Symphonic Cube
The Symphonic Cube has won a 2007 Electronic Musician Editors' Choice Award for Best Virtual Orchestra. This prestigious award will be formally announced in the January 2007 issue of Electronic Musician magazine.



Future Music Platinum Award
British Future Music magazine compared several virtual string instruments in their September 2006 issue. The test concluded with a Platinum Award for the winner: Vienna Instruments!




Symphonic Cube wins TEC Award 2006!
One of the 2006 Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards for Outstanding Technical Achievement has been bestowed upon the Vienna Symphonic Library. The readers of Mix Magazine chose the Symphonic Cube as the leading product in the broad category of Musical Instruments Technology.

The ceremony was held on October 7 at the San Francisco Hilton, on the second night of the 2006 AES Convention.

“We are extremely honored, proud, and happy having received the most prestigious award of the industry,” says Herb Tucmandl, creator and founder of the Vienna Symphonic Library. “I want to thank the whole team for their continuing efforts to create revolutionary products. Heartfelt thanks go to Christian Teuscher, the mastermind and software guru behind Vienna Instruments’ advanced technology. He managed to tame our unimaginable number of samples by creating these easy-to-use software instruments that are really fun to play.


MIX Certified Hit
Vienna Instruments were listed as among the Top-10 technology hits of the Winter NAMM Show reported in Mix Magazine, March 2006 issue, by the editors of the magazine.



m.i.p.a. Award 2006
Vienna Symphonic Library received the prestiguous “m.i.p.a. 2006“ (Musikmesse International Press Award). The mipa-community encompasses about 80 music magazines from all over the world to vote for the best products in more than 40 categories. This is already the third “m.i.p.a. award“ for the Vienna Symphonic Library.


m.i.p.a. Award 2004
At the Musikmesse 2004 in Frankfurt the Vienna Symphonic Library was announced as the winner of the mipa Award 2004 in the category of “Sound Library”. We are pleased to be chosen by 56 International Music Magazines for the 2nd year in a row. More than 300 international representatives of manufacturers and distributors have joined the 5th mipa Awards Show.


EQ Magazine's Exceptional Quality Award
The Vienna Symphonic Library Team expresses its thanks to EQ Magazine for being among the first-time-ever winners of EQ´s "Exceptional Quality Award". After receiving our very first award, EQ´s Blue Ribbon Award in January 2003, we are very honored and proud to be the winner of the second accolade from this renowned trade magazine.


Electronic Musician's Editor's Choice Award
The Vienna Symphonic Library received the Editor´s Choice Award 2004 of Electronic Musician in the category of Sample Libraries for "having generated the most enthusiasm for its attention to detail and its ambitious scope […] Several of the editors were especially pleased by this library's sound quality, and everyone agreed that it was an impressive undertaking. [...] Vienna Symphonic Library's sheer size, great sound quality, thoughtful organization, future expandability, and high-end features make it a sample collection that's hard to beat.


m.i.p.a. Award 2003
In 2003 the Vienna Symphonic Library was announced for the first time as the winner of the mipa Award in the category of “Sound Library”.


EQ Blue Ribbon Winner
In 2003 the Vienna Symphonic Library won the EQ Blue Ribbon Award, the predecessor of the Exceptional Quality Award.



Game Audio Network Award
The First Edition of the Vienna Symphonic Library won the award for Best Sound Library of the Game Audio Network Guild, a non-profit organization established to promote excellence in interactive music and sound.




TEC Award 2003 Nominee
In May 2003 the renowned American trade magazine “Mix Magazine” nominated the Vienna Symphonic Library for the “TEC Award 2003” in the category of “Outstanding Technical Achievement.



Creative Industries
The Vienna Business Agency (WWFF – Wiener Wirtschaftsförderungsfonds) awarded first place to the company Vienna Symphonic Library in its Call “Creative Industries”. This award was bestowed upon the Vienna Symphonic Library for the research project of a spatial audio mixing-engine for virtual symphonic orchestration based on the concept of multi-impulse convolution (MIR).


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