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SABLE STRINGS – OUT MONDAY 11th FEBRUARY!

After the delights of enormous string libraries, providing broad brush stroke approaches to writing, which have characterised recent film, gaming and TV music to some extent, Spitfire are at last proud to present a new set of brushes. The finest of sable brushes, if you will, to provide you with the tools you need to write detailed and focussed string parts that have a personality and style that represents your personality, that expresses your creative will and provides you with fresh pastures of experimentation.

Spitfire presents SABLE.

Part of a new, long-term project entitled THE BRITISH MODULAR LIBRARY providing composers with the ability to add fine detail, musical expression, beauty and focus to their work. To write music that musicians love to play and to get the most out of smaller ensembles and the wealth of timbral colour and character they can add to any project. After many years of development experience Spitfire will present this library with a user interface and set of features unprecedented in any library to date. With 7 mic positions, recorded at 96k through vintage valve and ribbon mics to tape through Neve premaps and Prism convertors, and presented at 48k, 24bit in Kontakt format, and additionally three extremely useful ‘mixed’ versions presented in Stereo and 5.1 Surround.

Sable is presented in modular volumes recorded “THE SPITFIRE WAY” finest players London has to offer, playing in the hall at Air Studios, regarded as one of the greatest scoring stages in the world.

Sable will feature 4 x 1st Violins, 3 x 2nd Violins (totally different players seated in their correct positions), 3 x Violas, 3 x Cellos and 3 x Contrabasses.

Sable will be at first presented in 3 modules:

Sable 1 Box Shot LOCKEDSable 2 Box Shot LOCKEDSable 3 Box Shot LOCKED

Sable volume 1, will feature our 1st Violins and Cellos playing “essential articulations”. It goes on sale on Monday 11th Feb at 8pm GMT — thats 12 midday PST. Immediately downloadable are the main mics (CTAO), and Stereo Mix content. The downloads for ALT mics and 5.1 mixes will go live about 7-10 days later so everyone gets a smooth download.

DISCOUNT PERIOD

Vols 1 and 2 will have an introductory price of £299 (RRP £399) each on release lasting two weeks. Vol 3 will not have an introductory price period. Go HERE for more information.

(If you buy separately during the introductory periods you’ll get the full package for £299, £299, £199 = £797)

EARLY ADOPTER OFFER: for people who buy Vol 1 on release but also want to preorder the other 2 volumes: they get ALL 3 VOLS at 30% OFF!! = £697. These EARLY ADOPTERS will also get a 20% discount voucher to use off any future purchase! Go HERE for more information.

Offer period lasts until March 1st.

Here’s the pre-release draft patch and mic list:

VOLUME 1 : PATCH LIST

V1 (a4)
Legato
Long (NV)
Long (Vib)
Long Con Sord (NV)
Long Con Sord (Vib)
Short Spiccato
Short Spiccato (feathered)
Short Staccato
Short Staccato (dig)
Short Con Sord
Short Pizzicato
Short Bartok
Short Col Legno
Flautando
Tremolando
Trill (Maj)
Trill (Min)

VC (a3)
Legato
Long (NV)
Long (Vib)
Long Con Sord (NV)
Long Con Sord (Vib)
Short Spiccato
Short Staccato
Short Con Sord
Short Pizzicato
Short Bartok
Short Col Legno
Flautando
Tremolando
Trill (Maj)
Trill (Min)

_Economical Brushes_
V1 – Economical Decorative Articulations
Flautando
Tremolando
Trill (Maj)
Trill (Min)
V1 – Economical Long Articulations
Long (NV)
Long (Vib)
Long Con Sord (NV)
Long Con Sord (Vib)
Long (Harmonics)
V1 – Economical Short Articulations
Short Spiccato
Short Spiccato (feathered)
Short Staccato
Short Staccato (dig)
Short Con Sord
Short Pizzicato
Short Bartok
Short Col Legno
VC – Economical Decorative Articulations
Flautando
Tremolando
Trill (Maj)
Trill (Min)
VC – Economical Long Articulations
Long (NV)
Long (Vib)
Long Con Sord (NV)
Long Con Sord (Vib)
Long (Harmonics)
VC – Economical Short Articulations
Short Spiccato
Short Staccato
Short Con Sord
Short Pizzicato
Short Bartok
Short Col Legno

_Individual brushes_
V1 – Col Legno
V1 – Flautando
V1 – Legato
V1 – Long CS
V1 – Long
V1 – Longs Harmonics
V1 – Pizzicato Bartok
V1 – Pizzicato
V1 – Short CS
V1 – Short Spicc Feathered
V1 – Short Spicc
V1 – Short Stacc Dig
V1 – Short Stacc
V1 – Tremolo
V1 – Trills
VC – Col Legno
VC – Flautando
VC – Legato
VC – Long CS
VC – Long Harmonics
VC – Long
VC – Pizzicato Bartok
VC – Pizzicato
VC – Short Spic
VC – Short Stacc
VC – Tremolo
VC – Trills MajMin

_Other brushes_
V1 – Albion I Overlay
V1 – Albion II Overlay
V1 – Solo Strings Overlay
V1 – The Punch Cog
V1 – Time Machine – Short notes
VC – Albion I Overlay
VC – Albion II Overlay
VC – Albion III Overlay
VC – Solo Strings Overlay
VC – The Punch Cog
VC – Time Machine – Short notes

MIC CONTROLS (individual)
close
close ribbon
stage (this is a very very different configuration, mic selection and sound compared to the tree)
decca tree
ambient
outriggers
gallery

MIC CONTROLS (premixed by Jake Jackson, yet to be titled)
Big Mix (stereo)
Big Mix (surround)
Smaller Mix (stereo)
Smaller Mix (surround)
Pop Mix (stereo)
Pop Mix (surround)

Volume 2, due for release April 2013 features Violin 2, Violas and Contrabasses, and then Volume 3, due for release June 2013 features ‘extended articulations’ for Violin 1 and Cellos.

SABLE PRICING OPTIONS:

SABLE VOL 1 (V1, VC): RRP £399
SABLE VOL 2 (V2, Va, CB): RRP £399
SABLE VOL 3 (V1, VC extended): RRP £199

Total cost RRP £997

DISCOUNT STRUCTURE:

Vols 1 and 2 will have an introductory price of £299 each on release lasting two weeks. Vol 3 will not have an introductory price period.

(If you buy separately during the introductory periods you’ll get the full package for £299, £299, £199 = £797)

EARLY ADOPTER OFFER: for people who buy Vol 1 on release but also want to preorder the other 2 volumes: they get ALL 3 VOLS at 30% OFF!! = £697. These EARLY ADOPTERS will also get a 20% discount voucher to use off any future purchase! FOR MORE INFO GO HERE.

Please check back with us HERE for more info, demos, and walkthroughs.

Here’s a useful CALENDAR which you can subscribe to for details of our release schedule and alerts for promo period starts and ends.

NB REQUIRES A FULL VERSION OF KONTAKT 4.2.4 OR KONTAKT 5 TO RUN.