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  • The universal starting point

    Start writing music with the world-famous BBC Symphony Orchestra.

    33 instruments brought to life inside our free, easy-to-use plugin, compatible with any major music creation software – from Garageband to Pro Tools. A whole orchestra of the highest quality at your fingertips. Designed to make orchestral scoring accessible to music creators of every level – from those just starting out, to professional composers. 

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    Our dedicated plugin

    Compatible with NKS

    33 instruments

    1 mix signal

    47 techniques

    Dedicated plugin

    Listen to BBC Symphony Orchestra Discover

    Discover on a laptop
    Discover GUI

    Modeswitching

    Mode switching

    Each edition is fully interchangeable through Spitfire’s innovative mode switching technology, making it easier than ever to share and collaborate with fellow composers, regardless of which edition they own. This makes Discover an extremely useful tool for composers of all levels writing on the go, or with the most basic technical setup, who can then go on to complete their compositions in Core or Professional.

    The Page

    With this philosophy in mind, we have created The Page: a singular knowledge resource created with and for our community, to learn, share and collaborate — consistently updated with exciting new BBC Symphony Orchestra material.

    What's included

    Strings

    Violin 1
    Long (vib)
    Spiccato
    Pizz
    Trem

    Violin 2
    Long (vib)
    Spiccato
    Pizz
    Trem

    Violas
    Long (vib)
    Spiccato
    Pizz
    Trem

    Celli
    Long (vib)
    Spiccato
    Pizz
    Trem

    Basses
    Long (vib)
    Spiccato
    Pizz

    Woodwind

    Piccolo
    Long
    Stacmo

    Flutes A3
    Long
    Stacmo

    Oboes A3
    Long
    Stacmo

    Clarinets A3
    Long
    Stacmo

    Bassoons A3
    Long
    Stacmo

    Brass

    Horns A4
    Long
    Stacmo

    Trumpets A2
    Long
    Stacmo

    Tenor trombones A3

    Long
    Stacmo

    Bass trombones A2
    Long
    Stacmo

    Tuba
    Long
    Stacmo

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    FAQs

    Can I use this library on more than one computer?

    Yes, this is a single user license, but our EULA allows for installation on up to two computers at a time.


    If I want to install this library on a second computer, do I have to download it again?

    No, you can simply copy the “Spitfire Audio - BBC Symphony Orchestra” folder over and use the Repair feature in the Spitfire Audio App to ensure the plugin can find all the content that it needs.

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    Tech specs

    Mac system requirements

    Mac OS X 10.13 to OS 12

    Minimum: 2.8GHz i5 minimum (quad-core), 8GB RAM

    Recommended: 2.8GHz i7 (six-core), 16GB RAM

    Intel and M1 Apple computers

    64 bit DAW required (32 bit DAWs not supported)


    PC system requirements

    Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 AND Windows 11 (latest Service Pack, 64-bit)

    Minimum: Intel 2.8 GHz i5 (quad-core) or AMD Ryzen 5

    Recommended: Intel 2.8 GHz i7 (six-core) or AMD R7 2700

    32 bit DAWs not supported


    File size

    200MB

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