COMPARING BEST-SELLING LIBRARIES
Spitfire Audio co-founder Paul Thomson takes you through his favourite patches from the top 10 libraries he uses for scoring.
Spitfire Audio co-founder Christian Henson runs you through the main differences between three best-selling libraries.
Paul takes us through the key differences between all three editions of BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Not sure which string library to choose? Paul compares five libraries using legatos and spiccatos, helping you to find the right sound.
Paul explores both dedicated percussion libraries and percussion within orchestral libraries to help you make the right choices.
In-house composer Oliver takes you through a selection of string libraries, offering advice and guidance on choosing the right one for you.
Christian talks through his demo featuring Spitfire Studio Brass Professional and Spitfire Symphonic Brass, showcasing the differences between the libraries.
CHOOSING BY GENRE
Spitfire Audio composer Lucie draws upon influences such as Björk, Ólafur Arnalds, and Sigur Rós to compose an Icelandic-inspired piece of music
Homay breaks down her stunning fantasy piece, 'Sadie's Waltz'
In a special spooky video, Louis shows us how to write music for horror scenes
Dan Keen takes us through his stunning composition 'A Strange New World'
Homay shares the process behind her music for the Ólafur Arnalds Stratus trailer
FOR WRITING IN THE STYLE OF....
Composer Dan Keen shows us how to use Symphonic Organ to achieve the Hans Zimmer Interstellar sound
Oliver writes a piece inspired by Hildur Guðnadóttir's multi-award winning score for Todd Phillips' 'Joker'
Dan Keen builds a percussion-heavy composition inspired by Ludwig Göransson
Oliver takes us through a composition inspired by composer Gustavo Santaolalla
Louis Rugg breaks down a piece inspired by Masumi Ueda's iconic score
AN OVERVIEW OF SPITFIRE AUDIO LIBRARIES
IDEAL FIRST LIBRARIES
Perfect starting points for your composing journey, and some of our most popular products.
Libraries that combine orchestral instruments with atmospheric pads, percussion, synths, loops and more – all sharing the same sonic DNA
ENSEMBLE ORCHESTRAS (READY-ORCHESTRATED)
Perfect if you are new to orchestration, or just want impressive results, quickly. These libraries group instruments together into ensembles – combinations of instruments that naturally complement one another, and are often played together.
For more nuanced compositions, these libraries give you total control over individual instruments, offering a wide array of different articulations (playing styles).
For ultimate control and expression, professional editions offer more instruments, articulations (playing styles), microphones and microphone positions.
Discover the rich, luscious Hollywood sound of libraries recorded in Lyndhurst Hall at AIR Studios, London – the home of blockbuster film scores. Interstellar, Wonder Woman, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, to name just a few.
Harness the beauty and detail of smaller, chamber-sized groups of players for a closer, more nuanced and expressive sound.
If you prefer to use and control your own reverbs, the Spitfire Studio range offers pristine sampled instruments captured in the smaller, reverb-free environment of Studio One at AIR Studios, London.
Distinctive, captivating orchestral performances from some of the world’s most exciting, progressive musicians. Orchestral instruments, re-imagined.
Create instant sonic landscapes for suspense, intrigue, melancholy and many other emotions – all with just a few notes. These libraries provide an immediate foundation for captivating compositions.
DESIGNED FOR DRAMA
Built from the ground up to help you score drama, these tried-and-tested toolkits enable you to create beautiful compositions quickly.
From meticulously-sampled rare vintage keyboards through to the mind-bending possibilities of the eDNA engine, these libraries offer sounds you simply can’t find elsewhere.
THE SOUND OF PIONEERS
At Spitfire Audio we don't copy the sound of pioneering composers. Instead, we collaborate with them, together pushing foward the sonic boundaries of what’s possible.
LET YOUR EARS DECIDE
Be inspired by compositions created with a range of best-selling libraries.