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CHOOSING LIBRARIES

COMPARING BEST-SELLING LIBRARIES

Top 10 Libraries for Film Scoring
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Top 10 Libraries for Film Scoring

Spitfire Audio co-founder Paul Thomson takes you through his favourite patches from the top 10 libraries he uses for scoring.

Abbey Road One vs. BBC Symphony Orchestra vs. Albion ONE
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Abbey Road One vs. BBC Symphony Orchestra vs. Albion ONE

Spitfire Audio co-founder Christian Henson runs you through the main differences between three best-selling libraries.

Comparing BBC Symphony Orchestra Discover, Core and Professional
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Comparing BBC Symphony Orchestra Discover, Core and Professional

Paul takes us through the key differences between all three editions of BBC Symphony Orchestra.

COMPARING INSTRUMENTS

NEW! Comparing String Libraries
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NEW! Comparing String Libraries

Not sure which string library to choose? Paul compares five libraries using legatos and spiccatos, helping you to find the right sound.

NEW! Comparing Percussion

NEW! Comparing Percussion

Paul explores both dedicated percussion libraries and percussion within orchestral libraries to help you make the right choices.

Your Guide To String Libraries
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Your Guide To String Libraries

In-house composer Oliver takes you through a selection of string libraries, offering advice and guidance on choosing the right one for you.

Studio vs. Symphonic Brass
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Studio vs. Symphonic Brass

Christian talks through his demo featuring Spitfire Studio Brass Professional and Spitfire Symphonic Brass, showcasing the differences between the libraries.

CHOOSING BY GENRE

Writing Icelandic Style Music with Ólafur Arnalds Stratus
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Writing Icelandic Style Music with Ólafur Arnalds Stratus

Spitfire Audio composer Lucie draws upon influences such as Björk, Ólafur Arnalds, and Sigur Rós to compose an Icelandic-inspired piece of music

Writing 'Fantasy' Music
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Writing 'Fantasy' Music

Homay breaks down her stunning fantasy piece, 'Sadie's Waltz'

How To Write Music For 'Horror'
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How To Write Music For 'Horror'

In a special spooky video, Louis shows us how to write music for horror scenes

'Film Noir' Inspired Composition
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'Film Noir' Inspired Composition

Dan Keen takes us through his stunning composition 'A Strange New World'

Writing Modern Trailer Music
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Writing Modern Trailer Music

Homay shares the process behind her music for the Ólafur Arnalds Stratus trailer

FOR WRITING IN THE STYLE OF....

Writing in the Style of Hans Zimmer's Interstellar
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Writing in the Style of Hans Zimmer's Interstellar

Composer Dan Keen shows us how to use Symphonic Organ to achieve the Hans Zimmer Interstellar sound

Writing In The Style Of 'Joker'
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Writing In The Style Of 'Joker'

Oliver writes a piece inspired by Hildur Guðnadóttir's multi-award winning score for Todd Phillips' 'Joker'

Writing in the Style of 'Tenet'
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Writing in the Style of 'Tenet'

Dan Keen builds a percussion-heavy composition inspired by Ludwig Göransson

Writing in the Style of 'The Last of Us'
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Writing in the Style of 'The Last of Us'

Oliver takes us through a composition inspired by composer Gustavo Santaolalla

Writing In The Style Of 'Resident Evil'
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Writing In The Style Of 'Resident Evil'

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.

ALL-IN-ONE LIBRARIES

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.

DETAILED ORCHESTRAS

For more nuanced compositions, these libraries give you total control over individual instruments, offering a wide array of different articulations (playing styles).

PRO-LEVEL ORCHESTRAS

For ultimate control and expression, professional editions offer more instruments, articulations (playing styles), microphones and microphone positions.

EPIC

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.

INTIMATE

Harness the beauty and detail of smaller, chamber-sized groups of players for a closer, more nuanced and expressive sound.

DRY (REVERB-FREE)

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.

UNCONVENTIONAL ORCHESTRAL

Distinctive, captivating orchestral performances from some of the world’s most exciting, progressive musicians. Orchestral instruments, re-imagined.

CAPTIVATING TEXTURES

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.

ELECTRONIC

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.