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Originals Intimate Strings

Achingly emotional and detailed performances

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  • Achingly emotional and detailed performances

    Chamber section (8,6,4,4,3) featuring 25 of London’s finest string players. Expertly recorded in the reverberant acoustics of AIR Studios, home of blockbuster scores. Close, Tree & Vintage signals. 9 essential and extended techniques including Flautando, Half-Section, and Harmonics. Available in our free plug-in.

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    Our dedicated plugin

    Compatible with NKS

    9 articulations

    3 mic signals

    Dedicated plugin

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    What's included

    Articulations (9)

    • Longs
    • Longs CS 
    • Longs ½ Section
    • Flautando 
    • Harmonics 
    • Short 
    • Short CS
    • Pizzicato 
    • Short Col Legno  

    Signals (3)

    • Close — A trio of valve microphones placed close to the hammers for detail and intimacy.
    • Tree — To keep things intimate.
    • Vintage — Tape saturation, subtle spring reverb & EQ allowing users to add old-school colour to their string arrangements.


    What is Originals?

    Originals is a series of instant writing tools, expertly recorded in the Spitfire way at various high-end studios (including AIR Studios, home of blockbuster scores) simplified and presented in our easy-to-use plug-in. Clutter-free and focused, it features sliders for expression and dynamics, and a digital mod wheel that can be easily customised to the user’s personal workflow, as well as a selection of essential articulations, presets and controls. It’s the perfect next step from LABS, for anyone wanting to add a touch of Spitfire magic to their recordings.

    How do I add Originals into Kontakt?

    You don’t! Originals is presented in a dedicated plugin available as VST2, VST3, AAX and AU, so it can be used directly in your favourite DAW.

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    Tech specs

    Mac system requirements

    Mac OS X 10.13 to OS 12

    Machine must be connected to the internet during install

    32-bit DAWs not supported

    PC system requirements

    Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit)

    Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2

    Machine must be connected to the internet during install

    32-bit DAWs not supported

    File size

    3.4 GB

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