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Originals Orchestra

The cinematic orchestral starter pack

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  • The cinematic orchestral starter pack

    Originals Orchestra is the perfect starting point for anyone taking their first steps writing with an orchestral library. All you need — strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion, pads & piano — to instantly create cinematic scores, rich sonic compositions and modern sounding productions. Whether you're a beginner composer, a seasoned producer or a fan of our Originals range — expand your cinematic orchestral skills with Originals Orchestra.

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    What's included

    Listen to Originals Orchestra

    Firewood Piano

    Presets (5)
    • Firewood  
    • Firewood+Pad 
    • Felt 
    • Felt+Pad
    • Warps
    Signals (3)
    • Close — Condenser microphones placed over each shoulder of the player for an intimate and defined sound
    • Mid — A stereo pair blended with a vintage mono signal for a characterful sound
    • Pad — Piano samples recorded with the middle pedal pressed, allowing the resonating strings to create a natural reverberant pad

    Epic Strings

    Articulations (11)
    • Live — incorporates longs and shorts into a single playable patch
    • Long
    • Long Con Sordino
    • Short
    • Short Ostinato
    • Pizzicato
    • Long (Slow)
    • Long Con Sordino (Slow)
    • Long (Octave)
    • Long Con Sordino (Octave)
    • Short (Octave)
    Signals (3)
    • Room — A combination of Tree, Ambient, and Outrigger mics (the default setting)
    • Close — Add definition to the Room signal
    • Stretch — A stretched version of the Room, creating an ambient, synth-like texture

    Epic Brass and Woodwinds

    Presets (6)
    • Brass
    • Live
    • Long
    • Short
    • Woodwinds
    • Live
    • Long
    • Short
    Signals (3)
    • Room — A combination of Tree, Ambient, and Outrigger mics (the default setting)
    • Close — Add definition to the Room signal
    • Distorted — Add another dimension to your Brass and Woodwinds with this gritty effect

    Cinematic Percussion

    Presets (7)
    • Cymbals 
    • Tams & Gongs
    • Earthquake Hits
    • Metal Hits 
    • Percussion Hits - High 
    • Percussion Hits - Low
    • Swells
    Signals (3)
    • Close — A trio of valve microphones placed close to the hammers for detail and intimacy
    • Room — Mix of Tree and Ambient microphones
    • Distorted — Reamped through a guitar amp and subtle tape delay

    Cinematic Pads

    Presets (23)
    • Glacial Marimbium
    • Frosty Exhale
    • Chatter Organ
    • Midnight Waves
    • Deep Churn
    • Woodland Wind
    • Roadside Crosstalk
    • Slow Reeds
    • Bowed Glass
    • Nauseous Static
    • Falling Steam
    • Euphoric Sandstorm
    • Pulsing Water
    • Fluorescent Corridors
    • Halcyon Strings
    • Volcanic Beaches
    • Windswept Vessel
    • Trembling Tension
    • Cavernous Bellowing
    • Mountaintop Wind
    • Chilling Forest
    • Dystopian Ruin
    • Celestial Stops
    Signals (3)
    • Mellow – a dulcet pad created from orchestral samples, perfect for creating rich underbeds
    • Bright – an ethereal pad, carefully chosen to pair with the mellow pad
    • Cinematic – a distant pad created using hardware reverbs, perfect for creating atmospheric, ambient sound worlds


    What discount do I get on these Originals libraries by purchasing Originals Orchestra?

    Originals Orchestra is available for £99 $99 99€ RRP. Purchasing Originals Orchestra saves you over 30% off each individual library in this orchestra. These 5 products would cost you £/€/$145 if purchased separately.

    I previously purchased libraries included in Originals Orchestra. Can I choose different Originals libraries to make up the orchestra bundle? 

    It is not possible to change the library selections within this Originals Orchestra bundle. However, if you already own one or more products that feature in a bundle like this, you can make still make a saving when you buy the whole bundle. We call this “Complete Your Collection”.

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    Tech specs

    Mac system requirements

    10.13 to OS X 12

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

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

    Intel and M1 Macs supported

    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 Core 2.8GHz i5 (quad-core) or AMD Ryzen 5, 8GB RAM

    Recommended: Intel 2.8GHzi7 (six-core) or AMD R7 2700, 16GB RAM

    64-bit DAW required (32-bit DAWs not supported)

    File size

    15.3 GB