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Spitfire Studio Woodwinds Professional

Your Creativity, Your Control

Spitfire Studio Woodwinds is the third and final release in our vital Studio Orchestra range. By choosing the crisp and vibrant setting of Air Studio One – a smaller, more controllable space than the opulent Lyndhurst Hall – we offer our fellow composers a woodwind library that captures every grain in depth and detail. As with our other Professional Studio libraries, we have pursued less frequently heard relatives of the section – from the guttural, knotted depths of the contrabassoon to the gleaming sounds of the piccolo — solo and section performances, and an abundant range of articulations. The Professional edition gives you extra instruments, such as the contrabass clarinet and cor anglais, two mixes from renowned engineer Simon Rhodes, and extra mic positions — move from intimate microphones through to outriggers and ambients, or mix and match for absolute tonal control. Boasting the widest emotional range of performance in pin-sharp detail, Spitfire Studio Woodwinds Professional will breathe new life in to your orchestra.

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Junkyard Sortie — Paul Thomson (Professional) (0:00 / 1:41)

The Sleeper In The Vale — Christian Henson (Professional) (0:00 / 2:31)

Purgatory - Oliver Patrice Weder (Professional) (0:00 / 2:13)

Mischief By Daylight - Homay Schmitz (Professional) (0:00 / 1:40)

New Life - Oliver Patrice Weder (Professional) (0:00 / 2:35)

Open Resistance - Homay Schmitz (Professional) (0:00 / 2:25)

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Product Info

  • ~170745 Samples
  • 102.0 GB download size Too large to download? Choose hard drive delivery at checkout.
  • 102.0 GB disk space required during install
  • Mac system requirements Mac OS X 10.10 or later, Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 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

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Spitfire Studio Orchestra Professional

YOUR CREATIVITY, YOUR CONTROL

Two years in the making, Studio Woodwinds is the third section in our new Studio Orchestra series. It has all the treasured Spitfire hallmarks: A-list London session players, the best instruments and an unparalleled signal path recorded to tape by Grammy award-winning engineer Simon Rhodes – in a room perfectly suited to capturing the granular detail and velvet sonority of the woodwind family. As with our existing symphonic and chamber ranges, we have applied a “no stone unturned” approach: an encyclopaedia of articulations, dynamic layers and round-robins for seamless, nuanced realism.

Studio Woodwinds is available in two versions: Spitfire Studio Woodwinds and Spitfire Studio Woodwinds Professional.


Spitfire Studio Woodwinds takes you straight to the section’s roots for instant results: 143 articulations across 11 instruments, including 5 solo – all recorded to a Decca tree rig featuring Schoeps microphones. The Professional edition offers you all of this and more, giving you 15 instruments – from the dazzling piccolo, down to the underbelly of the section: contrabassoon, contrabass clarinet and bass flute. Extensive control of the sound is available, with the inclusion of two ready-to-go mixes, two close-mic arrangements, two Decca tree setups, ambients and outriggers. You can access and personalise your own mix of Simon’s microphone armoury — from pin-sharp to super-wide, picked up by the best from Neumann, Schoeps and Sennheiser. This peerless detail and control extends to the articulations, which fulfil all the traditional requirements, but include extended techniques such as multitongue, air and key FX, staccatissimo and swells. Instantly usable, and immediately musical, whatever stage you are at.



Spitfire users now have a comprehensive range of orchestral manoeuvres. We believe Studio Woodwinds suits users of our existing Lyndhurst Hall ranges as an essential sonic alternative. It is also perfect for those looking to buy a woodwinds library that will give them the most bang for their buck – being usable in the widest range of musical settings, ready for your own favourite reverbs and FX. With the versatility we have engineered into this library, we have no doubt that Spitfire Studio Woodwinds will be a cherished part of your music-making over the next decade.





Simon Rhodes was an obvious choice for our entirely new Studio Orchestra range — a microphone magician with multiple Grammy awards to his name, and a senior engineer at Abbey Road Studios. Simon has worked at the highest level in film score recording, having been James Horner’s go-to engineer for 18 years. Blockbuster movies such as Avatar, Skyfall and Spectre have also had the Rhodes treatment.


“For the Spitfire Studio Woodwinds sessions, the approach echoes what we did with the Studio Strings and Brass, so there is complete consistency between the libraries. The main Schoeps room mics were the same, and I captured two flavours of spots.”


You can choose Simon’s mix, or, with the Professional edition of the library, customise from the various mic options, from close to ambient, as well as two ‘Tree’ setups, both using Schoeps microphones. “The second uses Schoeps MK 21 wide cardioids (or sub-cardioids), which are great for keeping the room sound at bay while allowing you to get a sense of distance and perspective.”





Spitfire Studio Brass.
Spitfire Studio Strings.

GUIs

The Overview Panel

This is the main interface for melodic instruments. Its default view displays all available playing techniques, has a simple microphone mixer and includes the main feature controllers.

General Controls Panel

This view allows further in-depth control of the instrument, showing all available signals and feature controllers, as well as the ability to purge techniques from memory to reduce system usage.

The Ostinatum

In this view you can add notes to a pattern sequencer, select which key it triggers on and then play for instant ostinato creation. It’s like an arpeggiator on a synthesiser.

Product Reviews

Presets / Techniques / Articulations / Mics / Mixes

Instruments:

  • Piccolo Flute
  • Flute Solo
  • Flutes a3
  • Alto Flute
  • Bass Flute
  • Oboe Solo
  • Oboes a3
  • Cor Anglais
  • Clarinet Solo
  • Clarinets a3
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Contrabass Clarinet
  • Bassoon Solo
  • Bassoons a3
  • Contrabassoon
  • Extended techniques:
  • Piccolo Flute - Core techniques
  • Piccolo Flute - Decorative techniques
  • Flute Solo - Core techniques
  • Flute Solo - Decorative techniques
  • Flutes a3 - Core techniques
  • Flutes a3 - Decorative techniques
  • Alto Flute - Core techniques
  • Alto Flute - Decorative techniques
  • Bass Flute - Core techniques
  • Bass Flute - Decorative techniques
  • Oboe Solo - Core techniques
  • Oboe Solo - Decorative techniques
  • Oboes a3 - Core techniques
  • Oboes a3 - Decorative techniques
  • Cor Anglais - Core techniques
  • Cor Anglais - Decorative techniques
  • Clarinet Solo - Core techniques
  • Clarinet Solo - Decorative techniques
  • Clarinets a3 - Core techniques
  • Clarinets a3 - Decorative techniques
  • Bass Clarinet - Core techniques
  • Bass Clarinet - Decorative techniques
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Core techniques
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Decorative techniques
  • Bassoon Solo - Core techniques
  • Bassoon Solo - Decorative techniques
  • Bassoons a3 - Core techniques
  • Contrabassoon - Core techniques
Individual articulations:
  • Piccolo Flute:
  • Piccolo Flute - Falls
  • Piccolo Flute - FX 1 Keynoise
  • Piccolo Flute - FX 2 Air
  • Piccolo Flute - Long Flutter
  • Piccolo Flute - Long Hollow
  • Piccolo Flute - Long Sfz
  • Piccolo Flute - Long
  • Piccolo Flute - Multitongue
  • Piccolo Flute - Rips
  • Piccolo Flute - Short Marcato
  • Piccolo Flute - Short Staccatissimo
  • Piccolo Flute - Short Staccato
  • Piccolo Flute - Short Tenuto
  • Piccolo Flute - Swell
  • Piccolo Flute - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Piccolo Flute - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Flute Solo:
  • Flute Solo - Falls
  • Flute Solo - FX 1 Keynoise
  • Flute Solo - FX 2 Air
  • Flute Solo - Long Flutter
  • Flute Solo - Long Hollow
  • Flute Solo - Long Sfz
  • Flute Solo - Long
  • Flute Solo - Multitongue
  • Flute Solo - Rips
  • Flute Solo - Short Marcato
  • Flute Solo - Short Staccatissimo
  • Flute Solo - Short Staccato
  • Flute Solo - Short Tenuto
  • Flute Solo - Swell
  • Flute Solo - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Flute Solo - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Flutes a3:
  • Flutes a3 - Falls
  • Flutes a3 - FX 1 Keynoise
  • Flutes a3 - FX 2 Air
  • Flutes a3 - Long Flutter
  • Flutes a3 - Long Hollow
  • Flutes a3 - Long Sfz
  • Flutes a3 - Long
  • Flutes a3 - Multitongue
  • Flutes a3 - Rips
  • Flutes a3 - Short Marcato
  • Flutes a3 - Short Staccatissimo
  • Flutes a3 - Short Staccato
  • Flutes a3 - Short Tenuto
  • Flutes a3 - Swell
  • Flutes a3 - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Flutes a3 - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Alto Flute:
  • Alto Flute - Falls
  • Alto Flute - FX 1 Keynoise
  • Alto Flute - FX 2 Air
  • Alto Flute - Long Flutter
  • Alto Flute - Long Hollow
  • Alto Flute - Long Sfz
  • Alto Flute - Long
  • Alto Flute - Multitongue
  • Alto Flute - Rips
  • Alto Flute - Short Marcato
  • Alto Flute - Short Staccatissimo
  • Alto Flute - Short Staccato
  • Alto Flute - Short Tenuto
  • Alto Flute - Swell
  • Alto Flute - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Alto Flute - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Bass Flute:
  • Bass Flute - Falls
  • Bass Flute - Long Flutter
  • Bass Flute - Long Hollow
  • Bass Flute - Long Sfz
  • Bass Flute - Long
  • Bass Flute - Multitongue
  • Bass Flute - Rips
  • Bass Flute - Short Marcato
  • Bass Flute - Short Staccatissimo
  • Bass Flute - Short Staccato
  • Bass Flute - Short Tenuto
  • Bass Flute - Swell
  • Bass Flute - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Bass Flute - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Oboe Solo:
  • Oboe Solo - Falls
  • Oboe Solo - Long Sfz
  • Oboe Solo - Long
  • Oboe Solo - Multitongue
  • Oboe Solo - Rips
  • Oboe Solo - Short Marcato
  • Oboe Solo - Short Staccatissimo
  • Oboe Solo - Short Staccato
  • Oboe Solo - Short Tenuto
  • Oboe Solo - Swell
  • Oboe Solo - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Oboe Solo - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Oboes a3:
  • Oboes a3 - Long Sfz
  • Oboes a3 - Long
  • Oboes a3 - Multitongue
  • Oboes a3 - Short Marcato
  • Oboes a3 - Short Staccatissimo
  • Oboes a3 - Short Staccato
  • Oboes a3 - Short Tenuto
  • Oboes a3 - Swell
  • Oboes a3 - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Oboes a3 - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Cor Anglais:
  • Cor Anglais - Long Sfz
  • Cor Anglais - Long
  • Cor Anglais - Multitongue
  • Cor Anglais - Short Marcato
  • Cor Anglais - Short Staccatissimo
  • Cor Anglais - Short Staccato
  • Cor Anglais - Short Tenuto
  • Cor Anglais - Swell
  • Cor Anglais - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Cor Anglais - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Clarinet Solo:
  • Clarinet Solo - Long Flutter
  • Clarinet Solo - Long Sfz
  • Clarinet Solo - Long
  • Clarinet Solo - Multitongue
  • Clarinet Solo - Short Marcato
  • Clarinet Solo - Short Staccato
  • Clarinet Solo - Short Tenuto
  • Clarinet Solo - Swell
  • Clarinet Solo - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Clarinet Solo - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Clarinets a3:
  • Clarinets a3 - Long Flutter
  • Clarinets a3 - Long Sfz
  • Clarinets a3 - Long
  • Clarinets a3 - Multitongue
  • Clarinets a3 - Short Marcato
  • Clarinets a3 - Short Staccato
  • Clarinets a3 - Short Tenuto
  • Clarinets a3 - Swell
  • Clarinets a3 - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Clarinets a3 - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Bass Clarinet:
  • Bass Clarinet - Long Flutter
  • Bass Clarinet - Long Sfz
  • Bass Clarinet - Long
  • Bass Clarinet - Multitongue
  • Bass Clarinet - Short Marcato
  • Bass Clarinet - Short Staccato
  • Bass Clarinet - Short Tenuto
  • Bass Clarinet - Swell
  • Contrabass Clarinet:
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Long Flutter
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Long Sfz
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Long
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Short Marcato
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Short Staccato
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Short Tenuto
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Swell
  • Bassoon Solo:
  • Bassoon Solo - Long Flutter
  • Bassoon Solo - Long Sfz
  • Bassoon Solo - Long
  • Bassoon Solo - Multitongue
  • Bassoon Solo - Short Marcato
  • Bassoon Solo - Short Staccato
  • Bassoon Solo - Short Tenuto
  • Bassoon Solo - Swell
  • Bassoon Solo - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Bassoon Solo - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Bassoons a3:
  • Bassoons a3 - Long Sfz
  • Bassoons a3 - Long
  • Bassoons a3 - Short Marcato
  • Bassoons a3 - Short Staccato
  • Bassoons a3 - Short Tenuto
  • Bassoons a3 - Swell
  • Bassoons a3 - Trill (Major 2nd)
  • Bassoons a3 - Trill (Minor 2nd)
  • Contrabassoon:
  • Contrabassoon - Long Flutter
  • Contrabassoon - Long Sfz
  • Contrabassoon - Long
  • Contrabassoon - Short Marcato
  • Contrabassoon - Short Staccato
  • Contrabassoon - Short Tenuto
  • Contrabassoon - Swell
Legato techniques:
  • Piccolo Flute - Legato
  • Flute Solo - Legato
  • Flutes a3 - Legato
  • Alto Flute - Legato
  • Bass Flute - Legato
  • Oboe Solo - Legato
  • Oboes a3 - Legato
  • Cor Anglais - Legato
  • Clarinet Solo - Legato
  • Clarinets a3 - Legato
  • Bass Clarinet - Legato
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Legato
  • Bassoon Solo - Legato
  • Bassoons a3 - Legato
  • Contrabassoon - Legato
Other patches:
  • Piccolo Flute - Economic Longs
  • Piccolo Flute - Economic Shorts
  • Piccolo Flute - Light resources
  • Piccolo Flute - Time machine
  • Flute Solo - Economic Longs
  • Flute Solo - Economic Shorts
  • Flute Solo - Light resources
  • Flute Solo - Time machine
  • Flutes a3 - Economic Longs
  • Flutes a3 - Economic Shorts
  • Flutes a3 - Light resources
  • Flutes a3 - Time machine
  • Alto Flute - Economic Longs
  • Alto Flute - Economic Shorts
  • Alto Flute - Light resources
  • Alto Flute - Time machine
  • Bass Flute - Economic Longs
  • Bass Flute - Economic Shorts
  • Bass Flute - Light resources
  • Bass Flute - Time machine
  • Oboe Solo - Economic Longs
  • Oboe Solo - Economic Shorts
  • Oboe Solo - Light resources
  • Oboe Solo - Time machine
  • Oboes a3 - Economic Longs
  • Oboes a3 - Economic Shorts
  • Oboes a3 - Light resources
  • Oboes a3 - Time machine
  • Cor Anglais - Economic Longs
  • Cor Anglais - Economic Shorts
  • Cor Anglais - Light resources
  • Cor Anglais - Time machine
  • Clarinet Solo - Economic Longs
  • Clarinet Solo - Economic Shorts
  • Clarinet Solo - Light resources
  • Clarinet Solo - Time machine
  • Clarinets a3 - Economic Longs
  • Clarinets a3 - Economic Shorts
  • Clarinets a3 - Light resources
  • Clarinets a3 - Time machine
  • Bass Clarinet - Economic Longs
  • Bass Clarinet - Economic Shorts
  • Bass Clarinet - Light resources
  • Bass Clarinet - Time machine
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Economic Longs
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Economic Shorts
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Light resources
  • Contrabass Clarinet - Time machine
  • Bassoon Solo - Economic Longs
  • Bassoon Solo - Economic Shorts
  • Bassoon Solo - Light resources
  • Bassoon Solo - Time machine
  • Bassoons a3 - Economic Longs
  • Bassoons a3 - Economic Shorts
  • Bassoons a3 - Light resources
  • Bassoons a3 - Time machine
  • Contrabassoon - Economic Longs
  • Contrabassoon - Economic Shorts
  • Contrabassoon - Light resources
  • Contrabassoon - Time machine

Mics & Mixes

Mics
  • C1 - Close mics
  • C2 - Leader close mic
  • T1 - Tree 1
  • T2 - Tree 2
  • A - Ambience mics
  • O - Outriggers

Mixes
  • M1 - Mix 1
  • M2 - Mix 2

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