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Own every existing Spitfire Audio product, in one vast collection. Over 2.5 terabytes of inspiring, world-class sounds and creative tools, used by the world’s best composers on everything from blockbuster film scores through to avant-garde records and cutting-edge production and sound design. These 70+ products would cost you over $20,000 if purchased separately. Discover enormous orchestras recorded at AIR Studios, and collaborations with the world’s best composers —Hans Zimmer, the master of film scoring, Ólafur Arnalds, Eric Whitacre and more. From solo, virtuosic performances capturing every articulation, to complete symphony orchestras; from avant-garde textures and evolutions to epic synthesizers — it’s all here. Highly sophisticated yet easy to use interfaces will inspire you to make every sound your own, offering you endless creative possibilities.
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The Horror (Shakuhachi) - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 1:39)
Olivia's Glass - Joe Thwaites (0:00 / 1:28)
Igneous ABach FX - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 0:30)
THE ARTISANS - PERFORMANCE PATCH - ANDY BLANEY (0:00 / 2:35)
Simple Beauty (Context 1) - C.Henson (0:00 / 2:32)
Subterranian Tunnels - P Thomson (0:00 / 1:36)
HMS Beagle - EVG2 Contextual - O. Patrice Weder (0:00 / 4:42)
Subterranea - PT (0:00 / 0:48)
The Journey - O P Weder (0:00 / 2:09)
Cello Impromptu - Andy B (0:00 / 0:45)
Pavanfusi2 (0:00 / 0:44)
Swarming Simplicity - Oliver Patrice Weder (0:00 / 2:08)
SPACE TRAVEL - J. Matthias (0:00 / 4:59)
Orstscape - Contextual - O P Weder (0:00 / 2:00)
Pillars Of Man - Harnek Mudhar (0:00 / 2:52)
A Fisherman's Heart - Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 3:12)
A Tear Drops Pt1 - Oliver Patrice Weder (0:00 / 3:01)
Awakening - Paul Saunderson (0:00 / 4:07)
End Of All Systems — Christian Henson (0:00 / 3:02)
Circus DeMille — Andy Blaney (0:00 / 3:12)
Trailer Music — Christian Henson (0:00 / 1:13)
Ice Storm — Andy Blaney (0:00 / 2:22)
First Wave - Ty Unwin (0:00 / 1:54)
To The Edge — Homay Schmitz (feat. other libraries) (0:00 / 1:59)
Pulse Adrift - Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 2:06)
Futuristic Sleigh Ride - Christian Henson (0:00 / 2:32)
Montaigne - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 3:35)
Traitor's Motif - Blake Robinson (0:00 / 2:16)
Solstice (feat. Olafur Arnalds Composer Toolkit) - Oliver Patrice Weder (0:00 / 3:05)
Trailer Music — Christian Henson (feat. other libraries) (0:00 / 1:02)
Earwig — Louis Rugg (0:00 / 3:42)
Betty — Jez Ashurst (0:00 / 1:46)
Holding Fast — Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 2:26)
Forget-Me-Not — Louis Rugg (0:00 / 1:53)
Dark Pines — Christian Henson & Oliver Patrice Weder (0:00 / 2:11)
Apple Cores — Louis Rugg (0:00 / 1:58)
The Bench (Murder Case) — Oliver Patrice Weder (0:00 / 1:06)
Trailer Music — Hugh Brunt (0:00 / 1:00)
Space Hopper — Robert Ames & Ben Corrigan (0:00 / 3:42)
Ravine Chase — Paul Thomson (0:00 / 1:41)
Stirring After Dark — Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 1:16)
We Know Every Time - Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 2:02)
Carousel — Oliver Patrice Weder (0:00 / 1:43)
Paradigm Shift ii — Christian Henson (0:00 / 3:19)
Surrender - Snorri Hallgrímsson (0:00 / 4:33)
Earthly Triumph - Christian Henson (0:00 / 1:20)
Jack in the Box — Andy Blaney — Violin (Virtuoso)Total Performance (0:00 / 5:05)
Supernatural — Oliver Patrice Weder (eDNA Earth vs. Orchestral Swarm) (0:00 / 2:30)
The Planets, Op.32: Mars, The Bringer Of War — Gustav Holst (arr. Oliver Patrice Weder) (0:00 / 1:22)
Modern Tension Bed — Christian Henson (Professional Edition) (0:00 / 2:40)
Selects: Way In — Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 1:17)
Shifting Apertures - Christian Henson (0:00 / 2:41)
For Every Tomorrow - Homay Schmitz (Contextual) (0:00 / 2:38)
No Man's Sanctuary - Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 1:33)
Cold Hands Working - Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 2:17)
Fall In - Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 2:03)
OACE Demo — Ólafur Arnalds (0:00 / 2:47)
Gold Mining - Oliver Patrice Weder (0:00 / 3:21)
Battle Of The Bones - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 1:25)
Bernard Herrmann Vs Spitfire Symphonic Orchestra - C. Henson (0:00 / 2:32)
Benny - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 4:05)
Outer Voice - Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 4:23)
Scenes From The Tundra - Borgarts&Kolinski (0:00 / 3:52)
Winged Migration - A. Blaney (0:00 / 2:28)
Crystals - Oliver Patrice Weder (0:00 / 3:23)
Mr. Watanabe - Daniel Gadd (0:00 / 2:59)
Unjaded Delight - Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 2:59)
Behind The Fence - Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 1:53)
Rest - Blake Ewing (0:00 / 2:58)
The Magician - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 2:01)
The Alchemist (extended version) - Oliver Patrice Weder (0:00 / 3:18)
All We Do - Homay Schmitz (0:00 / 2:47)
The Night Before Christmas Eve - A. Blaney - Contextual (0:00 / 1:57)
Tundra - Contextual - O. P. Weder (0:00 / 3:12)
Midnight Parade - W. Feghali (0:00 / 1:18)
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Everything will be delivered to you on two 2TB hard drives, beautifully presented in a hand-crafted display box, signed by our founders, inside a unique marbled slip case, at no extra cost.
Consisting of huge celli, bass, brass and woodwind sections, along with thunderous cinematic percussion, super-cool loops and low-end hybrid synthesis, Iceni gives you the ultimate collection of low-end orchestral power. If epic, bassy orchestral sounds are your thing, this is the library you need.
Powered by our bespoke eDNA synth engine, Albion IV Uist is made up of Albion's large cinematic orchestral ensembles, this time playing a staggering 800 unique and extraordinary atonal, aleatoric articulations orchestrated by Ben Foskett, presented alongside an epic collection of 200 warped orchestral hybrids and textures, particularly suited to thrillers. Recorded at The Hall at AIR Studios — home to the recordings of the world's biggest blockbuster film scores —this is the most progressive chapter in our bestselling Albion range: an orchestral series that gives you everything you need to make modern film music.
The next chapter in our bestselling Albion series. At the heart of this modern cinematic collection is a chamber-sized orchestra with an intimate string section, split by divisi across all articulations for incredible definition and expression — all captured in the unparalleled resonance of The Hall at AIR Studios.
These organic recordings have been taken to new dimensions to create an encyclopaedic range of hybrid synths, inspiring loops and textures, including over 300 curated presets to take your scores into the new decade, all in one instantly playable package. Where Albion ONE was for blockbusters, NEO is flexible across genres, designed to inspire a new wave of forward-thinking composers, artists and producers looking to create a closer, more emotive, hybrid sound – for TV, films and beyond.
Our most renowned orchestral sample library, Albion One is everything you need to make film music in one box. A 109-piece orchestra, accompanied by a thunderous cinematic percussion section, recorded at the world famous Hall at AIR Studios London, plus warpable loops designed by award-winning engineers, and an enormous steam synthesiser. Containing high dynamics and energy, whilst being highly flexible across multiple genres, choose from four mic positions and a huge range of articulations, including our renowned legatos, for extra control. Perfect for first-timers and established composers alike, this industry standard product is the perfect place to start your film scoring journey.
Capturing a characteristically Scandinavian sound, we've sampled a 100-piece orchestra playing never-before-sampled techniques, at the very edge of silence. Alongside our huge range of orchestral content are bellows, percussion and a characterful warped synth section — everything you need to take it down a degree or two.
'3' is a collection of evolving drones, haunting vocals and textural beds made in collaboration with acclaimed composer Alev Lenz (Black Mirror) and released in conjunction with her latest album, out now on SA Recordings. Discover 21 original patches bursting with invention, ideal for creating dark, cinematic trailer music and sound design, adding texture, suspense and beauty to your sonic landscapes.
Presented in Spitfire’s dedicated plug-in, '3' brings you Alev’s most distinctive sounds — synthesised, unravelled, stretched and manipulated to spark your creativity. As a songwriter, Alev has forged a uniquely dark, otherworldly sound using her voice, piano and experimental electronics, leading to her work finding placement in hit dystopian dramas.
We’ve captured the performances of four of the most interesting and progressive string soloists in London to give you an accessible tool for detailed composition work. Featuring Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass, it features spirited longs and shorts, as well as a series of more unconventional articulations. Alternative Solo Strings offers you an instant, out-of-the-box collaborative experience, steeped in character.
An exciting addition to the mallet family, this extraordinary array of aluminium bells has been performed by world-renowned percussionist Paul Clarvis, a master of his craft. Expertly recorded in the Hall at AIR Studios by resident engineer Jake Jackson, this is unique metallic sound will enhance your percussion collection.
40% off until midnight 21st February 2020 as part of our Thunderbolt promotion.
A collection of inspiring and modern cinematic guitar sounds, textures and loops — from ambient to apocalyptic — created and performed exclusively by renowned guitar innovator Leo Abrahams, and expertly sampled by Spitfire Audio. Designed for use in film, TV and game music and especially suited to dark, urbane, indie style scores, its early incarnation is already a directors’ and composers’ favourite. This intuitive and instantly playable toolkit will inspire any discerning media composer or producer looking for fresh sounds and atmospheric textures with an experimental edge.
An extraordinary collection of long, evolving chamber strings, providing composers with a unique palette of inspirational tools. Create ultra-minimal, realistic textures, shimmers and micro-movements, from tense and spine-tingling, to beautiful and moving, holding your listeners spellbound. Recorded in the dry, vintage craft acoustic of Air Edel Studios with the UK’s finest progressive string players, the library is now presented in our own sophisticated GUI with an ingenious grid layout, giving you an almost infinite number of configurations at your fingertips. The Spitfire team have also created a range of straight-out-of-the-box presets, offering you instant playability and inspiration.
In partnership with BBC Studios and the world-famous BBC Symphony Orchestra, Spitfire Audio has finally been able to capture what no other sample library has before: a family of astoundingly accomplished players that has shared the stage for thousands of hours, whose musical telepathy and 90-year heritage of performances and recordings is a national and international treasure.
BBC Symphony Orchestra has been expertly recorded by the Spitfire team at London’s famous Maida Vale Studios — home of the BBCSO, and host to The Beatles, Hendrix and Bowie. Our most expansive and ambitious project to date, this landmark library is the stuff of composing dreams: strings, brass, woodwind and percussion, all housed inside our award-winning standalone plugin.
Spitfire’s first dry scoring stage ensemble, inspired by the electric genius of Bernard Herrmann. Renowned for his groundbreaking scores including Citizen Kane, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Psycho, Vertigo and Taxi Driver, his legacy continues to inspire the work of composers today.
We’ve worked exclusively with Bernard Herrmann’s estate to curate and assemble a unique set of studio orchestra ensembles, informed directly by the composer’s legendary orchestration aesthetic. Recorded at Studio One, AIR Studios by renowned engineer Simon Rhodes (Avatar, Spectre, Harry Potter, There Will Be Blood), we’ve captured players performing as Herrmann would have chosen – boisterous, lively and upfront, with patches featuring selected groups, unusual instrumental combinations, chords, effects and much more. Fire up this versatile toolkit for lively and distinctive scoring.
We can’t write your music for you, but we can help you find your voice. The outstanding British Drama Toolkit provides the most instinctive, immediate and intense connection to the heart of your composition. Created in collaboration with composer Samuel Sim, it features an ensemble dedicated to the emotionally potent sound he is lauded for – but also presents a unique way of interacting with the players, which sets this instrument apart from anything we have created to date. This is not just a group that plays your music; it helps you compose it.
Phobos is a must-have synthesiser for composers writing epic, cinematic electronic and hybrid compositions. Conceived by renowned composer and electronic music pioneer BT (The Fast and The Furious, Monster, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider), we’ve together developed a powerful new device to add a unique timbral expansion to your compositions by unlocking the liquid, morphing and transforming capabilities of convolution. With an asset base featuring over 20GB of unique hand built BT rhythms, pulses, textures and atmospheres, and a revolutionary polyconvolver engine, you can quickly and easily create molecular loops, patterns and textures to energise your music and hold your audience at the edge of their seats.
A truly and deeply cool set of esoteric instruments with the haunting musical saw at the centrepiece, performed by David Coulter and produced by Martyn Ware. Possibly the most original set of sounds yet to be presented in a Spitfire library. This is a one off!
Matt Bowdler, aka 'The Unfinished', delves into the interstellar world that is eDNA Earth, to create the mother of all add-on preset packs, with 150 new presets — from shimmering synth pads to thunderous basses and epic FX!
This product requires a full version of eDNA Earth to run.
An epic collection of synthesised orchestral sounds, eDNA Earth has been created using our enormous range of organic orchestral recordings, manipulated, warped and reprogrammed beyond recognition by Spitfire’s award-winning team of composers, engineers and developers. With thousands of sounds and presets, we have taken our entire orchestral palette and morphed it into an alternate universe. A powerful encyclopaedia of unique, experimental electronic samples, eDNA Earth has been created with film, TV and games music in mind, offering endless inspiration to the next generation of media composers, while also appealing to dance and pop producers wanting to add cutting-edge, cinematic electronic textures to their music. With eDNA’s new easy to use, ultra-controllable GUI, an uncharted territory of new sonic experimentation is within your grasp.
The world's first purpose built trailer toolkit designed by a giant in trailer scoring: REDCOLA. This treasure trove of sonic armageddon is powered by Spitfire's sophisticated, user friendly eDNA engine, adding an edge to your games, film, TV, advert and trailer music.
Hard-wired to humanity, nothing gets to the heart of music like the human voice – and our most anticipated release to date is a choir that captures the breathtaking range of our most personal musical instrument. Crafted and conducted by Grammy winner Eric Whitacre and showcasing his elite family of singers, this encyclopaedia of the voice will enrich your compositions.
With these sounds at your fingertips, you will start to think differently about the human voice. Go beyond the choral cliches of sacred, angelic and apocalyptic, using these sounds to add depth, beauty, grit, emotion, or suspense. Recorded in the widescreen resonance of The Hall at AIR Studios, Eric Whitacre Choir shares the acoustic DNA of Spitfire’s orchestral range and is designed to complement and blend seamlessly with each of these libraries — all presented in our easy to use, award-winning dedicated plugin, including an Evo Grid for instant inspiration.
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A collection of long, intensely beautiful chamber evolutions, perfectly complementing our other evolutions libraries, while also thriving as its own compositional tool. Recorded in the dry, vintage craft acoustic of Air Edel Studios with the UK’s finest progressive string players, we have captured the more delicate, subtle aspects of each instrument by using a range of avant-garde techniques, giving you the tools to create the most realistic and spine-tingling string textures. Presented in our own sophisticated GUI with an ingenious grid layout, you have an almost infinite number of configurations at your fingertips. The Spitfire team have also created a range of straight-out-of-the-box presets, offering you instant playability and inspiration.
Discover Spitfire's secret weapon — a collection of tuned percussion sounds created from 'found' glass, metal and china, morphed, warped and sequenced into metallic hits, rhythmic tension beds, distorted sub basses and epic, shimmering pads. Recorded on our dry stage at Spitfire Studios, 45 instruments and objects ranging from metal bowls to wine glasses were played by world renowned percussionist Paul Clarvis in innovative ways to achieve a variety of unidentifiable sounds and glistening overtones. Presented in our versatile eDNA interface for instant playability and inspiration, we also give you 235 presets, designed to inspire and take your compositions to new places.
An instrument popularised in Hungary, the cimbalom is a concert hammered dulcimer: a type of chordophone composed of a large, trapezoidal box with metal strings stretched across its top, played by striking two beaters against the strings. It is often used in spy intrigue and cold war thrillers, and also more recently on trip hop and pop tracks, for its mournful, unsettling tone. Played by renowned percussionist Greg Knowles and recorded in The Hall at AIR Studios, this will sit perfectly alongside our symphonic and chamber libraries.
40% off until midnight 21st February 2020 as part of our Thunderbolt promotion.
Spitfire Audio joins forces with the biggest name in film scoring to produce the ultimate drum sample library for cinematic percussion. Featuring the ensembles and solo instruments used by Hans Zimmer in his blockbuster scores, we’ve drawn upon his years of creativity and studio experimentation to compile all you’ll need to get started in epic drum composition. From tombeks to taikos, playing from whisper quiet to thunderously loud, we’ve worked alongside his GRAMMY Award-winning team (including engineer Geoff Foster) to capture the highest quality recordings in the same studio with the same players, all mixed and produced by the man himself. This professional edition also includes additional mixes by producer-composer-engineer royalty: Junkie XL, Geoff Foster, Alan Meyerson and Steve Lipson, including CPU-friendly stereo mixes and 10 individual microphone positions.
Now updated with 60GB of extra sounds.
To create the greatest film scores in the world, you need to think outside the box. We teamed up with Hans Zimmer, the Godfather of orchestral sampling (Dunkirk, The Dark Knight, Interstellar), to produce this spectacular innovation; 344 players performing an unconventional range of playing techniques in The Hall at London's world-famous AIR Studios. With up to 26 mic positions, only technology allows you to play an ensemble this big — from thundering basslines to glass-like high strings, this is symphonic strings maximised.
With the help of design and user experience agency UsTwo (Monument Valley, DICE), Hans Zimmer Strings is presented in our award-winning dedicated plugin — developed primarily for composers, by composers. Take the dynamic of your scores to levels you’ve never imagined, with our most ambitious library yet.
Nine harps playing simultaneously spread out around the Hall at Air Studios. From hauntingly slow and fast tremolandi, to long and short plucks, harmonics, and what has to be the most extraordinary selection of cascading glissandi we've ever heard. The second instalment in the Swarm story offers instant inspiration and a broad variety of uses.
A collaboration with Oscar-nominated, world-renowned composer and soundsmith Volker Bertelmann, aka Hauschka (Lion, Adrift), this multifaceted toolkit has been designed for adding incredible depth, tension and texture to your scores. Discover unique soundscapes ranging from industrial sounding percussive rhythms and thunderous basslines to offbeat, atonal plucks and beautiful, shimmering pads. Performed on a Steinway grand with over 40 experimental preparations and expertly multi-sampled at Berlin’s legendary Voxton Studios, we have bottled Hauschka’s signature sound palette into a highly interactive and inspiring toolkit, ready for you to apply your own creative ideas. Presented in our sophisticated Evo Grid and Mercury synth, mix and match multiple signal options, from Pedal FX, Distorted, Modular to Binson Echorec tape delay, or choose from 50 curated presets made by the Spitfire team, for endless combinations of instantly playable sounds.
HG2O is Spitfire's experimental take on the waterphone, a classic percussion instrument, played by renowned percussionist Paul Clarvis in The Hall at AIR Studios. The Spitfire team takes this unconventional metallic instrument beyond its vintage horror stereotype to reveal its inspirational beauty. We have also included a collection of morphed pads and ambiences, created from the raw organic samples and presented in our Mercury Synth engine.
Oscar-winning composer and producer Hans Zimmer presents the ultimate epic drum kit, played by rock aristocrat Jason Bonham. Bonham's exclusive DW Vistalite kits have been expertly sampled at three legendary Los Angeles locations — The Newman Stage at 20th Century Fox, The Sony Scoring Stage, and an enormous space on Hans' own lot dubbed 'The Cathedral' — alongside more exclusive Zimmer gems, in this historic series of sessions. Following on from our hugely popular Hans Zimmer Percussion, this timeless, versatile kit has been designed for both media composers and rock producers alike to add epic power and energy to your scores and tracks, fitting perfectly with your existing Spitfire libraries.
We teamed up with guitar innovator and prolific composer Joey Santiago (lead guitarist, The Pixies) to create a library of beautifully distorted filth — the bedrock of The Pixies' epic sound – with extra warped content from the Spitfire team. Joey's signature sounds and playing styles created using his enviable guitar, pedal and amp collection will provide you with endless inspiration, while Spitfire's technology will enable you to make each sound your own.
40% off until midnight 21st February 2020 as part of our Thunderbolt promotion.
Discover your new secret weapon for writing cutting-edge film, TV and game scores. Kepler Orchestra makes it easy to evoke movement, speed and atmosphere by creating interlocking orchestral rhythms – from simple to massively complex. Our new Systems Grid does the hard work for you, with repeated notes, doppler effects, swells and shards. Similarly, our Mercury Synth engine expands your sonic universe with warped and space-inspired sounds.
Recorded at AIR Studio One and featuring a chamber-sized orchestra, Kepler Orchestra is inspired by the great American systems composers of the late 20th century: Terry Riley, Philip Glass, Steve Reich and John Adams.
London Contemporary Orchestra Strings gives you everything you need to make cutting-edge chamber strings music. Unique among our String libraries, it offers you tools that capture the unconventional techniques and stunning performances of an extremely exciting group of musicians. With over 100 never-before-sampled, dynamically controllable articulations, this library provides a rich set of diverse recordings that are both ultra-playable and musical, giving you access to their widely sought after experimental palette. The library comprises six violins, four violas, three cellos and two basses, with the cellos in octaves, expertly recorded in a tight, dry studio at Spitfire HQ, giving you extra control and a crisp, modern sound.
Over the last decade, the London Contemporary Orchestra has collaborated with a distinguished array of composers, artists and brands and are known for their long-time collaboration with Radiohead, as well as game-changing performance and arrangement credits on blockbuster scores including Moonlight, There Will Be Blood and Under the Skin.
40% off until midnight 21st February 2020 as part of our Thunderbolt promotion.
Our second collaborative venture with the internationally-acclaimed London Contemporary Orchestra took us to an awe-inspiring aircraft hangar for a recording process like no other. Together we have created a completely unique, never-before-sampled sound palette — a sophisticated collection of constantly evolving organic textures, formed by layering unexpected combinations of instruments. In applying the signature workshopping, performance styles and innovative techniques that have made the LCO so sought after, we have produced textures made up of indefinable, fascinating sounds. Our need for unparalleled acoustics led us to the most unconventional recording space in Spitfire’s eleven year sampling history — a cavernous hangar with a remarkably long reverb tail — adding incredible resonance to each note. Enhanced with our unique Evo Grid, we give you access to a cutting edge, inspiring collection of instantly playable, spellbinding textures which will add incredible depth and colour to your composition.
Nine marimbas placed all over the Hall at AIR Studios to create what can only be described as a tuned percussion choir. An infectious selection of single hits, through to transfixing choral tremolando patches.
A true pioneer and founding member of trailblazing acts The Human League and Heaven 17 creates and produces an exclusive selection of classic analogue synth and drum sounds from his collection of rarefied electronic delights. Synths include Roland System 100, Jupiter 8 and Korg 700 with warped versions produced by award winning composers and producers.
A set of super-exclusive ready-built orchestral patches for composers needing to hit that deadline. Designed by composers for composers, and featuring all three sections of our symphonic orchestral range — Brass, Woodwinds & Strings — these patches have been carefully re-orchestrated, re-mixed and re-baked into a series of awe-inspiring, straight-out-of-the-box tools, only available as part of the Spitfire Symphony Orchestra Collection. Some of the ensembles within contain forces of over 300 players, designed for composers looking to work quickly.
In collaboration with North Seven Studios, we take four vintage keyboards and create a definitive musical rendering of each of these classic instruments. The finest maintained Electric Piano, Stage Piano, Electric Keyboard Bass & Electric Clavichord, played by session giant Sean Hargreaves and recorded by in-demand engineer Simon Changer.
We join forces with BAFTA-winning Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds (Broadchurch, Kiasmos, Erased Tapes) to record an all-star ensemble performing his latest set of awe-inspiring evolutions. The 4,3,3,3,3 ensemble of British players (Violin I + II, Viola, Cello, Double Bass), led by long-term collaborator Viktor Orri Árnason, perform a range of fragile yet warm beautifully evolving phrases, recorded at the world famous Hall at AIR Studios, London. Using our Evo Grid technology, this library makes it easy to create sophisticated chamber strings music from the most simplistic of arrangements - just a few sustained notes is all you need to write inspiring dynamic textures. We also introduce Waves: a brand new innovation featuring notes that move along a wave-like dynamic arc, appearing from nothing, swelling, and then dying away again to nothing. These are accessible via our classic interface, in various styles and lengths.
Designed for composers, songwriters and producers, this is an intimate and deeply personal set of tools, curated by BAFTA winning composer Ólafur Arnalds, recorded at his studio in Reykjavik, Iceland. It centres around a characterful 'felted' grand piano, as well as a comprehensive set of inspiring sonic manipulations and progressive synth sounds, designed with the writer in mind.
BAFTA-winning composer, multi-instrumentalist and electronic artist Ólafur Arnalds creates and curates a select quartet of unique string players performing to his very individualistic, inspiring and haunting aesthetic. As part of our Evo Grid series offering composers, producers and songwriters instant inspiration and that ever elusive creative edge.
Step into the sound world of composer Oliver Patrice Weder with OPW, a beautifully intimate composing toolkit made up of a unique blend of melodic and percussive elements, giving you both organic, emotive instruments and shimmering electronic manipulations. Released in conjunction with the composer’s debut album of the same name, these 59 presets have been carefully recorded and curated by Oliver himself, specifically with composers and music makers in mind. Inspired by Oliver’s extensive travels, this distinctive collection will add character, texture and beauty to your scores. Featuring his own characterful prepared piano and a Wurlitzer 200A enhanced with effects pedals, discover atmospheric delays, tempo-synced electronics, dreamy pads, swells and textures. Add rhythm and movement with raw and treated percussive one shots and loops, or for a hint of nostalgia, choose the smoky, romantic tones of the flugelhorn.
Sometimes a score needs more than an orchestra. Discover a new world of over 2500 extraordinary sounds, born out of organic performances, then treated and transported to epic new dimensions. Perfect for the progressively-minded composer, the sounds in this gargantuan creative compendium range from distorted loops to evolving textures and visceral one-shots; subsonic low-end to ethereal pads.
Ideal for producing rich-sounding, panoramic scores, Orbis reimagines the work of global sonic explorer David Fanshawe. Over 4 decades, Fanshawe travelled the globe to capture rare, beautiful performances from different cultures, previously unrecorded. Our sophisticated eDNA engine enables you to mix and manipulate these unique sounds to create an almost infinite set of creative possibilities.
At last, a grand piano that actually sounds like it's in the same room as your orchestra. Recorded in the world famous Hall at AIR Studios where we recorded our Symphonic and Chamber ranges, this exquisite Steinway Model D concert grand piano is designed to fit perfectly with our symphonic and chamber ranges. A classic, versatile instrument ideal as a concerto style lead, while also perfect for adding texture to your scores.
Orchestral Grand Piano requires Kontakt Full.
A new standard in orchestral sample library innovation, this will significantly expand your existing orchestral palette to include a huge variety of totally unique textures. As an alternative to using only straightforward long notes, this library draws upon the pointillistic effect of having multiple players perform short notes at random intervals to create an undulating swell of sound performed in real time, for inspiring results. Taking our Swarm approach, but adapted for the orchestra, it gives access to even greater detail by utilising the huge variety of articulations and playing styles of orchestral instruments, recorded at the famous British Grove Studios. It will give your compositions a liquid dynamic that dances alongside the picture. This library has been created exclusively in collaboration with Bleeding Fingers, and is featured in Blue Planet II and Hans Zimmer X Radiohead collaboration (ocean) bloom.
Our first percussion library in three years, Percussion Swarm is a one-of-a-kind, encyclopaedic collection of beautiful cloud-like evolutions, pointillistic textures and single hits created from tuned and untuned percussion. This new world of dynamic sounds is a collaboration with three of the world’s most renowned percussionists, equipped with their enviably rare and extensive range of instruments. Following the same groundbreaking concept as our celebrated Swarm series, various techniques were performed simultaneously at random intervals in the inimitable resonance of The Hall at AIR Studios — resulting in undulating textures and swarm-like swells ranging in sparsity and density, with a staggering 16 signals to choose from. Percussion Swarm also offers you 30 warped pads and rhythmic textures, and 235 snapshots, presented in our Mercury Synth engine.
Multi-instrumentalist Inder Goldfinger welcomes us into his wonderful world with this anthology of Indian percussion instruments and esoteric sounds. Recorded deeply as both multi-samples, loops and grooves.
Five beautifully exotic flutes, played by a true master. Curated and scripted to work straight out of the box for instant inspiration, this collection includes a Chinese Bamboo Flute, Contrabass Flute, Fujara, Ocarina & Shakuhachi. Recorded with a mixable selection of the finest valve, ribbon and perspective mics, each instrument contains essential articulations that best capture both the instrument and the performance, as well as incredible artisan articulations that bring Andy's flutes to life. For ease of use alongside standard articulation switching are beautifully designed performance patches that respond intelligently to the way you play.
A sophisticated virtual cello, recorded at three dynamic layers with three bowing positions and a host of "artisan" articulations. Over our seven month adventure, we recorded a comprehensive range of experimental techniques, to encapsulate the soul and searing talent of electric cellist, Peter Gregson. The perfect introduction to the fiery, powerful electric cello.
Five more incredible wood-wind instruments from the sessions master himself. Featuring amazing out of the box versions of the Quena, Chinese Membrane Flute, Low Ocarina, Bansuri, and bewitching Low Pan Pipes.
Spitfire takes its Evo range of products into a new realm with a series of evolving "motions" that will revolutionise the way in which you write and realise your string compositions. Orchestrated by Ben Foskett, this product exudes class and a cool organic sound that will bring fresh Steve Reich, Terry Riley, John Adams and Arvo Part style sophistication to any composition.
A beautiful selection of tuned percussion instruments — Marimba, Glockenspiel, Xylophone and Crotales — performed by master of percussion Frank Ricotti. Expertly sampled on our dry stage at Spitfire Studios, we give you a definitive collection of mallets with the greatest amount of control.
Frank Ricotti is one of the most in demand percussionists in the world. He has played on innumerable film scores, including Inception, Skyfall, Twilight, Madagascar, Interstellar, Narnia, Fantastic Mr Fox and The Dark Knight.
Four years in the making, Sacconi Strings Quartet gives you the finest tools for writing string quartet music. Performed by the award-winning Sacconi Quartet — a group renowned for their sympathetic performance style and incredible blend — and expertly sampled at one of the finest chamber acoustics in the world: London's famous Wigmore Hall. We offer you six microphone positions and two mixes for ultimate control, with easy-to-use playable patches, and four types of true legato.
A set of unique and inspirational sounds and tools designed by award-winning film & TV composer Samuel Sim. Centred around his searing talents as a harpist, at the core of this library sits a stunning, deep sampled studio harp. But this is just the beginning. As the name Chrysalis suggests, Samuel and the Spitfire team took extreme steps to bend sound into a collection of unique and fresh tools for your sonic arsenal.
A selection of progressive, unconventional percussive sounds, created using imaginatively played percussion instruments and objects — scraped, bowed, rubbed and brushed — to create unique sounds and textures. Recorded in The Hall at AIR Studios and played by percussionist legend Paul Clarvis, it is designed to blend perfectly with all of our Albion, Symphonic and Percussion libraries.
The first collection of unique, strange and inspiring instruments created by our favourite British sound designer and composer Pendle Poucher — lover of weird and wonderful noises, and brainchild behind innovative boutique Brighton-based sample library company, Sound Dust. Like Spitfire, Sound Dust was created by a composer for composers, producers and music makers. In Sound Dust Vol. 1, discover a diverse selection of six of their most original, best-selling products — ranging from a Hammond organ to 19th century Dulcitones — as you’ve never heard them before. Truly expressive, intuitive leftfield instruments that will spark your imagination.
The second collection of unique, strange and inspiring instruments created by our favourite British sound designer and composer Pendle Poucher — lover of weird and wonderful noises, and brainchild behind innovative boutique Brighton-based sample library company, Sound Dust. Like Spitfire, Sound Dust was created by a composer for composers, producers and music makers. In Sound Dust Vol. 2, discover a diverse selection of five of their latest, most exciting instruments — from hip-hop beats to broken violas and rare distorted pianos — as you’ve never heard them before. Truly expressive, intuitive leftfield sounds that will spark your imagination.
We handpicked 16 of the finest string players to perform an encyclopaedia of articulations and techniques, recorded via the finest signal path in The Hall at Air Studios, London. This smaller section gives you more attention to detail than our Symphonic range, while still capturing the beautiful resonance of the hall. This is your definitive chamber range – a versatile classic that will enhance your film, TV and game scores and pop records.
The Professional edition includes four additional microphone positions and three CPU-friendly stereo mixes by award-winning engineer Jake Jackson, giving you a hugely diverse range of of string sounds.
A detailed, beautiful harp library performed by London's leading harpist, Skaila Kanga, who has performed on countless blockbuster film scores. Instantly playable and ultra realistic. A comprehensive range of articulations and pedalling, with glisses in every key. In addition, we give you an otherworldly set of 'Harposphere' patches — beautiful pads and textures created from our original organic recordings.
Spitfire Harp has been designed to blend effortlessly with our Symphonic and Chamber libraries, having been recorded in the same space — the world famous Hall at AIR Studios.
This truly spectacular harpsichord library features a beautiful baroque instrument, performed by London harpsichord virtuoso Steven Devine. Spitfire Harpsichord has been designed to blend effortlessly with our Symphonic and Chamber libraries, having been recorded in the same space — the world famous Hall at AIR Studios.
We have also created a collection of atmospheres and pads derived from the organic harpsichord samples, presented in our Mercury Synth engine.
A collection full of life and character, this definitive percussion library provides the bedrock for your orchestral compositions, performed by world-renowned British percussionist Joby Burgess. Spitfire Percussion has been expertly recorded in The Hall at AIR Studios, the home of blockbuster scores and the same space as our Symphonic and Chamber library recordings.
Own all of the essential symphonic percussion instruments required to add power, rhythm and nuance to your scores, large and small, tuned and untuned — from thunderous timpani, bass drums and cymbals to a set of mallet instruments, from marimba to tubular bells, described by Sound On Sound as "to die for".
Sometimes you need the intimacy and detail of a single voice to rise above the force of an orchestra. Reach for Spitfire Solo Strings, featuring exceptional first-call London virtuosos, ideal for adding individuality and definition to your scores and production. Solo Strings is designed to stand out, but also to fit in: this entirely new library sits perfectly alongside the Spitfire orchestral ranges, utilising the same location, peerless signal chain, mic positions and range of articulations that make up the DNA of our high quality orchestral packages. Single players, recorded in the acoustic luxury of The Hall at AIR Studios, captured on rich sounding 2” tape.
Spitfire Studio Brass is the second release in our vital all-new Spitfire Studio Orchestra range. Two years in the making, our ambition was to create an incredibly versatile pro-end, dry-stage sample library. 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 brass library with depth, detail and awesome punch. This is a full gathering of the brass family, including less frequently heard relatives such as bass trumpet, contrabass tuba and cimbasso. Epic power is on tap, but it comes with the grace and pinpoint detail of the dry stage.
Spitfire Studio Brass Professional captures the widest emotional range of performance, with abundant articulations. Choose solo, duet or section performances; realise the detail of your music with swells, flutter tongues and staccatissimo stabs as well as traditional articulations; choose from microphones placed super-close to the player, through to outriggers and ambients at the edges of Air Studio One – or mix and match for absolute tonal control.
Spitfire Studio Strings marks the first release of a vital all-new Spitfire Orchestra range. Our ambition was to create an incredibly versatile pro-end dry stage sample library. 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 string library with depth, detail and focus all at once. It will work on anything from passionate period dramas to modern Scandi noir. It’s a fit for quirky indie and crisp pop, but can also tackle epic film and games scores.
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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If there was a single product that could sum up the foundation of Spitfire's approach to sampling, it would be this. Recorded at a studio that has played host to scores from the highest grossing blockbusters — The Hall at AIR Studios — using those same players playing the same instruments, and sampled with our usual more is more approach. If you want that blockbuster sound you have to go bold. If you want cinematic, you have to go big. The ultimate encyclopaedic compendium of symphonic strings sampling, recorded in London, with no expense spared.
Composers are forever being asked to make meaningful music that sits easily under dialogue without diverting attention away from the scene. Our Evo Grid technology, based on an easy-to-use evolution engine, allows you to create and perform engaging, sophisticated and emotional music from the most simplistic of arrangements. Spitfire Symphonic Strings Evolutions marries this concept with the majesty of a symphony-sized string section recorded at the legendary Air Studios (the same featured in the award-winning Spitfire Symphonic Strings). As a layering tool it can bring static arrangements to life with elegant, modern and progressive orchestral techniques, plus solve one of the harder aspects of media composition: effective gradual transitions from one state to another. The hands-on grid and access to endless amount of textural layers make this inspirational, flexible and tactile string library a must-have.
An essential part of your orchestral palette, the woods are your secret weapon to adding real power to your scores. Spitfire Audio has taken its decade of experience recording woodwind instruments, expertly sampling the UK's finest players at one of the most sought-after locations in the world: The Hall at AIR Studios, London. Four years in the making, we offer you three mic positions for extra control, and the most comprehensive range of woodwind instruments and articulations available in any existing symphonic woods library. From traditional piccolos, flutes, oboes, clarinets and bassoons to a contemporary selection of instruments, from alto, bass flutes, bass clarinets, contrabass clarinets and a thunderous contrabassoon, this timeless collection will add depth and colour to your orchestral compositions.
These beautifully crafted steel drums, performed by renowned session percussionist Frank Ricotti, will add colour and energy to your film, TV, & games scores. Steel Drums also includes a fantastic selection of presets, designed for use on contemporary RnB, pop and electronic music and hosted in our popular eDNA engine for instant playability and control. From hauntingly beautiful soft layers to searing metallic bites, this exciting addition to our percussion range has been sampled on the greatest scoring stage in the world — The Hall at AIR Studios — blending perfectly with all of our orchestral libraries.
Eighteen of the finest guitarists in one room. The perfect blend of mandolins, charangos and ukuleles, placed in pairs between ribbon microphones around the hall at Air Studios, to create a swarm of beauty.
Achieve that awe-inspiring cinematic sound made famous in blockbuster scores such as Interstellar, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Tron. Presenting the Rugby School Chapel organ — a monstrous, 3,721-pipe, cathedral-sized organ housed in an intimate chapel — creating an epic but immediate sound like no other.
To capture its unique depth, power and beauty, we teamed up with composer, producer and organ expert Andy Richards, who has curated stop combinations for instant playability, enabling you to get the best out of this beautifully-voiced instrument. His impressive discography includes work on huge film scores, including Slumdog Millionaire, and records by iconic artists from Grace Jones to George Michael. Every pitch has been recorded with multiple mic positions for ultimate realism and control, accompanied by 50 mind-bending warped presets presented in our eDNA engine.
Spitfire creates rock history with three legendary drummers — Chad Smith, Roger Taylor and Andy Gangadeen — recorded at legendary studio location, Headley Grange. A new benchmark in drum sampling, this is an anthology of playable kits and an exhaustive selection of searing loops all with sympathetic mixing options.
Commissioned by award--winning composer Christian Henson, who along with the Spitfire team has deeply sampled these otherworldly tones to work in perfect harmony with contemporary music. The world's first sampled Titanium Euphone is made up of finely crafted glass rods, which when stroked trigger tuning rods and metal & fibreglass amplifying resonators, creating haunting, bell-like resonances with a sound like no other. The instrument is a newer and more musical incarnation of the famous Cristal Baschet.
A legendary organ built by the master Henry Willis in 1877, in a famous London venue: the beautiful Union Chapel. Built specifically to match the size and acoustics of the building, this instrument is one of the finest examples of 19th Century craftsmanship in the world, and gives you a huge range of tones at your fingertips, from angelic soft beauty to roaring thunder.
Woodwind Evolutions gives you some of the most instantly gratifying sounds we've ever had the pleasure of making. Recorded dry at the amazing Air Edel studios, London, this eclectic collection of woodwind evolutions provides composers with a unique palette of inspirational tools to create ultra-minimal, realistic textures, from dark and arresting, to soaring and beautiful. Now presented in our own sophisticated GUI with an ingenious grid layout, you have an almost infinite number of configurations at your fingertips, to hold your listeners spellbound. The Spitfire team have also created a range of straight-out-of-the-box presets, offering you instant playability and inspiration.
In his fourth collaboration with Spitfire Audio, legendary Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer presents the ultimate piano library. A personal favourite of Hans himself, this beautiful instrument bursting with life, depth and character is the in-house grand piano at the Hall at AIR Studios, one of the best scoring stages in the world. Expertly recorded by Hans' renowned engineers and the award-winning Spitfire team, this library embodies what Hans described as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity to create a world class piano writing tool for discerning composers the world over.