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Circus DeMille - Andy Blaney (Contextual) (0:00 / 3:12)
The Captain Evades Capture - Rohan Stevenson (0:00 / 3:46)
Waltz Of The Faerie Queene - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 3:18)
Solar - Paul Thomson (0:00 / 1:24)
A Waltz Between The Reeds - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 2:22)
Escape From The Book Of Ages - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 3:30)
Ruins Of Ashmakhan - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 3:11)
Carnaval Des Insolites - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 2:55)
Alighieri's Shadow - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 3:23)
Kraken - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 3:13)
Prelude To Battle - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 2:59)
Sedition - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 2:57)
Attack At The Floating Gardens - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 2:32)
Beyond The Forbidden Zone - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 3:04)
Galactic Victory - Andy Blaney (0:00 / 4:05)
The Fallen - Oliver Patrice Weder (0:00 / 3:50)
Kraken - C Henson (0:00 / 2:05)
Fade Away - Harnek Mudhar (0:00 / 3:18)
THIRST - LOEGRIA - Christian Henson (0:00 / 2:29)
Albion 3 - ICENI Trailer - Christian Henson (0:00 / 1:13)
Stalker - B. Foskett (abridged) (0:00 / 2:32)
Spit Polka - Tatu Rytkonen (0:00 / 2:03)
Bredon Dusk - Paul Thomson (Vln1/Cello only) (0:00 / 1:30)
Diversions Of The Anemoi (feat all Vols) - Andy B (0:00 / 3:50)
By the Light of the Earth - M. Bowdler (0:00 / 2:57)
Evolutions - Christian Henson (0:00 / 2:40)
Ice Storm - Andy B (0:00 / 2:22)
Hg2O livedemo - Paul Thomson (0:00 / 1:09)
Raise The Alarm - Christian Henson HZ01/HZ02 (0:00 / 1:04)
Timeless - Paul Thomson (0:00 / 1:21)
Silver - Christian Henson (0:00 / 1:59)
One Hundred Systems - Christian Henson (0:00 / 2:24)
The Night Before Christmas Eve - Andy B (0:00 / 1:55)
Duelling Mallets - Christian Henson (0:00 / 1:27)
Funiculos Erutus - Paul Thomson (0:00 / 1:25)
Metal Rain - Christian Henson (0:00 / 1:16)
Rubato Marimba Quartet - Christian Henson (0:00 / 1:27)
Ixia - Christian Henson (0:00 / 1:37)
Goldfinger vs Evogrid - O. P. Weder (0:00 / 1:21)
Rotating Lights - Paul Thomson (0:00 / 1:20)
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)
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, get your hands on this beast!
Part IV of the widescreen range of composer's tools that give you everything you need to make modern film music out of one box. Albion IV presents large ensembles playing over 800 unique and extraordinary atonal, aleatoric and progressive articulations. Presented alongside an epic collection of nearly 200 warped orchestral hybrids, powered by the eDNA synth engine.
This is everything you need to make film music in one box. At its heart is a 109 piece orchestra accompanied by a thunderous cinematic percussion section. Add to that warpable loops designed by award-winning music makers, plus an enormous steam synthesiser — it’s no wonder Albion ONE is our most renowned orchestral sample library. Perfect for first-timers and established composers alike, this industry standard product is the perfect place to start your film scoring journey.
Capturing the Scandinavian zeitgeist, we've sampled a 100-piece orchestra playing never-before-sampled techniques at the very edge of silence. Alongside orchestral content are bellows, percussion and a characterful warped synth section. Everything you need to take it down a degree or two!
This is our alternative take on a solo strings sample library. We’ve captured the performances of four of the most interesting and progressive string soloists in London, and neatly bundled those into an easy-to-use tool for detailed composition work. Featuring Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass, you’ll have access to each instrument performing spirited longs and shorts as well as a series of ‘artisan’ articulations.
Alternative Solo Strings offers you an instant and out-of-the-box virtual collaborative experience that will be steeped in personality and distinction.
A very special new member of the mallet family. This extraordinary array of aluminium bells played by a master of his craft in the hall at Air Studios, deeply sampled to Spitfire's strict 'definitive' code. A unique and essential magical addition to your sonic arsenal.
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.
Ambient Guitars is 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.
Spitfire’s first dry scoring stage ensemble library, 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 1 Air Lyndhurst by Simon Rhodes (Avatar, Grand Budapest Hotel, Spectre, Harry Potter, There Will Be Blood), we’ve captured players performing as Herrmann would have had them – boisterous, lively and upfront, with patches featuring selected groups, unusual instrumental combis, 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.
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 tool-kit designed by giants in their field; REDCOLA. This treasure chest of sonic armageddon is powered by Spitfire's tweak-friendly eDNA engine and is sure to add your games, film/TV, advert, trailer music the searing redCOLA edge you've been looking for.
Hard-wired to humanity, nothing gets to the heart of music like the human voice – and Spitfire’s 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 composition. It will also blow away any dusty perception of the choir as a niche, occasional ingredient, reserved for angels and demons. With these sounds at your fingertips, you will start to think differently about the human voice. For this library, we returned to the luxury of Lyndhurst Hall at Air Studios, which means Eric Whitacre Choir shares the acoustic DNA of Spitfire’s orchestral catalogue, and will work hand in hand with those libraries.
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.
Described by Spitfire's team of composers as a 'secret weapon' created, morphed and sequenced from a collection of 'found' glass, metal and crockery including 'tuned' arrays played by percussion giant Paul Clarvis on our 'dry' stage. Worked into our uber-tweakable eDNA interface for out-of-the-box satisfaction, stimulation and inspiration. This is tuned percussion from another world...
No self-respecting cinematic samples library would be complete without this idiosyncratic Eastern European instrument. The large hammered Grand Cimbalom played by Greg Knowles.
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.
To create the greatest film scores in the world, you need to think outside the box. Hans Zimmer, the Godfather of orchestral scoring, came to Spitfire to produce this spectacular innovation; 344 players, AIR Studios… Only technology can allow 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 available as a plugin developed primarily for composers, by composers. Take the dynamic of your scores to levels you’d never imagined with our most ambitious library yet.
A detailed and beautiful harp library performed by London's leading performer; Skaila Kanga. Recorded at Air Studios and ingeniously scripted to burst out of the "box".... Once you lay your hands on this you'll never look for another.
9 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.
No self-respecting cinematic samples library would be complete without this idiosyncratic instrument. A definitive and experimental take on a cinematic water based classic played by percussion supremo Paul Clarvis. The Spitfire team take this instrument beyond its vintage horror stereotype and discovers its inspirational beauty when recorded in the hall at Air Studios.
Hans Zimmer presents rock aristocrat Jason Bonham playing his enormous sounding DW Vistalite kits at legendary locations in Los Angeles, alongside more exclusive Zimmer gems.
In keeping with Spitfire’s Signature range we’re proud to present a true trailblazer, a guitar innovator and prolific composer in his own right. Creating a library of beautifully distorted filth for us all to gorge on. You are not just playing Joey’s guitars and his pedals, via his amps. You are actually playing Joey, playing his guitars and pedals via his amps.
Everything you need to make cutting-edge strings music. There is a shift in string writing that is becoming a global movement - based on innovative techniques and performance styles, it’s notoriously impossible to program with the tools currently available. We’ve partnered with the London Contemporary Orchestra, whose work with the likes of Radiohead and Jed Kurzel (Alien: Covenant) has contributed significantly to this shift, to create a string library that gives you access to this unique, experimental palette. This library contains multi-sampled violin, viola, cello and bass sections, and has been recorded at our dry stage in London. With a host of dynamically controllable, never-before-sampled articulations, this rich set of diverse recordings are both playable and musical, and will transform your work.
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.
9 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.
We’re proud to present a set of super-exclusive ready-built orchestral patches for composers working at the frontline, needing to hit that deadline. Designed by composers for composers, and featuring all three sections of our symphonic orchestral range — Brass, Woodwinds and 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 no-nonsense composers looking to get the job done.
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 composer Ólafur Arnalds (Broadchurch, Kiasmos, Erased Tapes) to record an all-star ensemble performing his latest set of awe-inspiring evolutions. Based in Reykjavík, Iceland, Ólafur’s approach to sound and composition has inspired a new generation to enjoy and create orchestral music, and following the success of his own Spitfire libraries and our Symphonic Strings Evolutions, he became the obvious choice to create Chamber Evolutions. Here, 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 in Air Studios (London).
With 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 here 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.
For composers, for songwriters, for producers. An intimate and deeply personal set of tools curated by BAFTA winning composer Ólafur Arnalds, with the writer in mind. Centred around a hugely characterful 'felted' grand piano and a comprehensive set of extraordinary and inspiring sounds, all recorded in Iceland.
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.
At last a contextual piano that actually sounds like it's in the same room as your orchestra. Recorded in the Hall at Air Studios, this piano is designed to sit in with our entire orchestral range.
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 just using 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 that can be 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 and 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/Radiohead’s collaboration “(ocean) bloom”.
A comprehensive orchestral percussion library featuring the renowned Joby Burgess in Lyndhurst Hall at Air Studios. Alongside a huge array of large and small percussion, timpani, bass drums and cymbals lie a set of mallet instruments described by Sound On Sound magazine as "to die for".
If you like the LABS Soft Piano, you will love this hand-crafted German felt piano, played with the 'Celeste' pedal, by living jazz legend and Mercury Music Prize nominee Gwilym Simcock. The expertly selected practice pedal draws you to the very inner workings of the piano itself, but for delicate media composition or soft, intimate ballads, you'd be hard pressed to find something more beautiful.
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 out of the box, for instant inspiration. This collection includes a Chinese Bamboo Flute, Contrabass Flute, Fujara, Ocarina & Shakuhachi.
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 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.
A definitive collection of human beatbox samples produced by a master of his art. The Petebox showcases how the human voice can be an entire band through his years of award-winning artistry and innovation.
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!
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.
Frank Ricotti, a living legend, performs Marimba, Glockenspiel, Xylophone and Crotales. Super deep sampled on our dry stage here at Spitfire to give you a definitive collection of mallets with the greatest amount of control.
Purpose-built tools for writing for string quartets performed by an award winning and sought after British group in arguably the best chamber acoustic in the world.
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.
Scraped, bowed, rubbed, brushed percussion. At last, a selection of things you’re not supposed to do with a great player, with great instruments in a great room with great microphones & a bit of imagination!
“Through the adventures of music and travel, I have been privileged to experience our world as a composer and musical explorer. It is my humble dream to go on sharing my aspirations with future generations through the legacy of my sound archives.” - David Fanshawe (1942-2010)
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.
Small can be beautiful. 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 resonance of the hall. 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.
Sometimes you need the intimacy and detail of a single voice to rise above the force of an orchestra. Reach for Spitfire Solo Strings – the all-new accompaniment to our Symphonic and Chamber ranges, featuring exceptional first-call London virtuosos.
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 in the acoustic luxury of the hall at Air Lyndhurst, 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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Many consider British brass players to be the best in world. Spitfire Audio has spent the last half decade recording the best of the best at one of the most sought-after locations in the world: The Hall at Air Studios, London, for this, a definitive compendium of orchestral brass.
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, using those same players playing the same instruments, 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. SSS is 'The Daddy'.
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.
Often neglected by modern media composers, the Woods are your secret weapon to add real power to your productions. Spitfire Audio has taken its decade of experience making woodwind instruments and has spent the last five years recording the best of the best at one of the most sought-after locations in the world: The Hall at Air Studios, London for this, a definitive compendium of orchestral woodwinds.
Beautifully crafted steel pans presented in two forms; for use with orchestral material on Films, TV, & Games, to a fantastic selection of presets designed for use on modern RnB and EDM hosted on our popular eDNA engine. From hauntingly beautiful soft layers to searing metallic bites. Session star Frank Ricotti takes us on yet another adventure on the greatest scoring stage in the world.
A truly spectacular harpsichord library played by London's leading performer; Steven Devine. Recorded at Air Studios and ingeniously scripted to burst out of the "box".... Once you lay your hands on this you'll never look for another.
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.
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.
A legendary Organ built by the master Henry Willis in 1877, in a legendary 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 Symphonic Orchestra 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, the legendary trailblazer Hans Zimmer presents the ultimate piano library. Recorded in the Hall at Air Studios over many weeks, with Hans' crack team of engineers, and the award-winning Spitfire crew, this library embodies what Hans described as a “once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity to create a top-class writing tool for discerning composers the world over.