13
Dec
2021

Spitfire Audio Albion NEO KONTAKT

Spitfire Audio Albion NEO KONTAKT

Spitfire Audio Albion NEO KONTAKT

Introducing the next chapter in our bestselling Albion series: Albion NEO. At the heart of this modern cinematic collection is a chamber-sized orchestra with a super intimate string section, split by divisi across all articulations for incredible definition and expression — all captured in the beautiful 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.

The NEO Orchestra 

At the heart of Albion NEO is the NEO Orchestra. Like all of our Albion libraries, it is designed to be instantly playable and easy to use, with all instruments in each section spread across the keyboard. Capturing stunning performances from a group of 36 world-class first-call session musicians playing 54 classic and unconventional articulations, it has been carefully crafted by award-winning orchestrator Ben Foskett and Spitfire Audio’s Harry Wilson, and recorded to tape by renowned engineer Jake Jackson in the world-famous Hall at AIR Studios, London. The emotion of each performance has been captured in intense detail, with five microphone positions and two specially curated mixes to choose from.

The Strings are split into two divisi sections, A (12) & B (11) — designed to complement each other and creating interesting combinations when played together. Discover both Longs and Shorts, plus the more unconventional, yearning Long Seagulls, Long 5th Bend Down/Up, and the icy Col Legno Tratto. We give you seven brass players, featuring Detuned, Long Pulses and Reblows, and 6 woodwind players, so soft that they sound like a breathy harmonium, featuring Long Octaves, Long Swells and Short Marcatos. We have also included pre-orchestrated Legato patches for all instruments, recorded full-band for instant playing ease.

  • 36 piece orchestra recorded to tape at AIR Studios, London
  • 54 multi-dynamic orchestral articulations split across Strings, Brass and Woodwind ensembles
  • Multi-mic control with Close, Close Ribbon, Tree, Ambient & Outriggers
  • Recorded digitally at 96k via 2″ Studer tape, using priceless valve and ribbon mics
  • Multi-mic control with Close, Close Ribbon, Tree, Ambient & Outriggers
  • Single patch, for easy playability
  • Two specially curated mixes

23 Strings (Divisi):

  • Band A – 12 (3, 2, 2, 3, 2)
  • Band B – 11 (3, 2, 2, 3, 1)

6 Woodwinds:

  • Flute 1 – dbl Alto
  • Flute 2 – dbl Bass

Clarinet in Bb – dbl Bass

  • Bass Clarinet
  • Sax 1 – Alto dbl Baritone
  • Sax 2 – Tenor dbl Bass

7 Brass:

  • 2 Horn
  • 2 Flugelhorn
  • 2 Euphonium
  • 1 Bass Trombone

Complementing the brass, we also give you a Harmonium, beautifully recorded in the Hall at AIR with two combinations of stops. The warped content folder, presented in our Mercury Synth engine, invites you to take this classic instrument to new dimensions.

  • ~41321 SAMPLES
  • 59.4 GB DOWNLOAD SIZE
  • Kontakt Version 5.6.8 or above required

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