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Spitfire Audio is proud to announce availability of ABBEY ROAD ONE: SPARKLING WOODWINDS and ABBEY ROAD ONE: LEGENDARY LOW STRINGS inspired by classic films and offering pre-orchestrated themes.


While embracing classical recordings and big bands to the first British rock ’n’ roll records, and defining the sound of the ‘Swinging Sixties’ and beyond, Abbey Road Studios has been home to the artists who have shaped music history and popular culture, from The Beatles, Pink Floyd, U2, and Oasis to Florence + The Machine, Kanye West, Adele, and Frank Ocean. Outside of the pop and rock arena, Abbey Road Studios has also become one of the world’s premier destinations for film scoring, adding the emotion, mood, and magic to the greatest cinematic storytelling of the last 40 years, which was a key connection for Spitfire with whom it has successfully struck up the creative partnership.


The critically-acclaimed collaborative ABBEY ROAD ONE: ORCHESTRAL FOUNDATIONS with which Spitfire Audio and Abbey Road Studios successfully cemented their creative partnership, create a sampled core of an easy-to-use expandable virtual instrument library. Spitfire Audio co-founder and composer Christian Henson said “For us film composers, it is synonymous with the sound of cinema.”


ABBEY ROAD ONE: SPARKLING WOODWINDS is based around a stunningly-orchestrated woodwind section recorded in Studio One, and allows users to create everything from engaging passages to super-fast sparkling runs and flurries using Spitfire Audio’s new legato patches and there is also a selection of blockbuster flourishes with which users can decorate their latest production, be it destined for the big screen or otherwise.


ABBEY ROAD ONE: LEGENDARY LOW STRINGS versatile patches take their inspiration from both the standard orchestral repertoire as well as classic legend and fantasy films. With a variety of patches incorporating legato transitions created with Spitfire Audio’s newly-developed recording techniques they allow for wonderfully-realistic performances and also include other articulations so users can create a customised palette.  


Mirek Stiles, Head of Audio Products at Abbey Road Studios, says, “I love the concept of ABBEY ROAD ONE: FILM SCORING SELECTIONS expanding the palette of sampled textures recorded within the beautiful acoustics of Studio One. Each SELECTIONS release will bring a unique and inspiring orchestral dynamic to the Spitfire Audio world.”


Spitfire Audio co-founder and composer Paul Thomson said “The whole point of these

SELECTIONS is that things happen in film scoring that we really love the sound of, so we’ve developed some new techniques to record these patches so that when you play them they really accomplish that specific job beautifully well.”