Spitfire Audio Albion One Epic Composer Tools (Download)

Spitfire Audio Albion One Epic Composer Tools (Download)

Spitfire Audio Albion One Epic Composer Tools (Download)

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Spitfire Audio Albion One Epic Composer Tools (Download)

Spitfire Audio Albion One Epic Composer Tools (Download)

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Product Highlights

  • For Modern Cinematic Music
  • Includes 49,884 Samples
  • Symphonic Orchestra of 109 Musicians
  • Extensive Percussion Ensemble
  • Steam Synthesizer with eDNA Engine
  • Organic and Warped Percussive Loops
  • Full Articulation and Pattern Control
  • Mix Between 4 Microphone Systems
  • System Scalable
  • Kontakt 5 Player Included
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  • 1Description

The downloadable Albion One Epic Composer Tools from Spitfire Audio is a collection of tools for the creation of cinematic orchestral & ensemble music. The 49,884 samples in the volume revolve around a symphonic orchestra of 109 musicians, but also incorporate an arsenal of raw and synth-processed organic and percussive sounds. As with Albion Legacy, the recordings were done in Lyndhurst Hall at AIR Studios, London. 

The strings section is portrayed playing a variety of articulations including stylized legato, short and long notes, tremolo, col legno, pizzicato, and spicatto, as well as major, minor, and chromatic scale passages. The woodwinds and brass patches include various types of short and long notes, as well as stylized legato articulations. Dynamics, vibrato, release, tightness, lush verb, and expression control sliders open up a myriad of section-specific sound customization possibilities from each of the patches. Furthermore, Time Machine Patches, available for the strings and winds, enable stretching – or compressing – short articulations to varying lengths.

Beyond the orchestral section, Albion One also includes the Darwin Percussion Ensemble, Stephenson's Steam Band, and Brunel Loops, all named after famous British individuals. The Darwin Percussion Ensemble features a variety of cinematic percussive samples, with multiple round robins and dynamic layers per sample, with sounds including hi sticks, low taikos, toms, gongs, and more. Stephenson's Steam Band is a collection of synth-processed organic sounds powered by the eDNA script engine, ranging from dynamic pads to other-worldly drones and atmospheres. Brunel Loops is a selection of raw and synth-processed percussive loops played by Paul Clarvis, with tempo sync, multiple meter styles, and up to three dynamic layers per instrument. Lastly, the sample library includes a folder of favorite patches from Albion Legacy.

The four separate microphone systems are close, tree, ambient, and outrigger, each of which has independent level control to provide highly customizable mixing configurations. Albion One has been designed to be scalable to variously powered systems, where settings such as the number of round robins, active mics, and memory allocation can be adapted to maximize the performance of your hardware. The Albion One runs on Kontakt 5 player, the full version of which is included with the library.

Round Robin Sampling
Round robin sampling involves recording multiple samples per note and articulation type. This is so that when a note is continuously re-triggered the same sample does not play repeatedly, but rather a selection of samples is played. This is to more accurately reproduce the sound of a human performance.
Overview Panel
The overview panel gives you a quick and easy way to access, view, and load the different articulations, microphone mixes, and essential controller functions, which you can then re-assign to suit your workflow.
General Controls Panel
This is a deeper, but still simple, UI panel that allows you to tweak the general settings. You can choose, for example, how many round robins you want and how you want them to behave, or how memory is organized alongside pitch options.
This device allows you to build up complex rhythmic patterns that react to your playing to create original effects.
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Spitfire Audio Albion One Epic Composer Tools (Download)
  • Kontakt 5 Player
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    • 1Description
    System Requirements A computer capable of running Kontakt 5 Player
    106.6 GB free hard drive space during installation
    53.6 GB free hard drive space
    File Size 89.8 GB (uncompressed WAV)
    49,884 samples
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