Spitfire Audio announces ABBEY ROAD ONE: GRAND BRASS as next installment in their creative partnership with Abbey Road Studios.
ABBEY ROAD ONE: GRAND BRASS elegantly captures expert performances of four horns, supported by a deeply resonant tuba, sounding an octave below. But better still, ultimate control of articulations such as LEGATO, LONG, STACCATO, and TENUTO, as well as SWELLS SHORT, SWELLS MEDIUM, and SWELLS LONG are all present and accessible with the greatest of ease via Spitfire Audio’s dedicated plug-in. Put it this way: with these essential techniques, ABBEY ROAD ONE: GRAND BRASS is designed to provide its users with not only the sharp, punchy sounds that they would expect from a sample library letting loose with brass, but also lyrical performances for creating unforgettable melodic lines since Spitfire Audio’s carefully crafted four-horn section is combined with an enchanting ensemble of 10 cellos, creatively presented in both SOARING LONG and SOARING LEGATO patches for exclusive control.
Composers ranging from English composer, arranger, and teacher Gustav Holst — best known for his orchestral suite The Planets — to American composer, conductor, pianist, and trombonist John Williams — responsible for some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history — have used the idiomatic pairing of brass and strings for its characteristic mellow and rich timbre that elegantly represent those instruments’ ‘cantabile’ or ‘singing’ ranges. Think the latter’s musically memorable opening to Star Wars, for example. By being performed in the unmistakable acoustics of Abbey Road Studios’ Studio One, ABBEY ROAD ONE: GRAND BRASS’ perfect pairing adds yet more depth to Spitfire Audio’s ever-expanding ABBEY ROAD ONE… range.
ABBEY ROAD ONE: GRAND BRASS is available as an AAX-, AU-, VST2-, and VST3-compatible, NKS (Native Kontrol Standard)-ready plug-in that loads directly into a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) at an attractive MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) of only £49.00 GBP (inc. VAT)/$49.00 USD/€49.00 EUR (inc. VAT) from here: https://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/abbey-road-one-grand-brass/