That Spitfire teaser? It’s Orchestral Swarm!
This sample library started out as the recording sessions for Bleeding Fingers then was used for the Hans Zimmer/Radiohead collaboration which was featured in the BBC doc Blue Planet 2 score.
Taking Spitfire‘s swarm idea to the orchestra this libraries sample set is was recorded having performers play:
“pointillistic effect of having multiple players perform short notes at random intervals to create an undulating swell of sound”
The sample library is on a special intro price of $199 (reg $249) until Thursday, Nov 16th
Orchestral Swarm does require the free version of Kontakt Player 5.6.8,
More info from the developer and the official walkthrough video below or jump to the official Orchestra Swarm page.
“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 2 and Hans Zimmer/Radiohead’s collaboration “(ocean) bloom”.
Orchestral Swarm: Walkthrough