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ProjectSAM Orchestral Essentials 1
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Orchestral Essentials 1


Carefully selected essentials from each of our products, including the highly praised Symphobia series.

€299,00 / $349.00

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"Whether you’re looking to dabble in a few orchestral sounds, therefore, or establish the perfect foundation for a growing virtual orchestral, it’s hard not to recommend Orchestral Essentials."

Music Tech Magazine

Introduction

ProjectSAM has carefully selected the essentials from each of their products, including the highly praised Symphobia series, True Strike series and Orchestral Brass Classic, and bundled them into one effective, incredibly versatile package.

Covering full orchestra, string, brass and woodwind ensembles, classical and world percussion, Orchestral Essentials gives you the right ammo to start scoring for film, games or pop with the acclaimed cinematic SAM sound. For each of the orchestral sections, an essential list of articulations is available, as well as one expressive legato instrument and an inspiring set of clusters, textures and effects. Apart from these orchestral elements, you will also find a concert harp, church organ, ProjectSAM's renowned Dystopia sound design, and, exclusive to Orchestral Essentials, an enchanting grand piano and harpsichord.
 
All samples have been reprogrammed for the newly designed and intuitive Orchestral Essentials interface. All Multis are completely new and, because of the inclusion of piano, harpsichord and harp, are more inspiring than ever before. This makes Orchestral Essentials a fantastic library for first-time SAM users and existing SAM owners alike.
 
Orchestral Essentials follows ProjectSAM's ensemble recording philosophy. Strings, brass and woodwinds were sampled as sections, as nothing beats the authentic blend of orchestral instruments in a concert hall. ProjectSAM captures this magic in various orchestrations; for example, imagine the noble sound of horns and trombones performing together naturally.
 
Orchestral Essentials has now been updated to version 1.2, adding new samples, Multis and features, as well as Native Kontrol Support. Scroll down for more details!
Orchestral Essentials 1 list prices: €299 (ex 21% VAT) / €361.79 (inc 21% VAT) / $349

Library Content

LIBRARY SECTIONS

  • Full Orchestra (sections performing together, 7 patches)
  • Focuses on orchestral ensembles and sections
  • String Ensemble (7 patches)
  • Brass Ensemble (8 patches)
  • Woodwind Ensemble (7 patches)
  • Percussion (10 patches)
  • Keyboards & Harp (4 patches)
  • Sound Design (10 patches)
  • Choir (1 patch)
  • Bonus Instruments (7 patches)
  • 48 inspiring Multis covering many cinematic genres!

KEY LIBRARY FEATURES

  • Epic full orchestra articulations
  • Symphonic string, brass and wind ensemble articulations
  • Legato ensembles with real note transitions
  • Classical, melodic & world percussion including timpani & Japanese drums
  • Cinematic effects, clusters and percussive hits
  • Previously unreleased Piano Mystique and Harpsichord
  • Ground-shaking Dystopia sound design
  • Inspiring and thematic Multis
  • Native Kontrol Standard support

COMPARING WITH ORCHESTRAL ESSENTIALS 2

Orchestral Essentials 1 and Orchestral Essentials 2 are two unique libraries. One does not replace the other, they complement each other. If you own Orchestral Essentials 2, then Orchestral Essentials 1 will offer you 100% new sounds. It will expand your template by adding additional articulations to existing instruments as well as new instruments and ensembles altogether.

COMPARING WITH SYMPHOBIA SERIES

The sounds in Orchestral Essentials 1 were selected from other libraries in our catalog, including the Symphobia series. Each program was streamlined and tweaked to fit into the Orchestral Essentials series concept. All instruments in Orchestral Essentials 1 are available in 1 microphone set (close or stage, depending on the instrument). In the original libraries, these instruments are available in multiple microphone sets, a more in-depth interface and, in most cases, more articulations.

LIBRARY SECTIONS

  • Full Orchestra (sections performing together, 7 patches)
  • Focuses on orchestral ensembles and sections
  • String Ensemble (7 patches)
  • Brass Ensemble (8 patches)
  • Woodwind Ensemble (7 patches)
  • Percussion (10 patches)
  • Keyboards & Harp (4 patches)
  • Sound Design (10 patches)
  • Choir (1 patch)
  • Bonus Instruments (7 patches)
  • 48 inspiring Multis covering many cinematic genres!

KEY LIBRARY FEATURES

  • Epic full orchestra articulations
  • Symphonic string, brass and wind ensemble articulations
  • Legato ensembles with real note transitions
  • Classical, melodic & world percussion including timpani & Japanese drums
  • Cinematic effects, clusters and percussive hits
  • Previously unreleased Piano Mystique and Harpsichord
  • Ground-shaking Dystopia sound design
  • Inspiring and thematic Multis
  • Native Kontrol Standard support

COMPARING WITH ORCHESTRAL ESSENTIALS 2

Orchestral Essentials 1 and Orchestral Essentials 2 are two unique libraries. One does not replace the other, they complement each other. If you own Orchestral Essentials 2, then Orchestral Essentials 1 will offer you 100% new sounds. It will expand your template by adding additional articulations to existing instruments as well as new instruments and ensembles altogether.

COMPARING WITH SYMPHOBIA SERIES

The sounds in Orchestral Essentials 1 were selected from other libraries in our catalog, including the Symphobia series. Each program was streamlined and tweaked to fit into the Orchestral Essentials series concept. All instruments in Orchestral Essentials 1 are available in 1 microphone set (close or stage, depending on the instrument). In the original libraries, these instruments are available in multiple microphone sets, a more in-depth interface and, in most cases, more articulations.

LIBRARY SECTIONS

  • Full Orchestra (sections performing together, 7 patches)
  • Focuses on orchestral ensembles and sections
  • String Ensemble (7 patches)
  • Brass Ensemble (8 patches)
  • Woodwind Ensemble (7 patches)
  • Percussion (10 patches)
  • Keyboards & Harp (4 patches)
  • Sound Design (10 patches)
  • Choir (1 patch)
  • Bonus Instruments (7 patches)
  • 48 inspiring Multis covering many cinematic genres!

KEY LIBRARY FEATURES

  • Epic full orchestra articulations
  • Symphonic string, brass and wind ensemble articulations
  • Legato ensembles with real note transitions
  • Classical, melodic & world percussion including timpani & Japanese drums
  • Cinematic effects, clusters and percussive hits
  • Previously unreleased Piano Mystique and Harpsichord
  • Ground-shaking Dystopia sound design
  • Inspiring and thematic Multis
  • Native Kontrol Standard support

COMPARING WITH ORCHESTRAL ESSENTIALS 2

Orchestral Essentials 1 and Orchestral Essentials 2 are two unique libraries. One does not replace the other, they complement each other. If you own Orchestral Essentials 2, then Orchestral Essentials 1 will offer you 100% new sounds. It will expand your template by adding additional articulations to existing instruments as well as new instruments and ensembles altogether.

COMPARING WITH SYMPHOBIA SERIES

The sounds in Orchestral Essentials 1 were selected from other libraries in our catalog, including the Symphobia series. Each program was streamlined and tweaked to fit into the Orchestral Essentials series concept. All instruments in Orchestral Essentials 1 are available in 1 microphone set (close or stage, depending on the instrument). In the original libraries, these instruments are available in multiple microphone sets, a more in-depth interface and, in most cases, more articulations.

   

1.2 Update

The new 1.2 update of Orchestral Essentials 1 brings new content and musical improvements to an already great library.

  • 13 new, inspiring Multis
  • Revised, super-tight string pizzicatos
  • New Dark Atmospheres sound design content by Robert Dudzic
  • New Trailer Hits sound design content by Robert Dudzic
  • Speed control for all orchestral effects (time-stretching)
  • Native Kontrol Standard support
  • Loop improvements
  • Various other fixes & improvements

1.2 is a free update for all registered users and available from your ProjectSAM account.

Music demos

All demos 100% Orchestral Essentials 1 unless mentioned specifically

Videos

Scoring tutorials featuring Orchestral Essentials 1

Music demo sequencer videos

Video review by composer Guy Rowland

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