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Get free orchestral samples with BBC Symphony Orchestra Discover

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Improve your classical music composition with one of the best free orchestral VST libraries, now available for immediate download from Spitfire Audio.

As for free orchestra plugins, BBC Symphony Orchestra Discover is the perfect orchestral sound starter pack. In the library there are 33 high-quality orchestral instrument sounds that work as individual instruments in a DAW, and now Spitfire Audio just made the whole thing free to download with one click.

The library was still available for free, with the only catch being that you first had to fill out a questionnaire and wait 14 days for the download to be emailed directly to you.

A small price to pay to receive a massive collection of plugins for free!

Now new for 2022, that minor inconvenience has been removed and you can instantly download the sound of one of the most prestigious orchestras in the world.

You will need the Spitfire Audio app and Spitfire Audio account, which is free and easy to set up, and means you can also download LABS, another series of software instruments also available for free!

In the 200MB download, there are strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and bass, including VST trumpet and three violins. As learning music production is the idea behind the library, there are a number of Resources availableincluding preconfigured track templates for any DAW you use, from Logic Pro X to FL Studio.

Whether you’re a music student, composer or music producer looking to incorporate more classical music sounds into your projects, the BBCSO Discover library is a fantastic resource. And it’s free! Get it today from the Spitfire Audio website.


After using BBCSO Discover VSTs to create your first orchestral compositions, why not publish them on streaming platforms so that everyone can hear your tracks? RouteNote offers free classical music distribution on Spotify, Apple Music and all major streaming services worldwide.

A great way for people to discover your compositions and get feedback from listeners – all while earning royalties. Learn more here.