The Free Orchestra

One solid gigabyte of free, cinematic sounds taken directly from ProjectSAM’s acclaimed libraries. From orchestral string staccatos and brass clusters to symphonic percussion and dystopian sound design. Now with new presets and Kontakt Player compatibility!

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Cinematic sounds taken directly from our acclaimed libraries. 100% free.

Orchestral string staccatos, heroic horns, luminous choirs and dystopian drones. For free. Welcome to The Free Orchestra.

ProjectSAM violin section recording session for Symphobia 4: Pandora

Meet the SAM sound

  • 12 free cinematic instruments
  • Ranging from soft strings to thunderous drums
  • Includes sounds from our acclaimed Symphobia series
  • Recorded in a beautiful concert hall environment
  • Easy-to-use interface with quick, musical controls
  • Works with the free Kontakt Player
  • 1 GB library size

Kontakt Player license included!

Unique within the industry: The Free Orchestra not only offers you a ton of free orchestral sounds, but also allows you to use them in the free Kontakt Player.

The Free Orchestra requires the free Kontakt Player 6.2.1 or higher.

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If you need help downloading or installing The Free Orchestra, visit our support page.

Featured libraries

The following ProjectSAM libraries are featured in The Free Orchestra:

License conditions

  • You are more than welcome to use The Free Orchestra in commercial projects
  • You are not allowed to redistribute or resell the sounds found in The Free Orchestra without the prior, written permission of ProjectSAM
  • By downloading The Free Orchestra you agree with the full End User License Agreement for TFO

Videos & Demos

The Free Orchestra - Trailer

The Free Orchestra: 12 Preset Playlist


Bombastic Basses

Dark cellos and contrabasses with epic orchestral accents.

Taken from: Symphobia Series (Sympobia 2)

Dystopian Drones

Dark, disturbing drones made from the original Symphobia recordings.

Taken from: Symphobia Series

Ghostly Clusters

Eerie, otherworldly string, brass & woodwind effects, ready to send a chill through your spine… and that of the audience!

Taken from: Symphobia Series

Heroic Horns

An epic, 8-player French horn section, perfect for playing grand, heroic themes.

Taken from: Symphobia Series (Sympobia 2)

Luminous Choir

Warm and soothing choir swells, performed by 6 altos, 6 tenors and 6 basses in the lush environment of the Symphobia concert hall.

Taken from: Symphobia Series (Lumina)

Ominous Lows NEW!

A moody, misty alley bass ensemble recorded with piano, harp and bassoon and a dark tremolo orchestra on the modulation wheel.

Taken from: Symphobia Series (Lumina)

Pandora Bursts

A big & bold diminuendo brass ensemble taken from the newly released Symphobia 4: Pandora.

Taken from: Symphobia Series (Pandora)

Pandora Panic NEW!

Suspense-building brass clusters and effects, taken from the newly released Symphobia 4: Pandora.

Taken from: Symphobia Series (Pandora)

Power Strike

Cinematic percussion kit featuring orchestral gran cassa, snare ensemble, cymbals and effects.

Taken from: True Strike 1

Short Strings

Ensemble string staccatos taken from the Symphobia 1 recordings.

Taken from: Symphobia Series (Sympobia 1)

Sordino Violins

Warm, lush, muted violins, perfect for dramatic underscoring and gentle ballad arrangements.

Taken from: Symphobia Series (Sympobia 1)

Tongue in Cheek

Pay homage to the golden age of cartoons with this month’s light-hearted & witty ensemble instrument featuring clarinet, double bass, piano and “wah” trumpet.

Taken from: Symphobia Series (Animator)

Tutti Hits

Cinematic, orchestral hits, taken from the legendary Symphobia recordings. Ready to be used in your very next action, ghost or horror score.

Taken from: Symphobia Series (Sympobia 1)

Wild Winds

An enigmatic, yet cinematic set of woodwind effects feat. flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon & contra bassoon.

Taken from: Symphobia Series

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Library specs

Recording locations Concert hall
Mic positions 1 or 2 (depending on preset)
Audio pool size 996 MB (551 MB in Kontakt's NCW format)
Audio format 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz 24 bit (depending on preset)
Commercial use
Supports Kontakt Player
NKS support
Current library version 1.0
Protection Serial number activation

System requirements

Kontakt version 6.2.1 or higher, including the free Kontakt Player!
Mac macOS 10.12 or higher
Windows 7 or higher
Minimum CPU i5
Minimum RAM 4 GB (recommended)

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