Greatest Video Game Music

Greatest Video Game Music

by London Philharmonic Orchestra
     
 

The Greatest Video Game Music features sweeping, nostalgia-inducing performances of 21 themes from the most beloved video games of our time, as interpreted in the studio by the famed London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Orchestral interpretations of video game music have grown into a worldwide cultural phenomenon, exposing classical music sounds to youthful ears

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Overview

The Greatest Video Game Music features sweeping, nostalgia-inducing performances of 21 themes from the most beloved video games of our time, as interpreted in the studio by the famed London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Orchestral interpretations of video game music have grown into a worldwide cultural phenomenon, exposing classical music sounds to youthful ears much like cartoons did in the mid-20th century.

NPR's All Things Considered said: "For the first time in years, professional musicians are receiving the kind of audience energy they've craved," while the New York Times wrote: "If Beethoven and Tchaikovsky were alive today, they would be composing music for video games." From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
11/08/2011
Label:
X5 Music Group
UPC:
7340070439458
catalogNumber:
114
Rank:
10245

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

London Philharmonic Orchestra   Primary Artist,Performing Ensemble
Andrew Skeet   Conductor

Technical Credits

Tommy Tallarico   Composer
Michael Hunter   Composer
Hans Zimmer   Composer
Amon Tobin   Composer
Harry Gregson-Williams   Composer
Jack Wall   Composer
Greg Edmonson   Composer
Inon Zur   Composer
Nobuo Uematsu   Composer
Michael Nielsen   Composer
Stephen Barton   Composer
Garry Schyman   Composer
Michael Salvatori   Composer
Koji Kondo   Composer
Mahito Yokota   Composer
Ari Pulkkinen   Composer
Laurie Robinson   Composer
Martin O'Donnell   Composer
Jason Hayes   Composer
Emmanuel Fratianni   Composer
Sam Hulick   Composer
Kaveh Cohen   Composer
Jeremy Soule   Composer
Joel Erikson   Composer
Alexey Pajitnov   Composer

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