The Greatest Video Game Music, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Gregory Heaney
Over the years, video games have evolved from the simple platforming adventures of Mario and Luigi into cinematic experiences that match the big-budget blockbusters of the silver screen. Looking to take this idea one step further, the London Philharmonic Orchestra adapts some of the most recognizable songs from some of gaming's biggest franchises to the grandeur of the orchestra on The Greatest Video Game Music, Vol. 2. With a selection that spans games big and small as well as old and new, the breadth of songs covered here is certainly impressive. Whether it's the main theme of the SNES classic Chrono Trigger, "Never Forget/Peril" from Microsoft's epic Halo, or ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Gregory Heaney
Over the years, video games have evolved from the simple platforming adventures of Mario and Luigi into cinematic experiences that match the big-budget blockbusters of the silver screen. Looking to take this idea one step further, the London Philharmonic Orchestra adapts some of the most recognizable songs from some of gaming's biggest franchises to the grandeur of the orchestra on The Greatest Video Game Music, Vol. 2. With a selection that spans games big and small as well as old and new, the breadth of songs covered here is certainly impressive. Whether it's the main theme of the SNES classic Chrono Trigger, "Never Forget/Peril" from Microsoft's epic Halo, or "Adventure" from the mind-bending and wildly innovative indie platformer Fez, this compilation has a little something for every gamer, no matter what his or her preferred genre might be. While those unfamiliar with the source material will certainly be able to appreciate the care and skill put into the scores for these games, this compilation will definitely find a good home with enthusiasts looking to add a little extra culture to their favorite pastime.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/6/2012
  • Label: X5 Music Group
  • UPC: 812864018851
  • Catalog Number: 118
  • Sales rank: 43,116

Album Credits

Performance Credits
London Philharmonic Orchestra Primary Artist, Performing Ensemble
Tim Weller Drums
Crouch End Festival Chorus Choir, Chorus
Leo Abrahams Guitar
Andrew Skeet Conductor
Simon Little Bass Guitar, Upright Bass
Tom Cawley Piano
John Evans Guitar
Sarah Covey Soprano (Vocal)
Technical Credits
Russell Brown Composer
Simon Heyworth Mastering
Clint Mansell Composer
Jonathan Coulton Composer
Kenji Yamamoto Composer
Daniel Pemberton Composer
Masato Nakamura Composer
Nobuo Uematsu Composer
Christopher Lennertz Composer
Andrew Skeet Arranger, Programming, Producer
Pieter Schoeman Orchestra Leader
Lorne Balfe Composer
Jeremy Murphy Recording Assistant
Yasunori Mitsuda Composer
Karen Glenn Score Supervisor, Additional Production
Michael Salvatori Composer
Yoko Shimomura Composer
Ben Foskett Orchestration
Martin O'Donnell Composer
Steve Price Engineering
Sam Hulick Composer
Chris Parker Recording Assistant
Jeremy Soule Composer
Nick Arundel Composer
Kenta Nagata Composer
Michael McCann Composer
Kazumi Totaka Composer
Rich Vreeland Composer
Minako Hamano Composer
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