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The Vault: Top 10 Most Iconic Pieces of Videogame Music

The Vault: Top 10 Most Iconic Pieces of Videogame Music | Videogame Music | Scoop.it
Take a look at our Top 10 of iconic videogame music - Are your favourites on the list?

 

Music in videogames has come on leaps and bounds over the past few decades. We’ve gone from short, repeated chiptunes; to the lavish, fully-orchestrated, cinematic soundtracks we enjoy today. It is now easier than ever to buy gaming soundtracks, and it’s now even possible to see our favourite gaming themes played live. A group of dedicated game music fans are even trying to get the genre recognised in Classic FM’s Hall of Fame...

 

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Videogames has always been known for their music and they have been arround us for decades

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PAX Prime 2013: Interview: Tommy Tallarico - Thunderbolt

PAX Prime 2013: Interview: Tommy Tallarico - Thunderbolt | Videogame Music | Scoop.it
PAX Prime 2013: Interview: Tommy Tallarico Thunderbolt The prolific composer's created compositions for over a couple hundred videogames and has given us such an immense quantity of well-regarded music but now his focus is on making videogame...
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It is impressive how music making for videogames could bring people to like more the process of videogame making. 

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Videogame Music Composition Agencies Merge (Exclusive) - Variety

Videogame Music Composition Agencies Merge (Exclusive) - Variety | Videogame Music | Scoop.it
Videogame Music Composition Agencies Merge (Exclusive) Variety Four Bars Intertainment is merging with the newly formed COOL Music Interactive, a game-focused division of the COOL Music Group, whose clients have scored several films, including...
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I think that music composition in videogames makes it more attractive for the public. 

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Videogame soundtrack nominated at the 2013 Grammy !

Videogame soundtrack nominated at the 2013 Grammy ! | Videogame Music | Scoop.it
Established movie soundtracks composers can feel the bullet closer as videogame music begin to gain maturity and exposure...

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Being a music composer for videogames can give you more fame. Also being able to be known as a big composer

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The Elder Scrolls: Headed to a symphony hall near you? - Destructoid

The Elder Scrolls: Headed to a symphony hall near you? - Destructoid | Videogame Music | Scoop.it

With all the videogame music concerts going around these days, have you ever thought about an entire concert dedicated to The Elder Scrolls? Well, composer Jeremy Soule has that very dream, and has begun a social media campaign to make it happen. He’s proposing a concert in New York featuring a “world-renowned orchestra,” but he’s looking for the support of his fans.


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I think bringing videogame music to a live performace is a good idea to show the audiences how this media can also have elaborate pieces of music. 

 

Pros: more people can listen to music and also bring audiences to like the videogame as well.

 

Cons: looking for fan support is not enough, Jeremy Soule should also bring more listeners, not only Skyrim fans.  

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I think bringing videogame music to a live performace is a good idea to show the audiences how this media can also have elaborate pieces of music. 

 

Pros: more people can listen to music and also bring audiences to like the videogame as well.

 

Cons: looking for fan support is not enough, Jeremy Soule should also bring more listeners, not only Skyrim fans.