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GAMEPLAY
GAMEPLAY

GAMEPLAY: Nainita Desai

Composer Nainita Desai in her studio
Composer Nainita Desai in her studio

"Always connect the player directly to the emotional core of the story. "

Nainita Desai composes irresistible and intricate scores for film, TV and video games. She joins us this week on GAMEPLAY to talk about her interactive music for games including Immortality, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and more.

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Generous support for the music heard on this program comes from the Robert T. and Ruth Haidt Hughes Memorial Acquisitions Fund.

Special thanks to Nainita Desai and to Kyrie Hood of White Bear PR. Thanks also to Michael Culler for engineering assistance and to Christine Kyprianides for production assistance.

Amanda Sewell is IPR's Music Director, and Keith Brown is GAMEPLAY’s host and executive producer. Emily Duncan Wilson is Classical IPR's Digital Content Manager.

PLAYLIST:
All selections composed by Nainita Desai

Beauty Is In The Detail (The Reason I Jump) – original motion picture soundtrack

Permission To Be Alive (The Reason I Jump) – original motion picture soundtrack

Order (Telling Lies) – London Contemporary Orchestra / Galya Bisengalieva

Intimacy (Telling Lies) – London Contemporary Orchestra / Galya Bisengalieva

Intimacy - Hidden Theme (Telling Lies) – London Contemporary Orchestra / Galya Bisengalieva

Art (Immortality) – original game soundtrack

Art - Subverted (Immortality) – original game soundtrack

Art - Supernatural (Immortality) – original game soundtrack

Immortality - End Credits (Immortality) – original game soundtrack

Alejandro's Faction Suite (Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Season 3) – original game soundtrack

Mood Suite (Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Season 3) – original game soundtrack

Tension Build Suite 1 (Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Season 3) – original game soundtrack

Valeria’s Faction Suite (Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Season 3) – original game soundtrack

Stealth Suite (Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Season 3) – original game soundtrack

Keith Brown was the host of Matinee Classics and the host and producer of GAMEPLAY until 2024.