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GAMEPLAY
GAMEPLAY

GAMEPLAY: The Grammys II

The 2024 Grammy Awards honored outstanding video game soundtracks for only the second time ever in their own category!

In this episode we celebrate these amazingly varied scores by listening to each of the five official nominees for Best Score Soundtrack For Video Games.

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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.

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

Here's the episode's playlist:

Bear McCreary - A Giant’s Prayer (God of War 2018) - original soundtrack

Bear McCreary - Peak’s Pass (God of War 2018) - original soundtrack

Peter Murray, J. Scott Rakozy, Chuck Myers - Overture to the Unwritten (Hogwarts Legacy) - original soundtrack

Peter Murray, J. Scott Rakozy, Chuck Myers - Soaring Over Hogwarts (Hogwarts Legacy) - original soundtrack

Bear McCreary - God of War Ragnarök (God of War Ragnarök) - original soundtrack; Eivør, vocals

Bear McCreary - Remembering Faye (God of War Ragnarök) - original soundtrack; Eivør, vocals

Bear McCreary - The Hidden Beast (God of War Ragnarök) - original soundtrack; Eivør, vocals

Austin Wintory, Tripod - I Can Teach You (Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical) - original soundtrack; Tripod; Khary Payton, Laura Bailey, Janina Gavankar, vocals

Austin Wintory, Montaigne - Mount Olympus (Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical) - original soundtrack featuring Montaigne

Austin Wintory - Old Wounds - Red Edition (Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical) - original soundtrack; Tripod; Troy Baker, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Laura Bailey, vocals

Sarah Schachner - Modern Warfare II (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II 2019) - original soundtrack

Sarah Schachner - Surface Tension (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II 2019) - original soundtrack

Sarah Schachner - Prison Break (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II 2019) - original soundtrack

Stephen Barton, Gordy Haab - Above the Clouds (Star Wars Jedi: Survivor) - original soundtrack

Stephen Barton, Gordy Haab - Cold Dawn (Star Wars Jedi: Survivor) - original soundtrack

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