GAMEPLAY: Strategy Games
Scores from games like Starcraft, Civilization, SimCity, and more.
Strategy games challenge the player’s ability to think and plan, whether building cities, leading armies, or exploring faraway galaxies.
On this program, we’ll hear scores from games like Starcraft, Civilization, SimCity, and more!
Generous support for the music heard on this program comes from the Robert T. and Ruth Haidt Hughes Memorial Acquisitions Fund. Special thanks to Michael Culler for engineering assistance. Amanda Sewell is IPR's Music Director. Keith Brown is GAMEPLAY’s host and executive producer.
To hear the full episode, click the link above! Here's the playlist:
Christopher Tin - Sogno di Volare (Dream of Flight) (Civilization VI) - Angel City Chorale; Cappella SF; Macedonian Symphonic Orchestra
Soyo Oka, arr. Toshihiko Sahashi - Village Theme (SimCity) - Tokyo Memorial Orchestra
Stephen Rippy, David Rippy, orch. Stan LePard - Noddingagushpa (Age of Empires III) - Northwest Sinfonia
Stephen Rippy, orch. Stan LePard - Muptop (Age of Empires III) - Northwest Sinfonia
Stephen Rippy, orch. Stan LePard - Felonious Junk (Age of Empires III) - Northwest Sinfonia
Pierre Esteve - Destiny (Black Moon Chronicles) - original soundtrack - Alyssa Landry, vocals
Pierre Esteve - Warriors (Black Moon Chronicles) - original soundtrack - Pierre Esteve, vocals
Geoff Knorr, Roland Rizzo, arr. Geoff Knorr, Phill Boucher - Cree (The Atomic Era) (Civilization VI) - Poundmaker Singers; Prague FILMharmonic Orchestra
Yoko Kanno, arr. Kousuke Yamashita - Signal Fire (Opening) (Nobunaga’s Ambition: Lord of Darkness) - Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra
Yoko Kanno - The Helpful God of War’s Banner Last Chapter (Nobunaga’s Ambition: Lord of Darkness) - Yoko Kanno, piano
Russell Brower, Glenn Stafford, Derek Duke, Neal Acree - Wings of Liberty (StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty) - Eimear Noone/Skywalker Symphony Orchestra
Andreas Waldetoft, orch. David Christiansen - Stellaris Suite: Creation and Beyond (Stellaris) - Brandenburg State Orchestra
Check out this behind-the-scenes video of recording sessions with the Brandenburg State Orchestra!