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GAMEPLAY: Final Fantasy VII Remake

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Final Fantasy VII Remake is an ambitious reimagining of one of the most iconic games, with an original soundtrack that runs well over 8 hours.

"... Systems have a life, but the music just perseveres."

Dr. Matthew Thompson is a music professor, pianist, vocal coach, and authority on video game music.

On this program, he’ll guide us through the soundtrack to Final Fantasy 7 Remake, comparing the ambitious 2020 score with the iconic 1997 original.

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:

Masashi Hamauzu - Moonlight Thievery (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Nobuo Uematsu, arr. Shotaro Shima & Tsutomu Narita - Midgar, City of Mako (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Nobuo Uematsu, arr. Shotaro Shima - Bombing Mission (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Nobuo Uematsu, arr. Yoshinori Nakamura - Aerith’s Theme - Home Again (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Nobuo Uematsu, arr. Shotaro Shima - Mako Reactor 1 (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Nobuo Uematsu, arr. Shotaro Shima - Mako Reactor 1 - Battle Edit (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Nobuo Uematsu, arr. Shotaro Shima - Let the Battles Begin! - A Merc’s Job (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Nobuo Uematsu, Masashi Hamauzu, Yasunori Nishiki - One-Winged Angel - Rebirth (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Nobuo Uematsu, arr. Masanori Akita - Costa del Sol (Jukebox Version) - (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Masashi Hamauzu - Avalanche’s Theme (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Masashi Hamauzu - Fight for Survival (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Masashi Hamauzu - A Solemn Sunset (Final Fantasy VII Remake) - original soundtrack

Keith Brown is the host of Matinee Classics and the host and producer of GAMEPLAY.