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  • 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.
  • Hear music from the game that inspired HBO's hit TV series.
  • "Instrumentation plays such a huge role in terms of: where are we brought in the world?"
  • From Pac-Man’s dots to Mario’s coins to Sonic’s rings, collecting has always been a part of video games. This week, I’ll share with you a few of the amazing scores I’ve collected throughout this adventure that haven’t yet had a chance to shine, from Assassin’s Creed, the Witcher, Genshin Impact and lots more.
  • This week, we explore the joyful soundtrack to tropical exploration game Tchia, which combines voices, folk instruments, orchestra, and ambient natural sounds in a musical celebration of the culture of the South Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia!
  • Composer Jason Graves joins us this week to talk about his scores for blockbuster titles like Tomb Raider and Dead Space, and even a soundtrack he wrote for a video game store!
  • Classical chops meet video game music with brass ensemble The Game Brass.
  • We’ll explore some of the sweeping scores that accompany these epic worlds, from World of Warcraft to Final Fantasy XIV to Guild Wars and more.
  • We’ll hear music from Christopher Larkin’s haunting, melancholy original score for the 2017 game Hollow Knight.
  • Jazz artists are reinterpreting video game standards in an explosion of creativity.