Peter McConnell and Emily Reese talk Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time on the new episode of Top Score from Classical MPR. Enter for your chance to win a copy of the PlayStation 3 game below!
Minnesota's own Parker Quartet are one of the most celebrated classical ensembles of their generation. Today, they returned to Minnesota Public Radio's studios for a performance and interview with Emily Reese.
Composer Penka Kouneva took two months between projects to write her own music, culminating in a CD called <em>A Warrior's Odyssey</em>. Emily Reese spoke with Penka about her music, and coming to the U.S. from Bulgaria.
Steampunk meets Charles Dickens's London in the game Dishonored, scored by composer Daniel Licht.
Composer Inon Zur and the new music for <em>Rift: Storm Legion</em> on the latest episode of Top Score from Classical MPR.
We've been playing video game music all week, now the moment of reckoning: can you tell the difference between these Classical compositions and Video Game scores? Take our quiz and find out.
The Current Presents the Best Video Game Scores of 2012, hosted by Emily Reese of Top Score.
<em>Papo & Yo</em> turned out to be one of the most emotional experiences I've had as a gamer. While I feel as though I say that more and more, it's a trend I wholeheartedly embrace.
Jesper Kyd explains how he scored the afterlife, light and darkness for Darksiders II on Top Score from Classical MPR.
We continue exploring types of musical form on Learning to Listen with a look at a 'rondo'.
Significant musical moments in Call of Duty: Black Ops II are explained by the soundtrack's composer, Jack Wall, on the newest episode of Top Score from Classical MPR.
Matt Uelmen shares his music for Torchlight II on Top Score from Classical MPR.
Christopher Lennertz is a busy guy, working on multiple television projects like Supernatural and Revolution, in addition to writing music for games like Starhawk and Mass Effect 3. Hear the conversation on the new episode of Top Score from Classical MPR.
David Lloyd launched OCReMix.org in 1999 to create a site for fans to share their interpretations of game music. David and submissions judge Larry Oji joined Top Score for a conversation about fan art.
Sonata form emerged as the most important compositional tool in the 18th century. What is it, who uses it and where is it used? Find out in the new episode of Learning to Listen from Classical MPR.