Two of my favorite things coincide on the new episode of Top Score: composer Richard Jacques, and LittleBigPlanet.
Composer Ron Fish joins Top Score to talk about his music for Batman: Arkham City, Batman: Arkham Asylum, the God of War series and Sega Japan's Rise of Nightmares.
Mozart's Don Giovanni is live from the Metropolitan Opera Saturday, March 10. Hear it on Classical MPR at 11:00 am CT.
Mass Effect 3 comes out on March 6th, and Top Score has a preview of two new tracks, and a review of the music from the Mass Effect universe.
Composer Jesper Kyd visited MPR headquarters in November for Top Score's first live event. Check out the audio and video from the night!
Continuing with our New Year's resolution playlists, Host Emily Reese compiled a list to get kids up and moving to Classical Music.
"The Enchanted Island" gets its broadcast premiere at The Metropolitan Opera Saturday. Hear it live on Classical MPR at noon central.
Host of The Legacy Music Hour podcast, Brent Weinbach, joins Top Score to talk about his passion for the 8- and 16-bit era of video game music.
Inon Zur returns to Top Score from Classical MPR to talk about his new score to Lord of the Rings: War in the North. Enter the drawing for a chance to win the Xbox version of Lord of the Rings -- War of the North, plus the original game soundtrack by Inon Zur.
Here are my picks for the best video game soundtracks of 2011.
Composer Jesper Kyd has written music for all four games in the Assassin's Creed series. Hear him talk about the experience in the new episode of Top Score from Classical MPR.
Greg Edmonson talks about his music for the Uncharted trilogy on Top Score from Classical Minnesota Public Radio.
Brian Tyler talks about his score for one of the most anticipated games of the year: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on the new episode of Top Score from Classical Minnesota Public Radio.
Composer Bear McCreary is our guest on Top Score this week from Classical MPR. I first became interested in his music through my adoration of the relaunched "Battlestar Galactica" series on SyFy. Lucky for me, Bear also scored two video games. Capcom's "Dark Void" from 2010, and Sony's "SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs."
Composer Tom Salta applied a multifaceted musical background to create an immersive and highly interactive soundtrack for Eric Chahi's new game, "From Dust."