Sunday, June 12, 2005

L A PHILHARMONIC PLAYS VIDEO GAMES

"Video Games Live
Wednesday, July 6, 2005, 8:00 PM
Hollywood Bowl

Artists:
Los Angeles Philharmonic

Mark Watters, conductor

A live concert event featuring full orchestra and choir performing music from the greatest video games, plus laser and light sequences, video clips, live characters, and a special segment dedicated to retro arcade classics!
Games scheduled to be included are:
MarioTMZelda®Halo®Metal Gear Solid®Warcraft®Myst®Final Fantasy®Castlevania®
Medal of Honor
TMSonicTMTron©Tomb Raider®Advent Rising,Headhunter,Beyond Good & EvilTMSplinter Cell®Ghost ReconTMRainbow Six®EverQuest® IIPong®Donkey Kong®

Get more information at www.videogameslive.com."

The Los Angeles Philharmonic, eh? Well, this ought to really make classical music purists' socks roll up and down. Apparently it's touring the USA. Anyone care to give a concert report?


3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I'm a collector of odd computer game music covers - have you heard the Super Mario Big Band? Very odd! Jazz and big band versions of Super Mario, Zelda and other Nintendo themes.

Ditto there is a cool acapella version of Super Mario Theme wandering around the Net! Scat swingle tastic!

Mr Fab said...

the Super Mario Big Band? and acapella version? Oh my. More to seek out, thanks mister tipster.

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