By Winifred Phillips
Winner of the worldwide tune Award Gold Medal for a great booklet within the box of music · Winner of the nationwide Indie Excellence booklet Award · Winner of the Nonfiction booklet Award (Gold Winner) · Winner of the yearly online game song Award (Best Publication)
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Over fifty games later, Uematsu has become a legend in the game community (Mielke 2008). A few years ago, I attended a concert performance of video game music that included one of his most beloved pieces. A video game music performance is an experience that can舗t be compared with any other in the field of concert music. Costumed game characters often wander among attendees. It舗s likely these colorful characters are members of the paying audience who were inspired to go to the concert as their favorite game hero or heroine.
The success of The Maw is entirely due to the creativity and determination of the team at Twisted Pixel Games, but I like to think that I was able to help them in a small way that was magnified by lucky timing. As game composers, we very rarely find ourselves in a position to offer that kind of assistance, so I count this as one of my fonder memories connected with the business side of my profession. Asset #7: The desire to contribute to a new art form Video games can often be a contentious subject in discussions of what constitutes art.
We have talents that help us coax the soul of music out of the heart of the machine. Before we ever boot up a computer, we rely on a set of skills that help us to create melody, harmony, and rhythm in just the right combinations to evoke emotion in our listeners, creating a memorable aural experience. So, let舗s talk about those skills, and how aspiring game composers can best obtain them and capitalize on them. A Musical Education Sarah Caldwell, the first female conductor at the Metropolitan Opera, once said, 舠Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can舡 (GoodReads 2012).