Classic FM Conversation: Video game scores - what do you think?

It’s been the most exciting Hall Of Fame for years, with one subject - video game music - sparking plenty of debate. We'd like to know what you think…

The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim

2013 Classic FM Hall Of Fame has been one of the most eventful for years, with plenty of big news. Beethoven had more entries than Mozart for the first time ever, Rachmaninov continued his stay at the top spot with his Piano Concerto No. 2, and two video game soundtracks made it into the top five for the first time ever.

Seeing Jeremy Soule's soundtrack to The Elder Scrolls and Nobuo Uematsu's scores to the Final Fantasy has already provoked plenty of discussion, so we'd like to hear what you think. Are video game soundtracks the next big development for classical music? Do they follow on from a long tradition of classical composers writing incidental music to other forms of entertainment (stage, film)? Is it classical music at all? We'd like to hear what you think below...

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