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Uncharted: Drake's Fortune - Nate's Theme artwork

Uncharted: Drake's Fortune - Nate's Theme Greg Edmondson Conductor: Andrew Skeet Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: X5 Catalogue ID: X5CD 114

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Aurora artwork

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Aurora Jeremy Soule Ensemble: Studio musicians Record label: DirectSong

Tomb Raider - A Survivor is Born Jason Graves Conductor: Jason Graves Ensemble: Session Orchestra Record label: Sumthing Else Music Works Catalogue ID: SE-3052-2

Metal Gear Solid - Sons of Liberty Theme artwork

Metal Gear Solid - Sons of Liberty Theme Harry Gregson-Williams Conductor: Andrew Skeet Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra and Studio Choir Record label: X5 Catalogue ID: X5CD 114

Beyond: Two Souls - Jodie's Story Lorne Balfe and Hans Zimmer Conductor: Matt Dunkley Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Grant Kirkhope Conductor: Nic Raine Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Sumthing Else Music Works Catalogue ID: SE 2058-2

Fable III - Brightwall artwork

Fable III - Brightwall Russell Shaw Conductor: Allan Wilson Ensemble: Slovak National Symphony Orchestra; The Pinewood Singers Record label: Sumthing Else Music Works Catalogue ID: SE-2091-2

The Legend of Zelda - Suite artwork

The Legend of Zelda - Suite Koji Kondo (b.1961 : Japan) Conductor: Andrew Skeet Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: X5 Music Catalogue ID: X5CD 114

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All the video game music used at the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony

All the video game music used at the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony

Composer Yoko Shimomura wrote music for Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy XV among other popular video games,

7 of the best pieces of music by video game composer Yoko Shimomura

Video game pro completes ‘Minecraft’ using a PIANO as a controller

Video game pro uses a piano as a controller, completes ‘Minecraft’

This orchestra found a SUPER 20-second piece to accompany your handwashing

This orchestra found a SUPER 20-second piece to accompany your handwashing

Eímear Noone, Irish composer-conductor

Who is Eímear Noone? Irish video games composer conducting the Oscars ceremony

Eímear Noone to conduct the 42-piece Oscar orchestra

Oscars to feature a female orchestra conductor for first time in history