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The best classical music in videogames

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The best classical music in videogames

by Melissa Lesnie on November 17, 2011 (November 17, 2011) filed under Classical Music | Comment Now
These 12 games demonstrate why music for Xbox has bested the Hollywood film score.

Final Fantasy

This sprawling, 14-game RPG series is brimming with some of the most beloved themes in videogame music, from sentimental solo piano to full-blown orchestra for battle sequences. There are leitmotifs for the various characters, too. The orchestral and choral arrangement in this clip has more than a whiff of Carl Orff about it.