From its earliest days as little than a series of monophonic outbursts to its current day scores that can rival major symphonic film scores, video game music has gone through its own particular set of stylistic and functional metamorphoses while both borrowing and recontextualizing the earlier models from which it borrows With topics ranging from early classics like Donkey Kong and Super Mario Bros to recent hits like Plants vs Zombies, the eleven essays in Music in Video Games draw on the scholarly fields of musicology and music theory, film theory, and game studies, toinvestigate the history, function, style, and conventions of video game music....
|Title||:||Music In Video Games: Studying Play (Routledge Music and Screen Media)|
|Publisher||:||Routledge 1 edition February 27, 2014|
|Number of Pages||:||246 pages|
|File Size||:||886 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
|Last checked||:||21 Minutes ago!|
Music In Video Games: Studying Play (Routledge Music and Screen Media) Reviews
Son is studying Computer technology and loves video games.
I enjoyed this book very much. However, this is definitely not a book for the amateur musician, and is a book that the average person would not grasp very well. It would make a great textbook for a composition course or composition master class.