Classic FM celebrate video game music

Award-winning composer, broadcaster and educator Howard Goodall will tonight present a programme on Classic FM dedicated to music composed for use within the video games industry.

Set to be aired at 5pm GMT, it provides variation of Goodall’s usual Saturday Night at the Movies slot and will include music from composers such as Koji Kondo, Nobuo Uematsu, Hans Zimmer, and Jeremy Soule.

Be sure to tune in, with the confirmed playlist of music to be aired as follows:

* The Legend of Zelda – Suite (Koji Kondo)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Advent Rising – Muse (Tommy Tallarico)
London Philharmonic Orchestra and Studio Choir: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Tetris – Theme (Alexey Pajitnov)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Battlefield 2 – Theme (Joel Eriksson)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion – Theme (Jeremy Soule)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare – Main Menu Theme (Harry Gregson-Williams/Stephen Barton)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Fallout 3 – Theme (Inon Zur)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Super Mario Bros – Themes (Koji Kondo)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Super Mario Galaxy – Gusty Garden Galaxy (Koji Kondo)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Theme (Hans Zimmer)
London Philharmonic Orchestra and Studio Choir: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Angry Birds – Main Theme (Ari Pulkkinen)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Grand Theft Auto IV – Soviet Connection (Michael Hunter)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* World of Warcraft – Seasons of War (Jason Hayes)
London Philharmonic Orchestra and Studio Choir: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Metal Gear Solid – Sons of Liberty Theme (Harry Gregson-Williams)
London Philharmonic Orchestra and Studio: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Halo 3 – One Final Effort (Martin O’Donnell/Michael Salvatori)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune – Nate’s Theme (Greg Edmondson)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Final Fantasy – Main Theme (Nobuo Uematsu)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Mass Effect – Suicide Mission (Jack Wall/Sam Hulick)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell – Conviction (Michael Nielsen/Kaveh Cohen/Amon Tobin)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Conductor Andrew Skeet

* MGM Jubilee Overture (Various)
John Wilson Orchestra: Conductor John Wilson

* The Sound of Music – Main Title (Richard Rodgers)
John Wilson Orchestra: Conductor John Wilson

* Singin’ in the Rain (Nacio Herb Brown)
Seth MacFarlane
John Wilson Orchestra: Conductor John Wilson

* Seven Brides for Seven Brothers – Barn Dance (Gene de Paul)
John Wilson Orchestra: Conductor John Wilson

* Oklahoma! – Overture (Richard Rodgers)
John Wilson Orchestra: Conductor John Wilson

* The King and I – Overture (Richard Rodgers)
John Wilson Orchestra: Conductor John Wilson

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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