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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #25 on: 10:48, 15 August 17 »
Hm, sounds a lot like Bach. His style is usually very distinctive, compare it to parts of the Goldberg Variations or the Brandenburg Concertos for example. Someone with a deeper knowledge of his works might know it (or that I'm in fact wrong and it's someone else's work.)

I don't have a "deeper knowledge" of Bach, but I do listen to a lot of classical music...

Tempest title music is Handels "The arrival of the queen of Sheba". A really great piece to hear live from a full orchestra.

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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #26 on: 21:25, 15 August 17 »
Tempest title music is Handels "The arrival of the queen of Sheba". A really great piece to hear live from a full orchestra.
Good find! Then I was wrong after all.
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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #27 on: 11:54, 16 August 17 »
Nah, Vangelis is far from classical!


But, IIRC Powerplay had some classical music:


[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95LJHTSoZlo[/youtube]


Unfortunately, I can't find a video where it's audible...

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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #28 on: 12:09, 16 August 17 »
I just downloaded the Powerplay: The Game of the Gods DSK (from CPCPower) and ran it on Winape. The title music is Tchaikovskys "Dance of the sugarplum fairy" (From the Nutcracker ballet).

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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #29 on: 12:18, 16 August 17 »
Thanks, haven't played it in a few years but I remember sitting and listening to it when I was a child.

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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #30 on: 17:00, 16 August 17 »
Gameover of Space Harrier but i don't remember the author...

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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #31 on: 03:57, 17 August 17 »
Weird, I would have sworn that the Powerplay title music was In The Hall Of The Mountain King... maybe I had a different version?


Edit: checked it and it's definitely ItHotMH, sorry Bryce!
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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #32 on: 10:29, 17 August 17 »
Weird, I would have sworn that the Powerplay title music was In The Hall Of The Mountain King... maybe I had a different version?


Edit: checked it and it's definitely ItHotMH, sorry Bryce!

Oh, you're right. It does seem to be that. The two pieces have very similar sections of music. Sorry Grieg :)

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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #33 on: 12:59, 17 August 17 »
Oh, you're right. It does seem to be that. The two pieces have very similar sections of music. Sorry Grieg :)

"Dance of the sugarplum fairy" is used in Mermaid Madness though.  :)

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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #34 on: 07:34, 11 June 18 »
So... been watching Monty Python on Netflix these past few weeks, and got curious about the theme-melody.

Long story short:

The loading music in Harvey Headbanger tape version is "The Liberty Bell" march from 1893!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Liberty_Bell_(march)
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Re: Classical music in Amstrad CPC games?
« Reply #35 on: 11:09, 14 June 18 »
Back to the Golden Age intro:


[YOUTUBE]
https://youtu.be/pcYQROTwr74[/YOUTUBE]


Alla Turca from Mozart.
« Last Edit: 11:14, 14 June 18 by kawickboy »