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Jessica Curry launches new Game Music Show “High Score” on Classic FM

Saturday the 22nd April saw the first of an exciting new series, showcasing the best of video game classical music. It will continue to air on Classic FM on Saturdays from 9-10pm, with future themes for the show including: celebrating female composers, performers and games characters; another on the music that has influenced Jessica as a gamer and a games composer; and a request show with every piece of music chosen by Classic FM’s listeners. Next weeks theme is heroes and heroines!

The playlist for this week was as follows:

Flash Forward – Lyndon Holland (Virginia)

Their Waters Were Mingled Together – Austin Wintory (Abzu)

A Path Through The Skies – Austin Wintory (The Banner Saga 2)

Overture: Lore – Takeshi Furukawa (The Last Guardian)

Scott Shelby’s Theme – Normand Corbeil (Heavy Rain)

Epilogue – Henry Jackman (Unchartered 4: A Thief’s End)

The Sacrifice – Gareth Coker (Ori and the Blind Forest)

BT-7274 – Stephen Baarton (Titanfall 2)

The Light We Cast – Jessica Curry (Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture)

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Jessica Curry said: “I’m delighted to be presenting Classic FM’s brand new series on video game music, High Score. I’m a passionate advocate of both classical and game music and there’s so much exciting crossover between these two worlds. There are now orchestral concerts of game music touring the finest concert halls across the globe and it’s wonderful that Classic FM is recognising the diversity and richness in the field with a dedicated show. There is so much fantastic music to share and discover and I’m really proud to join the Classic FM team.”

You will be able to listen back to the show if you missed it at: http://www.classicfm.com/radio/player/

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Alyx Jones
A Composer for Video Games and Head Writer for The Sound Architect, I particularly love indie games and the emotional experiences games can bring, that stay with you for a lifetime. For me the soundtrack is the biggest part of this, and that's why I do what I do!
http://www.alyxjones.co.uk

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