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ubisoft.com / Top Dollar PR

Gareth Coker had the oppportunity to explore authentic music from China's Qin Dynasty in his soundtrack for Immortals Fenyx Rising: Myths of the Eastern Realms, inspired by ancient Chinese myths. Gareth says having the help of the amazing team at Ubisoft Chengdu in China was key to using the correct instruments from the period 221-207 BC.

pexels.com

On Saturday, April 17, the winds of the Stamford Symphony will be front and center in a concert that features  serenades by Dvorak and a very young Richard Strauss. Kate Remington talks with the Stamford Symphony's Music Director and conductor Michael Stern about this special presentation.

bungie.net

Marty O'Donnell and his creative partner, Mike Salvatori, had a successful commercial music studio in Chicago in the 1990s. A series of unlikely coincidences led to Marty's discovery of the fledgling Bungie game studio, which was also in Chicago at the time.

thedarkpictures.com

Little Hope is the latest chapter in The Dark Pictures Anthology, created by Super Massive Games.  There have been disturbing events in the small Massachusetts town of Little Hope ever since the 17th Century, and the latest people to experience them are college students and their professor who are stranded there when their bus crashes.  Jason Graves says the time-span of the game and its story origins in early New England guided his choice of a hammered dulcimer and hurdy-gurdy to provide the backbone of his soundtrack.

Thunder Lotus Games

Spiritfarer is described by its developer, Thunder Lotus Games, as "a cozy management game about dying." Charon, the legendary ferryman who takes departed souls across the River Styx, gives his duties to young Stella, who collects passengers and does all she can to fulfill their final wishes or long-time desires so they can travel to the afterlife in peace.

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