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Suite from Video Games Live - Part I

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Ralph Ford

Arranged by Ralph Ford


General Info

Year: 2007
Duration: c. 9:45
Difficulty: III-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $87.00   |   Score Only (print) - $15.00


Movements

1. Halo Theme (From “Halo Suite”) – 2:45
2. Civilization IV – 3:35
3. Kingdom Hearts – 3:30


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
Electric Bass
Synthesizer
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Anvil
  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Chimes
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tom-tom (large)
  • Wind Chimes
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The video game phenomenon has taken the musical world by storm! With hundreds of thousands attending the concert tours, it's fast becoming the newest form of popular music. Themes included in this suite are Halo, by Martin O’Donnell, Civilization IV by Christopher Tin, and Kingdom Hearts by Yoko Shimamura. Serious music in a popular venue.

- Program note by publisher


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by This Composer


Resources

  • Ford, R. (2007). Suite from Video Games Live [score]. Alfred Pub.: Van Nuys, Calif.
  • Perusal score