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The Power of Sound: Grant Kirkhope

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4 February 2021

13 minutes

Composer Grant Kirkhope has written the soundtracks for some very successful video games, including ‘GoldenEye 007’, ‘Civilization’, and ‘Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle’. He tells us about his career highlights and the importance of music to the game-playing experience: from transporting people to new worlds to knowing that you are responsible for writing music that will be part of a fan’s childhood. Music ‘Oven-Fresh Day’ and ‘Slow-Baked’ are copyright Rare Ltd

4 February 2021

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