Machaut, Ravel meet Tolkien, Tesla
January 27, 2011 6:53 PM Subscribe
The first thing I was told about Arcanum was the central conflict of the game: magic versus technology. This idea was so interesting and unique that I considered carefully how to best reflect it in the music. […] We finally settled on a sort of musical anachronism: a score centered around the styles and textures of Renaissance, medieval, and early music, but performed by a characteristic ensemble of the Victorian era, the string quartet.
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Composer Ben Houge
and his choir-on-strings score
for Troika Studios'
(buggy, beloved) steampunk step-child Arcanum
), in mp3, lossless pcm, and full sheet music
Also of note are Houge’s subsequent Max/Jitter works installed
around and sometimes deleted
And Drog’s herculean, unofficial, and indispensable Arcanum patches and resolutions packs.