Thursday, November 3, 2011

SoundCast Interview with Composer Inon Zur (Lord of the Rings: War in the North)

Interview:  Inon Zur (Lord of the Rings:  War in the North)

Composer Inon Zur, a devoted Tolkien and Lord of the Rings fan talks about his latest composing project:  Snowblind's LORD OF THE RINGS: WAR IN THE NORTH.  He talks about how appreciates the differing challenges that such games provide, the experience of conducting 3 live performances of his music at E3 this year, and more!

Episode Highlights

00:52 — Welcome and Intro: Inon Zur
02:35 — How were you feeling the day of the game and score release?
04:38 — conducting the live performances at E3
07:26 — What was your connection to The Lord of the Rings prior to this project?
09:33 - How did you come on to this project?
11:34 - Walking the line of making the music your own but connecting it to Shore
15:09 - Starting from scratch or buidling onto an existing musical world.
19:12 - Concluding thoughts

Music Clips (Select music clips contained in this podcast)


00:00 — "Echoes of Angmar" (Lord of the Rings: War in the North) by Inon Zur
10:43 — "Sons of Forgotten Kings" (Lord of the Rings: War in the North) by Inon Zur
19:12 — "Rivendell Exploration" (Lord of the Rings: War ine the North CE) by Inon Zur


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