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From 8-Bit to Orchestra: Concert Features Music from ‘The Legend of Zelda’

For folks of a certain generation, if they were to hear the first few notes of the soundtrack to The Legend of Zelda video game, perhaps memories of their childhood would instantly be conjured. Well, those who grew up in the era of 8-bit video games can relive part of their childhood — in higher-quality […]

For folks of a certain generation, if they were to hear the first few notes of the soundtrack to The Legend of Zelda video game, perhaps memories of their childhood would instantly be conjured.

Well, those who grew up in the era of 8-bit video games can relive part of their childhood — in higher-quality sound – when the global tour of The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses visits Jones Hall Oct. 21 and 22, featuring nearly 30 years of music from the gaming franchise.

Maggie Martin talked with music director Amy Andersson, who explains how she got involved with the production.

MORE:
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses (Official Website)
Hear The Legend of Zelda Theme in All Its 8-Bit Glory (YouTube)
Interview: Amy Andersson on Conducting the Symphony of the Goddesses (NintendoLife.com, July 19, 2015)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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