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

Posted on · 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 […]

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Symphony Brings Holst’s The Planets to Life With New HD Images

Posted on · Gustav Holst’s The Planets is one of the most beloved pieces of classical music. The Houston Symphony teamed up with NASA planetary scientists and filmmaker Duncan Copp to create a live performance of The Planets synchronized with high definition images of the planets themselves. The production was then turned into a DVD called “The Planets […]