Top Score

Host Emily Reese takes an in-depth listen to video game music and talks with the people who make it.

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the GoddessesThe Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses on Top Score
    The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses is a musical celebration of twenty-five years of Zelda melodies. The new episode of Top Score features a conversation with the producers of the touring show, video game music fans Jason Michael Paul and Jeron Moore.October 11, 2012
  • Christopher Tin - Calling All DawnsTop Score Giveaway: Calling All Dawns by Christopher Tin
    Christopher Tin kindly sent us five signed copies of "Calling All Dawns". Enter today for your chance to win a copy!October 8, 2012
  • Jessica CurryJessica Curry and Dear Esther on Top Score
    Jessica Curry's chamber music score for indie game Dear Esther is a wonderful compliment to stunning visuals and compelling narrative.October 3, 2012
  • Christopher TinChristopher Tin on Top Score
    Composer Christopher Tin is the featured guest on the new episode of Top Score from Classical Minnesota Public Radio.September 25, 2012
  • Dragon MountainsThe Music of Skyrim on Top Score
    A review of some of the best music from Jeremy Soule's soundtrack for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Top Score from Classical Minnesota Public Radio.August 8, 2012
  • Darren KorbDarren Korb Talks Bastion on Top Score
    Darren Korb created what he calls "acoustic frontier trip-hop" as the soundscape for the game Bastion. Hear Darren and his music on Top Score from Classical MPR.June 8, 2012
  • Austin WintoryAustin Wintory talks about Journey on Top Score
    Austin Wintory teamed up with thatgamecompany and Jenova Chen to create a terrific score for the game "Journey"May 23, 2012
  • Sam HulickThe Music of Mass Effect 3 on Top Score
    Three of the composers from Mass Effect 3 join Emily Reese for a conversation about their music on the newest episode of Top Score from Classical MPR.May 8, 2012
  • Richard JacquesRichard Jacques on Top Score
    Two of my favorite things coincide on the new episode of Top Score: composer Richard Jacques, and LittleBigPlanet.April 10, 2012
  • Ron FishRon Fish Talks Batman on Top Score
    Composer Ron Fish joins Top Score to talk about his music for Batman: Arkham City, Batman: Arkham Asylum, the God of War series and Sega Japan's Rise of Nightmares.March 9, 2012