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ctrl alt supr
11-27-2002, 04:27 PM
could anybody tell me what's the name of the tune that's played at the beggining of the day of the tentacle intro? (the tune's played a few seconds, till the bird falls)
thanks!

sheaday6
11-28-2002, 12:02 AM
That would be "Morning" or "Morning Mood" by the composer Edvard Grieg. WHO'S UN-FUSISTICATED NOW, HUH!?

QueZTone
11-28-2002, 03:34 AM
wow, thanks!

this has to be one of the best classical pieces i've ever heard! i love how romantic it is! way to go herr grieg! :D

it's got some similarities with Beethoven's 6th, coolness

Gabez
11-28-2002, 07:53 AM
Excellent… reminds me of the classical (http://www.lucasarts.com/20th/images/concepts/24.jpg) tunes in Full Throttle.

Alien426
11-28-2002, 08:30 AM
Which was by Richard Wagner of course, who hails from the city where I am right now, Bayreuth. The tune with the bunnies in the mine field was "Ride Of The Valkyries".

I am astonished by the sheer sophisticatedness of this thread.

ctrl alt supr
11-28-2002, 02:04 PM
well, i've downloaded a midi version of morning by Edvard Grieg, awesome... but i think it isnt the same tune in the dott intro...

bgbennyboy
11-28-2002, 04:21 PM
The version in the DOTT intro tune isnt exactly the same as Morning by Grieg no, but its clear that its the piece that the intro is trying to evoke.

Swordmaster
11-29-2002, 04:13 AM
Classical music in LucasArts titles is an interesting subject. :) In The Curse of Monkey Island, you can hear a reggae version of Wagner's Bridal March from Lohengrin. It's the second melody and not as often heard at weddings as the widely used "Here comes the bride".

And obviously, Loom was classical all the way. Tchaikovsky owns.

Alien426
11-29-2002, 05:01 AM
Non-original music was also used in Monkey Island 2. Not classical music in the strict sense, though, but a classical sea shanty. Blow The Man Down (http://www.contemplator.com/folk4/blowdown.html) plays in the Rum Rogers scene (grog drinking contest).

See also this page (http://www.geocities.com/captcutlass/mu/so4.html) from the interesting Brethren Of The Coast (http://www.geocities.com/captcutlass/) site.

QueZTone
11-29-2002, 01:43 PM
swordmaster, not to mention The Dig's music which is obviously originally Wagner's work

scabb
11-29-2002, 07:38 PM
Originally posted by Alien426
Non-original music was also used in Monkey Island 2. Not classical music in the strict sense, though, but a classical sea shanty. Blow The Man Down (http://www.contemplator.com/folk4/blowdown.html) plays in the Rum Rogers scene (grog drinking contest).

Not to mention "The Bone Song" ;)

Gabez
11-30-2002, 05:53 AM
And the circus theme... even though it was “remixed”.

QueZTone
11-30-2002, 07:18 AM
afterlife also has some 'holy' moments

and outlaws western classical music

Swordmaster
11-30-2002, 06:29 PM
Originally posted by QueZTone
swordmaster, not to mention The Dig's music which is obviously originally Wagner's work

Yes, I was just giving out some examples. :) The Dig's score is indeed based on the works of Wagner on which Michael built the incredible soundscape of the game.

Telarium (or was it Serge?) also had an interesting story about Fate of Atlantis and a piece called Dies Irae. Don't remember the details anymore, though.

elTee
11-30-2002, 08:31 PM
Is that the Mozart piece? About the slaves?

Jake
12-01-2002, 05:14 PM
Originally posted by Swordmaster



Telarium (or was it Serge?) also had an interesting story about Fate of Atlantis and a piece called Dies Irae. Don't remember the details anymore, though.


I'm pretty sure this was the song often associated with death... something like that... You can also hear it during the opening of The Shining (the Kubrick version - the long helicopter shot following the car down the long forest road)... I might be totally wrong, but I'm pretty sure that's what you're talking about Joonas.

Feral
12-01-2002, 06:20 PM
Is that the one that plays in Fate of Atlantis in the god-making right at the end of the game, but before Ubermann and whatshisface pop out? We had that piece of music in a test last year and I was humming along...I got some pretty weird looks :)

telarium
12-02-2002, 01:19 AM
1. The opening music in DOTT is from part of the William Tell overture. This overture includes the classc theme associated with The Lone Ranger. Notice I said "part of"... the overture is pretty big. Most search results of MP3s will probably just get you the "Lone Ranger" theme. Try searching for "Handel William Tell" or something.

2. The musical reference in Fate of Atlantis you were discussing is called Dies Irae, aka Day of Wrath. It's an old Catholic funeral melody that is commonly used to create a sense of doom... hence its use at the very beginning of The Shining and its association with the god machine in FOA.

Swordmaster
12-06-2002, 05:40 AM
Originally posted by telarium
Try searching for "Handel William Tell" or something.
I thought William Tell was by Rossini?

telarium
12-06-2002, 01:09 PM
Originally posted by Swordmaster

I thought William Tell was by Rossini?

It's pretty confusing. I think there are just many "interpretations" of it or something.

elTee
12-06-2002, 02:45 PM
The bit used in DOTT is from Rossini's William Tell overture.