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Published: 03 April 2014

262 Pages | 12 music examples, 46 figures, and 9 tables

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199969968

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Sound Play

Video Games and the Musical Imagination

William Cheng

Oxford Music / Media

  • Explores video game audio (music, noise, speech, silence) from interdisciplinary perspectives
  • Challenges traditional conceptions of sound, culture, cohabitation, agency, and free will
  • Features major case studies spanning Final Fantasy VI, Silent Hill, Fallout 3, The Lord of the Rings Online, and Team Fortress 2

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