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The Composer Chronicles

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Stephen Trygar recounts the stories of composers past and present through the music they write. Historical episodes focus on a particular work by the featured composer and examines their life during the time the piece was written and performed. Additionally, living composers, musicians, industry pro… read more

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Ep. 59: Game Play (Disk 3): 8-Bit Music (w/ Daryl Banner)

Why do we find the sounds of 8-bit music so nostalgic, even those who grew up in a time when video games no longer had 8-bit soundtracks? Then, it was used out of necessity, and today it is used to add a level of creativity and to evoke a sense of nostalgia. Composer and author Daryl Banner returns to the podcast to talk about his experience with 8-bit music as both a composer of that medium as well as someone who still enjoys his childhood video games.

Theme music is by Daryl Banner

Where to find Daryl and more of his music:
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