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Video-game songs?

Here's a theme: video games. Yes, I'm looking for good songs (preferably newly-written ones) from/about video games. Here's what I've got so far:
Baba yetu (and others) by Christopher Tin
The Mario Brothers theme
Legend of Zelda
"Korobeiniki" from Tetris
"Pac-Man Fever" (I know that there used to be an SATB arrangement)
Maybe some of the songs from Bastion
 
I know that there are dozens more, but I feel like many of them would be ineffective out of context--unless they were REALLY well known (like Mario).

Thanks for the help.
 
Replies (8): Threaded | Chronological
on June 7, 2013 3:19am
Are you thinking already arranged for choir or just songs to arrange? If so, then Still Alive from Portal II is excellent and has great potential.
on June 7, 2013 4:05am
"Still Alive", the theme song from Portal, has gone rather viral over the past few years. There are numerous cover versions on YouTube.
on June 7, 2013 6:42am
Contact Jack Senzig on ChoralNet
 
 
David Avshalomov
on June 7, 2013 9:41am
I bought the song book of World of Warcraft music so you might give that a try.
 
Deena J.
on June 8, 2013 9:39am
There's already a thread on this.  Look at older Repertoire threads.
on June 9, 2013 3:44am
Yeah but there are always new games so it's quite OK to renew the subject. I don't think Still Alive was mentioned in the older thread since the game only came out in 2011. I'd actually be very interested to know if there is a choral version. 
on June 9, 2013 2:35pm
The themes from Skyrim and Halo are both actually written for choir. Couldn't do better than those, in my opinion. You can hear them both on YouTube easily. 
 
Neuther is available commercially, so you'd have to deal with that and the copyright issues. But you can find scores for both. 
on November 20, 2013 7:06pm
I agree with the Halo, also the Civ IV theme song: Baba Yetu was a REALLY big hit with my group. :)
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