Composer Inon Zur and Score Engineer John Kurlander to Discuss Recording of The Lord of the Rings: War In The North at 2012 Game

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Event: 2012 Game Developers Conference - "Orchestral Recording at Abbey Road for The Lord of the Rings: War in the North"

Date:  Friday, March 9th, 2012

Time:  2:30-3:30PM

Location:  Room 3010, West Hall, 3rd Floor, Moscone Center, San Francisco.

Join composer Inon Zur, veteran score engineer John Kurlander and WB Games audio director Craig Duman for exclusive insight into the creation and recording of the original musical score for The Lord of the Rings: War In The North .

Hailed as one of the top video game scores of 2011 by Classical Minnesota Public Radio, Inon Zur's original score to War In The North  continues the tradition of iconic music for The Lord of the Rings, conducting and recording with the finest orchestra musicians at the legendary Abbey Road studios in London. Furthermore, in an industry first, the music was performed each evening at the 2011 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. These highly acclaimed performances were conducted by Zur and performed by The Hollywood Orchestra and Choir with the participation of The Lyris Quartet.

Attendees will receive the Original Soundtrack CD from WaterTower Music (while supplies last).

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The Lord of the Rings: War in the North  is an intense Action RPG video game based on the renowned The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Through innovative online, interdependent co-op play for up to three players who form their own Fellowship, the game breaks new ground as the first The Lord of the Rings video game to embrace the gritty and brutal reality of Middle-earth. Exploring previously unseen lands, storylines and characters as well as those familiar from The Lord of the Rings  film and literary trilogy, gamers experience expansive co-op gameplay and upgradeable weapons, character customization and development, skills and special abilities.  Gamers must play together or perish as they work to defeat Sauron's forces in the North. The Lord of the Rings: War in the North  is available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Games for Windows.


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