Call of Duty 4 orchestrates a war with Harry Gregson-Williams

by: Randy -
Anybody that thinks music isn't a crucial element to a video game is largely being silly, or is superficially handicapping one of the their five major senses.  Activision knows this, and so they've hired on award-winning composer Harry Gregson-Williams to handle the main theme and music production on Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.  The entire soundtrack was performed and recorded by a full orchestra, largely at Abbey Road Studios in London, England.

HARRY GREGSON-WILLIAMS TO PRODUCE SCORE

CALL OF DUTY® 4: MODERN WARFARE

 

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Santa Monica, CA – October 2, 2007 – Infinity Ward and Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) have announced that award-winning Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare™ will feature an original score by Stephen Barton with the Main Theme & Music Production provided by award-winning composer Harry Gregson-Williams.  Gregson-Williams’ work has been featured in numerous feature films, television series, and videogames with credits including Enemy of the State, Man on Fire, Spy Game , The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,  and Team America: World Police. The soundtrack for Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare was performed and recorded by a full orchestra, largely at the legendary Abbey Road Studios in London, England.

 

“Harry Gregson-Williams was the perfect choice to craft an immersive and rich soundtrack that matches the heightened atmosphere and tension of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare,” says Grant Collier, Studio Head at Infinity Ward. “Harry’s wealth of experience, passion and intensity together with the talents of young composer, Stephen Barton, shine through in the score draws gamers deeper into the epic and cinematic experience that is Call of Duty 4.”

 

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare for Xbox 360™, Windows® PC and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system will begin deployment on Tuesday, November 5, 2007 and has been rated “M” for Mature by the ESRB for Intense Violence, Strong Language, Blood and Gore.  The game will also be available for and Nintendo DS™ and has been rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB for Teen for Blood and Violence.
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