Battle Theme A

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Andrettin
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Battle Theme A

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This piece of music is so awesome it gave me the chills:
http://opengameart.org/content/battle-theme-a

And it is licensed under the CC0!

It could make a good addition to Wesnoth.
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Re: Battle Theme A

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I can hear something a lot like an electric guitar in the backgrounds, so I'd be surprised if this makes it into mainline. But you're right, it is pretty snazzy.
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goblinThing wrote:I can hear something a lot like an electric guitar in the backgrounds, so I'd be surprised if this makes it into mainline. But you're right, it is pretty snazzy.
Yeah, if not mainline, I think it could be definitely be useful for UMCs.

Out of curiosity, is there a policy against mainlining music with electric guitar?
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Andrettin wrote:Out of curiosity, is there a policy against mainlining music with electric guitar?
More or less, yes: http://r.wesnoth.org/p283377
What kind of music are you looking for?
We are mainly looking for orchestral music, i.e. a simulation of a contemporary large orchestra with strings, brass, winds and percussion. That means no drum kits, no electric guitars or basses or any other typical pop/rock instruments. Synths are OK if they are used for subtle effetcs within an overall orchestral context. Same goes for percussion loops; they will be tolerated if the're used tastefully.
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Andrettin
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Re: Battle Theme A

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ancestral wrote:
Andrettin wrote:Out of curiosity, is there a policy against mainlining music with electric guitar?
More or less, yes: http://r.wesnoth.org/p283377
What kind of music are you looking for?
We are mainly looking for orchestral music, i.e. a simulation of a contemporary large orchestra with strings, brass, winds and percussion. That means no drum kits, no electric guitars or basses or any other typical pop/rock instruments. Synths are OK if they are used for subtle effetcs within an overall orchestral context. Same goes for percussion loops; they will be tolerated if the're used tastefully.
Ah! Thanks for the explanation :)
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Re: Battle Theme A

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Andrettin wrote:This piece of music is so awesome it gave me the chills:
http://opengameart.org/content/battle-theme-a

And it is licensed under the CC0!

It could make a good addition to Wesnoth.
I am very far from be music expert, just giving a taste opiniom: Piece of music you proposed sounds to me like a recopilation of "topics" I have heard lot of times :|

A stylle very different from current Wesnoth music I would love would be something like this awesome piece
Be aware English is not my first language and I could have explained bad myself using wrong or just invented words.
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Kinda sounds like music from the Dark Knight, but with more music.
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