Category Archives: Christopher Tin

(Back Episode) PolyCast 419: News, News, and More News

By | March 20, 2024

The four-hundred-and-nineteenth episode of PolyCast, “News, News, and More News“ is now available for streaming on the PolyCast YouTube Channel. This episode features regular co-hosts CanusAlbinus, Stephanie “Makahlua”, Phil “TheMeInTeam”, and Jason “MegaBearsFan”. Topics for this episode include: News– 06m34s | Leader Pass Developer Livestream– 25m48s | Civilization VI Added to Game Pass– 30m16s | April Fools from… Read More »

Civilization VI Symphony – Live from the National Theater of Korea

By | January 6, 2024

A few days ago we reported about a version of Baba Yetu by the National Theater of Korea (link). They have in the meantime released a concert with many of the Civ6 songs! The concert contains the title song “Sogno Di Volare”, and 19 civ themes. Watch it, it is amazing, and join us for the discussion here.

Baba Yetu – Live from the National Theater of Korea

By | December 30, 2023

The Civilization Twitter account has highlighted a performance of Baba Yetu by the National Theater of Korea! “Baba Yetu, the Grammy Award-winning theme song written for Civilization IV, comes to life through FLASIC Game Symphony Orchestra & Choir, in the first concert ever dedicated to Civ in Korea!” If you want to discuss this performance with us, then… Read More »

Podcast: Choral languages, ancient worlds, and a little golf: The music of Christopher Tin

By | July 23, 2023

Meena Shamaly, host of the “Game Show” on ABC, and who also sings in the game score of “Old World“, has interviewed Christopher Tin. They talk about his career, how he got to compose Baba Yetu, how the grammy gave him many more options, like going into opera, and why he liks choires.An excerpt from the description: Along… Read More »

Techspot: A Chat With Video Game Composer Christopher Tin

By | July 4, 2023

Techspot has published an interview with Christopher Tin about his work, how he got to designing the music of Civ4, and how this has kick-started his career. In the interview he mentions that Civ was his dream job, with the right combination of elements which interest him, and that there is probably no other game he’d have liked… Read More »

Christopher Tin scores #80 in the ClassicFM Hall of Fame 2023

By | April 10, 2023

The ClassicFM Hall Of Fame is a yearly public poll for the best classical music, and the Top 300 are played every Easter. Since 2013 also video game music has been included.This year, also our favourite composer had his entries nominated and voted in. Both his video game scores for Civ4 and Civ6 were included as a composite,… Read More »

Old World’s Soundtrack nominated for a grammy, and another additional nomination for Christopher Tin

By | November 15, 2022

The Recording Company has published this year’s nominationy for the Grammy awards. This year is the first time that prices will be awarded in the new category of best video game soundtrack. So far, the only video game title to win a Grammy is Christopher Tin’s “Baba Yetu”, the Civ4 main theme, and the related album “Calling All… Read More »

A Conversation with Christopher Tin: Multiculturalism, language, and soundtracking humanity (free webinar)

By | September 25, 2022

Christoper Tin, our most beloved composer, will be giving a free webinar about how he is making his music.This webinar is organized by Hal Leonard and the American Choral Directors association, and will be available on Zoom on October 4, 7 PM Eastern Time.If you want to know more about his soundtracks, culture and music, then have a… Read More »