Favourite Fantasy Music

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  1. DavidJae

    DavidJae New Member

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    What is your favourite fantasy music?

    I like Disturbed, Bal Sagoth, Breaking Benjamin, Manowar, AleStorm, David Arkenstone and Blind Guardian.
     
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    Oooo, that's a tuffy. I suppose my MOST favorite are David Arkenstone (I particularly love his "Atlantis" Album), Artrosis, Nightwish, Trobar De Morte and Therion.

    You could probably include BattleLore in there as well :)
     
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    Emelie Queen of darkness

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    Not really sure what classifies as fantasy music, but I do enjoy Breaking benjamin as well, and also Nightwish, Kamelot, Sonata Arctica, Sirenia and lots more.
     
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    How do these classify as 'fantasy' music? Guess I'll put Nightwish, Within Tempation, Kamelot, Avenged Sevenfold? I don't know haha.
     
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    Black Tattoo The Corruptor

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    Personally, I define it as anything that puts me in the mood to write my own fantasy :p
     
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    I'd have to say Basil Poledouris soundtrack to "Conan the Barbarian." There are several quality soundtracks that really get the imagination going. Really enjoying "Tron Legacy" these days as well.

    Honorable mention for "promontory" from "The Last of the Mohicans."
     
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    Hans zimmer
    Immediate music
    Q factory
    DragonForce
    Rhapsody of fire
    Era
     
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    Feidai Put some spleen into it.

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    Zelda Reorchestrated, Hanz Zimmer, Klaus Badelt, Pink Floyd, Koji Kondo, James Newton-Howard, Libera, maNga, Nick Cave, Norbert J. Schneider, A Perfect Circle, Voltaire and 30 Seconds to Mars.
     
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    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    This...plus Summoning

    Agalloch, Bal Sagoth, Lord Wind/Graveland, I could go on for hours!!
     
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    Natural Snow Buildings, a drone-folk band that has incredibly long sorta ambient tracks. They seem to write songs that inhabit a world of their own, not a fantasy world others created.
     
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    No Enya yet? Songs such as Long, Long Journey, Book of Days (the music that ushered in my first fascination for fantasy), and One by One (along with a host of others) yield a distinctly ethereal feeling with a woman singing in an altered, otherwordly voice...recognizable enough to be vaguely familiar, different enough to sound new and titillating.

    But a whole host of others are out that I enjoy; I tend to pursue the celtic flavor, but it need not be limited to this. Here are a few:

    Ta Muid

    Breath of the Forest

    Celtic Tale

    Ailein Duinn

    So many others like Legend of Zelda music and so on.
     
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    Two Steps From Hell. The name may give an impression of metal, but they are orchestral. Fantasy orchestral.
     
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    For some awesome music, look up Peter Hollens on YouTube. He does his own take on the music of Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Skyrim and loads more. I could listen to his stuff all day.
     
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    Battlelore is probably my favorite 'fantasy' music group, how can you not like a band that sings about LotR lore. other bands that are fantasy-esque that I like to listen to are Wolfchant, Ensiferum, Tyr, and just about any other folk metal band. great to listen to when reading and writing fantasy. I also love the music composed by Jeremy Soule (of Elder scrolls fame)
     
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    I put a compilation of Enya and Clannad and a few others onto my Oblivion soundtrack (just slip MP3s into the music folders): haunting weather-themed stuff for the open road, dark stuff for dungeons, upbeat for towns and taverns and some of the more exciting ones for battles. It provided for an amazing experience and years later I still remember riding through the countryside to those songs.

    Couldn't do that with Skyrim - no more MP3 folders. I settled for the Elder Scrolls Integrated Soundtrack mod instead that adds all of Oblivion and Morrowind's tracks to the relevant folders in Skyrim. That's nice too as MW is my all time favorite game soundtrack.