and En Masse Entertainment
continue to impress with their ability to put together a top notch roster of talent for TERA
. The forthcoming fantasy MMORPG will feature a musical score by Inon Zur
and Rod Abernethy
as well as the Northwest Sinfonia Orchestra
. The soundtrack makes use of traditional acoustic guitar, various ethnic instrumentation and vocal performances.
Zur is a prolific composer responsible for the Dragon Age
, Fallout 3
, and Prince of Persia
scores, while Abernethy's extensive body of work includes music for The Hobbit
, Alpha Protocol
, and Dead Space
"The general direction for the music for TERA was to have an original score that sounded grand and to match the large-scale in-game world, mixed with some warm sounding music,
" said Mr. An Yong Jin, Bluehole's
Audio Director. "Inon has created world-class quality, epic orchestral music, which is his best attribute; his sweeping symphonic music is outstanding. Rod's beautiful compositions for TERA span a wide scope of musical styles. His expertly crafted blend of acoustic guitar and orchestral compositions is incredible for enhancing the musical atmosphere and their popular music appeal.