dark        
PhilsPhindings blog header photo
PhilsPhindings's c-blog
Posts 3Blogs 205Following 0Followers 9


 
 

LONG BLOG

Phils Game/Pop Music Similarities #160 - Polkamon

   0

Featuring Pokemon Red/Blue and Carl Michael Ziehrer.

Greetings fellow game music lovers,

I'm not really up to shape yet, but due to the long pause I just feel I have to make another release now even if it is not that large.

Originally, I planned to make another Mario entry but there's still some music I want to hear before. So instead, I present you something from Pokemon: The song "Route 1" from the original red/blue games from 1996 composed by Junichi Masuda:

I suspect that the theme is rooted in polka/marching music due to two samples I found from works by Carl Michael Ziehrer, a well known Viennese composer from the K.u.K era which have strong rhythmic similarity:

Carl Michael Ziehrer - Faschings-Beilage,  op. 392 (1900):

Guttenberg, Marsch op. 137 (1887):

I hope I can continue Final Fantasy season on sunday.

Phil out.

Update 17.01.2021: Ok, this might be the winner: Oh, dem Golden Slippers, a well known american folk song, original version from 1879. It beats the Guttenberg March by several years:

Shame on me, this was actually in a film I watched Little Lord Fauntleroy (1962).

 

- https://www.destructoid.com/blogs/PhilsPhindings/ https://www.reddit.com/user/PhilsPhindings


Login to vote this up!

LOOK WHO CAME:


PhilsPhindings   
PLANET P1SS 69   5


 
 

  0 COMMENTS

*Note: The ads below are part of the Disqus widget, not part of Destructoid

Unsavory comments?


Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. On the right side of a comment you can flag the user to anonymously report them (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments, or is something busted? Check our mini support FAQ

 

About PhilsPhindingsone of us since 5:50 PM on 01.21.2019