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Ubisoft goes back a few centuries to bring new rock version of some classical masterpieces to Rocksmith.
The Bachsmith DLC pack includes new guitar-oriented arrangements of five famous classic works: Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries," Beethovan's "Midnight Sonata," Bach's "'Little' Fugue in G Minor," Grieg's "In the Hall of the Mountain King," and Mozart's "Rondo Alla Turca."
You can watch the video below for a taste of the process that went into notetracking and creating these new arrangements. The Bachsmith DLC pack includes all five songs for $4.99 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, and Mac.
Ubisoft has also created Bachsmith playlists for Spotify and iTunes.
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My favorite from Bach is still Toccata and Fugue, never heard this piece. Ride of the Valkyries has become a little cliché imo. I think the Tristan and Isolde prelude would have been a better choice. Then again if you're going for a rock combo I guess not.
I... Must... Buy... AH!
Perfect idea for DLC for Rocksmith. This is definitely something I want to learn for guitar and bass.
I don't have Rocksmith, but I want to hear some of those songs.
This is so awesome.
Now that's just wonderful.
I want to point out that Savatage paired Rock and Classical music together back in the 80's and 90's. I love this idea though.