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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.
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.