Jeremey Soule, the composer of the music for much loved game Skyrim, has revealed that he is actually not at all involved in a concert that has been announced showcasing his work from the game. Reports began circulating around about a live orchestral concert that will be playing the music of Skyrim. The concert, titled Skyrim in Concert, will take place in London on November 16th.
However, it appears that the man responsible for the music being played at the concert is not even involved in the concert. Posting on his Facebook page Soule stated:
“Today, I’m seeing reports of a concert of “Skyrim”. This is the first I’ve heard of it. For the record, this concert has nothing to do with me, nor are they are using any of my original scores.”
Soule added that those responsible for the concert would have to transcribe the music from recording by ear, and went on to explain why this process is so damaging to the music.
“This is a flawed process as transcriptions are always fraught with errors. To be sure, I don’t know who these people are and I don’t endorse a concert that is trading on my name and music that has absolutely no oversight or involvement on my part. For my fans, I just want you to know what you’re getting if you pay to attend this concert. Be wary.”
We have contacted Bethesda to confirm or refute Soule’s statements and will update you when we receive news. Is this something you would attend? Let us know in the comments!