Colbert classes up late night with symphonic ‘Legend of Zelda’ music
Those who tuned in for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night were treated to an unusual sight. Tuesday’s musical guest wasn’t a hot band playing its latest radio hit. Instead, it was a full-blown symphony orchestra blasting out a toe-tapping medley of video game music.
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses orchestra has assembled bits and pieces of music from across the Zelda series into a four-movement composition. For its late night appearance, the orchestra performed a selection from the larger program while footage from the upcoming 3DS game The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes played on screens set up behind the musicians. Read more…