Queen's University

How does music help us emotionally connect to games? What cues does music in video games give the player? How can video game music communicate narrative and storyline? We investigate these questions and more through the study of ludomusicology, a discipline with relationships to music theory, musicology, film music, semiotics, and media studies.

Find out more: Project Summary

Videos

Expectation in the Music of Sonic

Special Issue
The Soundtrack

Musical Disruptions in Video Games

Kaitlin R. Saari
USSRF Summer Project

Geography, Navigation and Musical Function in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

On CFRC
Podcast

Episode 01: Tropes and Topics

Conference Presentations
Who we are: the GameMusic@Queen’s Research Team

Team Lead: Dr. Stephanie Lind
Student Research Assistants: Andrew Bennett, Kaitlin Saari, and Brooke Spencer
Student Media Assistants: Corey Dillabough and Michelle Kasaboski

This research is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.