Halo Infinite may have not one however three totally different composers who’re collaborating on the sport to create music, and now they’ve all been introduced. Joel Corelitz is the third and ultimate composer to be introduced for the sport; he joins Gareth Coker and Curtis Schweitzer.
Developer 343 Industries announced his involvement in a blog post the place additionally they shared a brand-new monitor from Corelitz that will likely be featured on Halo Infinite’s OST, “Through the Trees.”
Halo Infinite is simply the most recent big sport undertaking for Corelitz, as he beforehand composed the music for Death Stranding alongside Ludvig Forsell.
Corelitz defined on the Halo Waypoint blog that he was approached by 343’s music supervisor, Joel Yarger, who was trying so as to add “some different flavors” to Halo Infinite’s music. Corelitz is understood for creating music that fuses trendy synthesizer sounds with orchestral music, and this shines by means of within the “Through the Trees” monitor.
The Halo franchise is understood for its music, and Corelitz mentioned it was a problem to include his personal new concepts whereas paying homage to the music that got here earlier than it.
“Figuring out where my own music sensibilities complement Halo’s established sensibilities was a process–almost like learning a new subset of music theory,” he mentioned. “I had to learn Halo’s musical rules so well that they became instinctive.”
Corelitz mentioned he is been a fan of Halo because the begin of the sequence, and he feels a way of satisfaction to have the ability to work on Halo Infinite. “I know and love its music as a player. Being able to pull from Halo’s rich musical identity as a composer–to integrate its themes and express them in my voice was a new experience and a real honor,” he mentioned.
The music Corelitz wrote for Halo Infinite is supposed to mirror Master Chief’s character.
“He’s always calm, confident, and never rattled,” Corelitz mentioned. “And the music reflects that. It’s positive, inspiring, open. We’re often asking the orchestra to play very softly and the choir to sing very quietly. And if it ever gets moody, or more intense there’s a very significant reason for it, and that makes it much more impactful.”
Halo Infinite was initially anticipated to be a launch title for the Xbox Series X, however Microsoft not too long ago delayed the game to 2021 due partially to problems associated to working from residence in the course of the pandemic.