The Art of the Angry Birds Theme

I recently had the pleasure of listening to a full orchestral version of the Angry Birds theme and it got me thinking about art in general. It is only recently that video games are being considered art at all, let alone held in the same regard as a “high” art, but the fact that video game symphonies exist at all proves that there is at least some part of games that are worthy of this kind of consideration.  The fact that a cell-phone game about shooting birds at green pigs spawned such a response in people that an orchestra was commissioned to perform it’s theme song is a bold statement about the importance video games have in people’s lives today.

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