Open - Age of Empires (W32)

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Composer Stephen Rippy
Arranger Stephen Rippy
Released 1997-10-15
Length 0:57 (CD), 0:51 (MIDI)
Game Age of Empires (W32)
Title Origin Official
Loops No
This page is for the Age of Empires song, for more titles see Open.

Open is the tune that you are greeted with when starting the game. The song plays in the background while you navigate the main menu of the game.

The track was composed by Stephen Rippy using a Boss DSS-330 synthesizer and an E-mu ESI-32 sampler. Finally, the mixing and editing was done using SoundForge. A MIDI version of the song was also composed in Cakewalk that was used when the game CD wasn't in your CD drive. It was also used in the demo version of the game.

The song title has been confirmed by Stephen Rippy.