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Martin O'Donnell

Martin O'Donnell (Also known as "Marty") is an American musical composer who is well known for his work on musical pieces for video games from Bungie Studios such as the Myth series, Oni, and the Halo trilogy. Before joining Microsoft, O'Donnell frequently collaborated with his musical companion Michael Salvatori for many of the scores. He has also been directing voice talent and sound design for the Halo trilogy. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... This article is about computer and video games. ... It has been suggested that Bungie. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into articles entitled Myth: The Fallen Lords, Myth II: Soulblighter, Myth III: The Wolf Age and Myth series. ... Oni is a third-person action game developed by Bungie West, a division of Bungie Studios (now part of Microsoft), and released in 2000. ... Halos protagonist, the Master Chief, in Halo: Combat Evolved. ... Michael Salvatori is an American composer, best known for his collaboration with famed composer Martin ODonnell for the soundtrack to the Halo series and Oni. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Sound design is a technical/conceptually creative field. ... Halos protagonist, the Master Chief, in Halo: Combat Evolved. ...

He has been married for 26 years with his wife, Marcie, and had two daughters, Alison, and Christine, who apparently were a part of the singing children's choir for the Flintstones Vitamins commercials, which Marty wrote. [1] [2] Flintstones Complete Children Vitamin is a supplemental multivitamin for children that still enjoys popularity today. ... Commercialism redirects here. ...

His most recent piece of publicly released music (Finish the Fight) was highlighted in the E3 2006 teaser trailer to Halo 3, where he used a 60-piece orchestra and a 24-piece choir for the score, which was performed by Northwest Sinfonia, the same orchestra used for Halo 2. E³ logo The Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E³, was an annual trade show for the computer and video games industry presented by the Entertainment Software Association. ... For the Nine Inch Nails release, see Head Like a Hole. ... // Halo 2 is a science fiction first-person shooter developed by Bungie Studios. ...


A type of frog in the PC game Riven, called a "Ytram," is named after O'Donnell ("Marty" spelled backwards). [3] Riven is the sequel to the highly successful computer game Myst. ...


  1. ^ [1] Marty's Biography on Bungie.net
  2. ^ [2] Marty's article at Bungiepedia



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