Europa-Park Music

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  1. AstroDan

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    Europa-Park Music

    I wanted to create a new topic for discussion of Europa-Park music. The music from EP has had a profound impact on my life and I know friends who have married to music from there, raved to music from there - and just generally had it leave a mark on them.

    Whilst there is a lot of music - old and new - from Europa-Park that is loved (and some less loved!), it's important to remember that a lot of the "area" music at EP is actual classic tracks based on that country's heritage. But, of course, EP use music from IMAScore at times, Hendrick Schwarzer (T-Rex Classics) and CSO amongst others.

    Whether it's the pounding beat of Euro Mir, the soaring anthem from Voletarium or the Benny Richter Iceland Score... the music across EP is varied and interesting.

    Currently I am really enjoying this theme, the main foyer soundtrack for Rulantica. It's ethereal and calm - perfect for an evening in.



    Please share your own favourite soundtracks from EP here. It's good to listen!
     
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  2. Jonathan

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    One of my favourites has to be the Europa-Park Suite. It just feels so glorious and triumphal, and I have to admit I get a tad emotional when I hear it sometimes. It reminds me of my favourite place in the world, the wonderful holidays I've spent there, and the memories I've made with the lovely people of this site.
     
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    PLEASE. We all know the best music at Europa-Park is The Irish Cruise, and that is the end of the matter!



    "To the left..."
     
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    Many theme parks around the world have great music and soundtracks. For me, music is integral to the overall theme park experience and really helps to create an immersive atmosphere. The first time I visited Phanasialand there was no music playing in the park due to Easter restrictions and it really have a negative impact on my feelings for the park.

    Music is something that Europa-Park excel in. I'd go as far as saying that they have the best mix of music of any park in the world. You have the classical Europa-Park Suite soundtrack which is just perfect but also some really fun tracks like that for the Dancing Dingie or the CanCan Coaster onride track. Then you have old favourites like Euro Mir and Matterhorn Blitz.

    The Rulantica soundtrack really is a triumph. It has a bit of everything. I am also a big fan of Voletrarium's music.
     
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    I really like the Wodan track, it was noticeably quieter on my recent visit and really took away from the queue experience.
     
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    There are certainly some excellent tracks across the Resort and it’s nice to have a mix of popular and commissioned music, for example Louis Armstrong at Bell Rock and The Godfather soundtrack in Italy.

    The one thing that did surprise me on my first visit was the inconsistency of audio levels across the park. That was a few years ago and I still don’t think it’s been properly resolved. There are some areas where the audio is too quiet to properly be heard, which surprised me given EP’s otherwise stellar attention to detail. I think this could be one of the most effective improvements they could make across the park.

    The one other improvement they could make is to extend some of the area music loops. When they use popular recognised tracks, it’s more obvious when a song is repeated regularly.

    Spain is a good example of both these issues. There are spots in Spain where the area music is very clear, such as the train station, but other areas where it’s almost inaudible. When you do hear it, it’s very obvious when the Gipsy Kings are repeated every four songs!
     
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  7. John_P

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    I've only been to Europa Park for two days, it was Halloween season so in the car park we were treated to this song that's been lodged in my brain ever since...



    The biggest disappointment was not hearing the Silver Star song though

     
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    Silver Star's music is criminally underrated. It's often on in the station, but it's so quiet that it's a struggle to even hear it.
     
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