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Ys V Orchestra Version
Catalog Number: KICA-1178 (reprint YS5-OV0302)
Released On: April 24, 1996 (reprint March 27, 2003)
Composed By: Sound Team JDK (Mieko Ishikawa, Naoki Kaneda, Satoshi Arai, Atsushi Shirakawa, Masaru Nakajima)
Arranged By: Tamiya Terashima
Published By: King Records (reprint Falcom)
Recorded At: Unknown
Format: 1 CD
Tracklist:

01 - Lost Kingdom
02 - Field of Gale
03 - Theme of Lovers
04 - Niena
05 - Forgotten City
06 - Break Into Territory
07 - Turning Death Spiral
08 - Theme of Kefin
09 - Theme of Adol
10 - Farewell
Total Time:
48'28"

It's Ys...It's Ys V...It's Orchestrated...Ahh! Ys V Orchestra Version! Refreshing...

Simply stated, you don't need to be a fan of Ys or any Falcom music in general to enjoy this soundtrack. This one goes out to all the orchestra-buffs...It hits home.

A review I read at Soundtrack Central for this CD by Adam Corn said that these previously unfamiliar melodies become permanently and welcomely engraved in one's mind, after hearing the orchestrated versions. I agree 100%, I actually got this CD before the OST and this CD was much more effective at conveying the coolness of Ys V music.

Unfortunately, Ys V Orchestra is a hard find these days, with Game Music Online having recently run out-of-stock on it (permanently, might I add). eBay are good choices at this point, but you better not mind paying $35+ for this one! Note also that the reprint of this album was released as a promotional bonus item with the PC reprint of Ys V in 2003, and is also difficult to locate.

Reviewed by: Patrick Gann



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