Curtain rises on The Orchestral SaGa concert album on streaming services

Jerry on 2016-03-02
Produced by series composer Kenji Ito, Square Enix's two-disc concert album "The Orchestral Saga" features orchestral arrangements of music from the SaGa role-playing game series.

Orchestral SaGa was recorded at Dvořák Hall, Prague, with the FILMharmonic Orchestra in December of 2015. Source material from the album includes "Claudia's Medley" by Ito from Romancing SaGa, "Feldschlacht Medley" by Masashi Hamauzu from SaGa Frontier II and "Battle Medley from SaGa II" by Nobuo Uematsu. Orchestration is by Kosuke Yamashita, Shiro Hamaguchi and Natsumi Kameoka.

The Orchestral Saga: Legend of Music digital album is available for streaming on the Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon Music platforms. Square Enix's Collection of SaGa compilation, featuring Game Boy titles Final Fantasy Legend I-III, is scheduled for release in December of 2020 for Nintendo Switch.


From the product page:
The SaGa series continues to evolve even after 25 years, and now composer Kenji Ito has teamed up with Nobuo Uematsu, Chihiro Fujioka, Ryuji Sasai, and Masashi Hamauzu to deliver the orchestral album fans have been waiting for! This two-disc collection includes all-new arrangements of pieces selected from titles throughout the series, from The Final Fantasy Legend to Romancing SaGa Minstrel Song, as well as a few previously unreleased orchestral recordings.
Square Enix - The Orchestral SaGa
(Archival URL (3-03-16) on archive.org)

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