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Xenosaga Original Soundtrack

ゼノサーガ オリジナル・サウンドトラック
Catalog Number SSCX-10062~3
Release Date Mar 06, 2002
Publish Format Commercial
Release Price 3059 JPY
Media Format 2 CD
Classification Original Soundtrack, Vocal
Published by DigiCube / /
Composed by Yasunori Mitsuda /
Arranged by Yasunori Mitsuda /
Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra (Duncan Riddell, Robert St. John Wright, Tina Gruenberg, Jorg Hammann, Catherine Craig, Corinna Desch, Thomas Eisner, Martin Hohmann, John Kitchen, Katherine Loynes, Geoffrey Lynn, Robert Pool, Sarah Streatfield, Amanda Smith, Bjorn Peterson, Rachel Jackson, Gina Beukes, Geoffrey Price, Joseph Maher, Fiona Higham, Andrew Thurgood, Ashley Stevens, Marie-Anne Mairesse, Nancy Elan, Michael Kellett, Dean Williams, Sarah White, Imogen Taylor, Gill Macintosh, Alison Strange, Emilyn Singleton, Sioni Williams, Chris Yates, Anthony Burne, Robert Duncan, Julian Shaw, Katherine Leek, Naomi Holt, Ben Pollani, Rachel Walker, Richard Cookson, Daniel Cornford, David Greenlees, Martyn Fenn, Robert Truman, Susanne Beer, Francis Bucknall, Santiago Carvalho, Laura Donoghue, Simon Webb, Susan Sutherley, Susanna Riddell, Catherine Wilmers, William Routledge, Kevin Rundell, Laurence Lovelle, George Peniston, Bryan Scott, Kenneth Goode, Matthew Coman, Philip Dawson, Kenneth Knussen, Celia Chambers, Susan Thomas, Stewart Mcllwham, David Theodore, Sue Bohling, Robert Hill, Nick Carpenter, John Price, Philip Tarlton, Nicholas Busch, Gareth Mollison, Martin Hoobs, Brendan Thomas, Michaela Betts, Phil Woods, Paul Beniston, Anne McAneney, Nicholas Betts, Lindsay Shilling, Brian Raby, David Stewart, Lee Tsarmaklis, Simon Archer, Rachel Gledhill, Andrew Barclay, Keith Millar, Angela Moore, Shelagh Sutherland), Gen Ittetsu Strings / , Metro Voices (Tessa Bonner, Jacqui Barron, Catherine Bott, Julie Cooper, Janet Coxwell, Helen Groves, Micaela Haslam, Carrys Lane, Morag Mackay, Jenny O'Grady, Deborrrah Roberts, Rossalind Waters, Heather Cairncross, Alexandra Gibson, Claire Henry, Caroline Trevor, Simon Baker, Mark Chambers, William Missin, William Purefoy, John Bowley, Andrew Busher, Michael Clarke, Gerald O'Bierne, Jeremy Rose, Angus Smith, Donald Greig, Michael McCarthy, David Poter Thomas, Lawrence Wallington), Yasuharu Nakanishi / , Shelagh Sutherland, Leslie Pearson, Joanne Hogg, Eri Kawai / , Eimear Quinn, Tomohiko Kira / , Maki Susukida / , Davy Spillane, KALTA, Hitoshi Watanabe / , Yasunori Mitsuda /
Lyrics by Tetsuya Takahashi / , Takeshi Mogi, Matthew Zuckerman

Tracklist

Disc 1

01 Prologue 4:32
02 Opening 4:02
03 Battle 2:59
04 Battle's End 0:42
05 Startup Test 2:19
06 Reminiscence 3:14
07 Gnosis 4:22
08 Awakening 2:23
09 Shion's Crisis 1:54
10 Battling KOS-MOS 3:15
11 Sorrow 3:43
12 Life or Death 3:15
13 Game Over 0:42
14 Margulis 4:24
15 Pursued Spaceship 3:33
16 Relief 2:43
17 Everyday 1:55
18 U.M.N.MODE 2:39
19 Durandal 2:32
20 Invading the Enemy Ship 0:39
21 U-TIC Organization 2:45
22 The Girl Who Closed Her Heart 2:13
23 Kookai Foundation 1:55
24 Shion ~Memories of the Past~ 1:11
Disc length 63:51
Disc 2

01 Ormus 2:27
02 Nephilim 2:31
03 Warmth 1:42
04 Anxiety 4:08
05 The Resurrection 1:54
06 The Beach of Nothingness 2:28
07 Green Sleeves 2:25
08 Zarathustra 3:06
09 KOS-MOS 2:27
10 Panic 2:21
11 Song of Nephilim 1:04
12 The Miracle 1:52
13 Inner Space 1:47
14 Albedo 3:45
15 Omega 4:07
16 Proto Merkabah 5:25
17 Last Battle 5:05
18 Pain 5:36
19 Escape 2:30
20 Kokoro 5:35
21 Shion ~Emotion~ 1:19
Disc length 63:34

Notes

This is the first published version of the Xenosaga soundtrack. It was discontinued per the bankruptcy and closure of DigiCube. However, Yasunori Mitsuda (through his publishing company, Sleigh Bells) has continued to make the music available to purchase via a new album version (SBPS-0004~5) with two bonus tracks.


Music Composed & Arranged by Yasunori Mitsuda

Sound Programmed by Hidenori Suzuki (PROCYON STUDIO)
Synthesizer Programmer : Yasunori Mitsuda & Masaaki Kaneko (PROCYON STUDIO)

Orchestrated by Yasunori Mitsuda
Conducted by Steven Lloyd

"London Philharmonic Orchestra"

1st Violins: Duncan Riddell (Leader), Robert St. John Wright, Tina Gruenberg, Jorg Hammann, Catherine Craig, Corinna Desch, Thomas Eisner, Martin Hohmann, John Kitchen, Katherine Loynes, Geoffrey Lynn, Robert Pool, Sarah Streatfield, Amanda Smith, Bjorn Peterson, Rachel Jackson
2nd Violins: Gina Beukes, Geoffrey Price, Joseph Maher, Fiona Higham, Andrew Thurgood, Ashley Stevens, Marie-Anne Mairesse, Nancy Elan, Michael Kellett, Dean Williams, Sarah White, Imogen Taylor, Gill Macintosh, Alison Strange, Emilyn Singleton, Sioni Williams
Violas: Chris Yates, Anthony Burne, Robert Duncan, Julian Shaw, Katherine Leek, Naomi Holt, Ben Pollani, Rachel Walker, Richard Cookson, Daniel Cornford, David Greenlees, Martyn Fenn
Cellos: Robert Truman, Susanne Beer, Francis Bucknall, Santiago Carvalho, Laura Donoghue, Simon Webb, Susan Sutherley, Susanna Riddell, Catherine Wilmers, William Routledge
Basses: Kevin Rundell, Laurence Lovelle, George Peniston, Bryan Scott, Kenneth Goode, Matthew Coman, Philip Dawson, Kenneth Knussen
Flutes: Celia Chambers, Susan Thomas, Stewart Mcllwham
Oboes: David Theodore, Sue Bohling
Clarinets: Robert Hill, Nick Carpenter
Bassoons: John Price, Philip Tarlton
Horns: Nicholas Busch, Gareth Mollison, Martin Hoobs, Brendan Thomas, Michaela Betts, Phil Woods
Trumpets: Paul Beniston, Anne McAneney, Nicholas Betts
Trombones: Lindsay Shilling, Brian Raby, David Stewart
Tuba: Lee Tsarmaklis
Timpani: Simon Archer
Percussion: Rachel Gledhill, Andrew Barclay, Keith Millar
Harp: Angela Moore
Piano: Shelagh Sutherland

Chorus "METRO VOICES"
Directed by Jenny O'Grady

Sopranos: Tessa Bonner, Jacqui Barron, Catherine Bott, Julie Cooper, Janet Coxwell, Helen Groves, Micaela Haslam, Carrys Lane, Morag Mackay, Jenny O'Grady, Deborrrah Roberts, Rossalind Waters
Altos: Heather Cairncross, Alexandra Gibson, Claire Henry, Caroline Trevor
Counter Tenors: Simon Baker, Mark Chambers, William Missin, William Purefoy
Tenors: John Bowley, Andrew Busher, Michael Clarke, Gerald O'Bierne, Jeremy Rose, Angus Smith
Basses: Donald Greig, Michael McCarthy, David Poter Thomas, Lawrence Wallington

Xenosaga Recording Staff (Japan)
Recording & Mixing Engineer: Suminobu Hamada (Wonder Station)
Assistant Engineers: Masanori Ihara (Hi.t Sound), Kouta Sugawara (ONKIO HAUS)

Xenosaga Recording Staff (UK)
Recording Engineer: Matt Howe
Assistant Engineers: Dave "Pacy" Bloor (Metropolis Studios), Ben Thackeray (Mayfair Recording Studios)

Mastered by Ichiko Furukawa (Bernie Grundman Mastering)

Disc 1

001. Prologue
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Additional Musician...
Chorus : Eri Kawai

007. Gnosis
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

021. U-TIC System
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

022. Closed Minded Girl
A.Piano : Shelagh Sutherland

024. Shion ~Past Memory~
A.Piano : Yasuharu Nakanishi

Disc 2

001. Ormus
Original Lyrics : Tetsuya Takahashi
Latin Translation : Ukon Kurisawa
Performed by METRO VOICES

002. Nephilim
A.Piano : Yasuharu Nakanishi
Strings Quartet : Gen Ittetsu Strings

005. The Resurrection
Original Lyrics : Tetsuya Takahashi
Latin Translation : Ukon Kurisawa
Performed by METRO VOICES

007. Green Sleeves
Music : Traditional
Arranged by Yasunori Mitsuda

008. Zarathustra
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA & METRO VOICES
Additional Musicians...
Chorus : Eimear Quinn
Pipe Organ : Leslie Pearson

009. KOS-MOS
Pipe Organ : Leslie Pearson

012. The Miracle
Original Lyrics : Tetsuya Takahashi
Latin Translation : Ukon Kurisawa
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA & METRO VOICES

015. Omega
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Additional Musicians...
A.Guitar & E.Guitar : Tomohiko Kira
Snare : Maki Susukida

018. Pain
Original Lyrics : Tetsuya Takahashi
English Translation : Takeshi Mogi & Matthew Zuckerman
Vocal : Joanne Hogg
A.Guitar & E.Guitar : Tomohiko Kira
A.Piano : Yasuharu Nakanishi
Low Whistle : Davy Spillane
Drums : KALTA
E.Bass : Hitoshi Watanabe
Programming & Keyboards : Yasunori Mitsuda
Strings : Gen Ittetsu Strings

019. Escape
Performed by LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Additional Musician...
Snare : Maki Susukida

020. Kokoro
Original Lyrics : Tetsuya Takahashi
English Translation : Takeshi Mogi & Matthew Zuckerman
Vocal : Joanne Hogg
A.Guitar & E.Guitar : Tomohiko Kira
A.Piano : Yasuharu Nakanishi
Low Whistle : Davy Spillane
Drums : KALTA
E.Bass : Hitoshi Watanabe
Programming & Keyboards : Yasunori Mitsuda
Strings : Gen Ittetsu Strings

021. Shion ~Emotion~
A.Piano : Yasuharu Nakanishi

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