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Xenosaga Original Soundtrack [Limited Edition]

ゼノサーガ オリジナル・サウンドトラック
Catalog Number SSCX-10062~3 (alternate printing of SSCX-10062~3)
Barcode 4519612910127
Release Date Mar 06, 2002
Publish Format Commercial, Limited Edition
Release Price 3059 JPY
Media Format 2 CD
Classification Original Soundtrack, Vocal
PublisherDigiCube / /
Phonographic CopyrightNAMCO / /

Credits

Music Composed by / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Arranged by / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Produced by / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Performed by / 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
Performed by / METRO VOICES
    Basses / Donald Greig, Michael McCarthy, David Poter Thomas, Lawrence Wallington
    Choir 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
Chorus / Eri Kawai / , Eimear Quinn
Acoustic Piano / Shelagh Sutherland, Yasuharu Nakanishi /
Original Lyrics / Tetsuya Takahashi /
Latin Translation / Ukon Kurisawa
Strings Quartet / Gen Ittetsu Strings /
Pipe Organ / Leslie Pearson
Acoustic Guitar / Tomohiko Kira /
Electric Guitar / Tomohiko Kira /
Snare / Maki Susukida /
English Translation / Takeshi Mogi, Matthew Zuckerman
Vocal / Joanne Hogg
Low Whistle / Davy Spillane
Drums / KALTA
Electric Bass / Hitoshi Watanabe /
Programming / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Keyboards / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Strings / Gen Ittetsu Strings /
Sound Programmed by / Hidenori Suzuki / (PROCYON STUDIO)
Synthesizer Programmer / Yasunori Mitsuda / , Masaaki Kaneko / (PROCYON STUDIO)
Orchestrated by / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Conducted by / Steven Lloyd
Recording Engineer / Suminobu Hamada / (Wonder Station), Matt Howe
Mixing Engineers / Suminobu Hamada / (Wonder Station)
Assistant Engineers / Masanori Ihara / (Hi. t Sound), Kouta Sugawara (ONKIO HAUS), Dave "Pacy" Bloor (Metropolis Studios), Ben Thackeray (Mayfair Recording Studios)
ProTools Operators / Suminobu Hamada / (Wonder Station), Yasunori Mitsuda / (PROCYON STUDIO), Neil Anthony Tucker (Metropolis Studios), Ian Duncan, Justin Fraser
Locations / Hi.t Sound, ONKIO HAUS / , PROCYON STUDIO, Metropolis Studios, Henry WoodHall, St.Giles Cripplegate, Mayfair Recording Studios, Watford Colosseum
Copyist / Colin Rae
Mobile Studios / Abbey Road
Recording Staff / Graham Kirkby, Mike Cox, Richard Hale, Mirek Stilews
Recording Coordinators / Kenichi Funayama / (STUDIO GUIDO), Mariko Fujiwara (COOOL)
Mastering Engineer / Ichiko Furukawa / (Bernie Grundman Mastering)
Art Direction / Keiichi Yamashita / (LOTUS GRAPHICS)
Design / Keiichi Yamashita / (LOTUS GRAPHICS)
Inner Photo / Yasunori Mitsuda /
Cover Photo / Robert Blake / amana images, Daniel Proctor / amana images
Director / Tsuyoshi Takemura / , Kishio Ozawa / (DIGICUBE)
Assistant / Soushi Yoshida (DIGICUBE)
Sales Promotion / Saiko Fukui / , Jun Kasahara / (DIGICUBE)
Sales Development / Osamu Abe / , Mio Yamamoto / (SMD)
Executive Producers / Yuji Tsuyuki, Makoto Yoshizumi (NAMCO), Fumio Kurokawa / (DIGICUBE)
Supervisor / Masamichi Someno / (DIGICUBE)
Special Thanks / Tetsuya Takahashi / , Hirohide Sugiura / (MONOLITH SOFT), Kazuhiro Ando (SEPTIMA LEY), Yoko Nozaki (MUSIC PLANT), Eri Kawai / , Chikako Shinohara (VIRGO MUSIC), Rika Tanaka / (PENELOPE), Sophie (Metropolis), Fumio Takano / (TOSHITSU), Colette (Abbey Road), Dan (Mayfair), Charlies & Andrew (Henrywood), Lesley (St.Giles), John (Watford Colosseum), Ruth Cornes & Ruth Sansom (LPO), Nyree & Leila (Isobel Griffths), Leila Stacy, Pat Egan, Naoko Asari, Junya Kuroda / (PROCYON STUDIO), Miki Ito / (PROCYON STUDIO), Matt Washimi / (PROCYON STUDIO), All Staffs of "Project X = XENOSAGA"

Tracklist

Disc 1 [SSCX-10062] Original Soundtrack

01 Prologue 4:32
02 Opening 4:02
03 Battle 2:59
04 Battle's End 0:42
05 Starting Test 2:19
06 Rising Emotions 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 Breaking Space Ship Pursuit 3:33
16 Relief 2:43
17 Daily 1:55
18 U.M.N.MODE 2:39
19 Durandal 2:32
20 Invasion Inside an Enemy Ship 0:39
21 U-TIC System 2:45
22 Closed Minded Girl 2:13
23 Kookai Foundation 1:55
24 Shion ~Past Memory~ 1:11
Disc length 63:51
Disc 2 [SSCX-10063] Original Soundtrack

01 Ormus 2:27
02 Nephilim 2:31
03 Warmth 1:42
04 Insecurity 4:08
05 The Resurrection 1:54
06 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 (Heart) 5:35
21 Shion ~Emotion~ 1:19
Disc length 63:34

  Total tracks 45   Total length 2:07:25

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, and Produced by Yasunori Mitsuda

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



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 Engineers: Suminobu Hamada (Wonder Station)
Assistant Engineers: Masanori Ihara (Hi. t Sound), Kouta Sugawara (ONKIO HAUS)

ProTools Operators: Suminobu Hamada (Wonder Station), Yasunori Mitsuda (PROCYON STUDIO)

Locations: Hi.t Sound, ONKIO HAUS, PROCYON STUDIO


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

Copyist: Colin Rae

ProTools Operators: Neil Anthony Tucker (Metropolis Studios), Ian Duncan, Justin Fraser

Mobile Studios (Abbey Road): Graham Kirkby, Mike Cox, Richard Hale, Mirek Stilews

Locations: Metropolis Studios, Henry WoodHall, St.Giles Cripplegate, Mayfair Recording Studios, Watford Colosseum


Production Staff
----------------
Recording Coordinators: Kenichi Funayama (STUDIO GUIDO), Mariko Fujiwara (COOOL)

Mastering Engineer: Ichiko Furukawa (Bernie Grundman Mastering)

Art Direction & Design: Keiichi Yamashita (LOTUS GRAPHICS)
Cover Photo by ©Robert Blake / amana images ©Daniel Proctor / amana images
Inner Photo by Yasunori Mitsuda

Director: Tsuyoshi Takemura & Kishio Ozawa (DIGICUBE)
Assistant: Soushi Yoshida (DIGICUBE)
Sales Promotion: Saiko Fukui & Jun Kasahara (DIGICUBE)
Sales Development: Osamu Abe & Mio Yamamoto (SMD)

Executive Producers: Yuji Tsuyuki & Makoto Yoshizumi (NAMCO), Fumio Kurokawa (DIGICUBE)
Supervisor: Masamichi Someno (DIGICUBE)

Producer: Yasunori Mitsuda (PROCYON STUDIO)

Special Thanks to...
--------------------
Tetsuya Takahashi & Hirohide Sugiura (MONOLITH SOFT), Kazuhiro Ando (SEPTIMA LEY),
Yoko Nozaki (MUSIC PLANT), Eri Kawai & Chikako Shinohara (VIRGO MUSIC),
Rika Tanaka (PENELOPE), Sophie (Metropolis), Fumio Takano (TOSHITSU),
Colette (Abbey Road), Dan (Mayfair), Charlies & Andrew (Henrywood), Lesley (St.Giles),
John (Watford Colosseum), Ruth Cornes & Ruth Sansom (LPO), Nyree & Leila (Isobel Griffths),
Leila Stacy, Pat Egan, Naoko Asari, Junya Kuroda & Miki Ito & Matt Washimi (PROCYON STUDIO),
All Staffs of "Project X = XENOSAGA"

Additional catalog number: TGCS-1349~50

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