Annotation

Sound Programmer: Minoru Akao
Orchestration: Shiro Hamaguchi
Recorded at Victor Studio & Sound Inn
Mastered at Studio Orange

Ancient Music Versions (Disc1-01, Disc3-21, 22, Disc4-03, 04)
Arrangement: Kunihiko Kurosawa
Ancient Instruments: Kunihiko Kurosawa, Haruo Kondo
Manipulator & Recording Engineer: Hidenori "KALTA" Ohtsuki
Sound Producer: Kenichi Funayama

Melodies of Life Recorded at Sound City Studio & Victor Studio
Melodies of Life ~ Layers of Harmony translated by Kako Someya & Alexander O. Smith

Annotation last modified on 2011-06-05 23:21 UTC.

Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Rating Length
1 A Place to Call Home
2:09
2 Memories Erased by a Storm
1:16
3 The Meeting
1:38
4 Sky of Alexandria (Night In Alexandria)
0:54
5 Vivi's Theme
3:11
6 Swords of Fury
2:42
7 Vamo Alla Flamenco
1:53
8 Find the Princess
3:14
9 Court Jesters
3:21
10 Steiner's Theme
2:27
11 Prima Vista Orchestra
1:45
12 Eye to Eye
2:50
13 The Fateful Hour
0:16
14 Thy Warmth
0:35
15 Tragic Love
3:35
16 The Evil Within
1:31
17 Danger In the Forest
2:29
18 Battle 1
2:40
19 Fanfare
0:57
20 Distant Memory
2:27
21 Battle 2
4:05
22 Game Over
1:56
23 Run!
2:48
24 Sweet Dreams
0:10
25 Over the Hill
2:38
26 Ice Cavern
3:00
27 Village of Dali
2:29
28 Beyond the Twilight
3:07
29 Steiner's Delusion
2:45
30 Fleeting Life
3:03
31 Zidane's Theme
2:47
32 The Black Waltz
1:39
Digital Media 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Cid's Theme
4:00
2 Out of the Frying Pan
3:10
3 Lindblum
2:11
4 A Song From Her Memory
1:53
5 Festival of the Hunt
3:48
6 Qu's Marsh
3:17
7 Quina's Theme
3:52
8 Aloha de Chocobo
2:57
9 Ukulele de Chocobo
2:23
10 Freya's Theme
3:02
11 South Gate
2:56
12 Faerie Battle
2:28
13 Kingdom of Burmecia
3:55
14 Unforgettable Silhouette
3:24
15 Kuja's Theme
2:25
16 The Wavering Blade
3:17
17 Dark City Treno
2:53
18 Tantalus' Theme
2:21
19 Wicked Melody
2:26
20 Garnet's Theme
2:40
21 Gargan Roo
1:47
22 Cleyra's Trunk
2:43
23 Cleyra Settlement
2:21
24 Eternal Harvest
1:16
25 Mourning the Sky
2:35
26 The Extraction
1:16
Digital Media 3
# Title Rating Length
1 City Under Siege
2:23
2 Roses of May
2:34
3 Fossil Roo
2:31
4 Conde Petit
3:43
5 Black Mage Village
3:22
6 Unrequited Love
3:47
7 Before the Altar
2:09
8 Eiko's Theme
3:36
9 Madain Sari, Village of the Lost Summoners
3:49
10 Eidolon Wall
2:31
11 Iifa, the Ancient Tree of Life
2:29
12 Amarant's Theme
2:29
13 Devil's Ambition
2:20
14 Outlaws
2:11
15 Foolproof Love Letter Scheme
2:53
16 Tetra Master
3:40
17 Moogles' Theme
1:56
18 Something to Protect
2:22
19 Light of Destiny
2:56
20 Master of Time
2:44
21 Oeilvert
2:17
22 Chamber of a Thousand Faces
2:52
23 Look Back, See the Frog!
2:03
24 Esto Gaza
3:49
25 Mount Gulug
2:07
26 Broken Spell, Healed Hearts
2:03
Digital Media 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Aboard the Hilda Garde
Nobuo Uematsu 4:07
2 Daguerreo, the Hermit's Library
Nobuo Uematsu 2:05
3 Ipsen's Castle
Nobuo Uematsu 1:59
4 The Four Mirrors
Nobuo Uematsu 2:46
5 Guardians
Nobuo Uematsu 2:03
6 Terra
Nobuo Uematsu 2:10
7 Bran Bal, the Soulless Village
Nobuo Uematsu 3:11
8 Pandemonium
Nobuo Uematsu 3:04
9 Not Alone
Nobuo Uematsu 2:36
10 Unforgettable Sorrow
Nobuo Uematsu 3:30
11 Another Nightmare
Nobuo Uematsu 2:26
12 Silver Dragon
Nobuo Uematsu 3:48
13 Memoria
Nobuo Uematsu 2:14
14 Crystal World
Nobuo Uematsu 3:44
15 The Darkness of Eternity
Nobuo Uematsu 4:43
16 The Final Battle
Nobuo Uematsu 6:15
17 Star-Crossed Lovers
Nobuo Uematsu 1:32
18 Kiss of Betrayal
Nobuo Uematsu 0:28
19 I Want to Be Your Canary
Nobuo Uematsu 1:18
20 Inseparable Hearts
Nobuo Uematsu 1:22
21 Behind the Door
Nobuo Uematsu 2:07
22 Melodies of Life ~ Final Fantasy
Nobuo Uematsu 7:35
23 Prelude
Nobuo Uematsu 2:46
24 CCJC TVCM 15"
Nobuo Uematsu 0:20
25 CCJC TVCM 30"
Nobuo Uematsu 0:34
26 Melodies of Life (The Layers of Harmony)
Emiko Shiratori 3:22

Credits

Digital Media 1

synthesizer:
河盛慶次 (tracks 17, 27, 31)
arranger:
植松伸夫 (tracks 17, 27, 31)
composer:
植松伸夫 (tracks 1–32)
mixer:
吉田俊之 (tracks 17, 27, 31)
producer:
植松伸夫 (tracks 7, 17, 27, 31)
programming:
赤尾実 (Japanese sound programmer) (tracks 17, 27, 31)
recorded by:
吉田俊之 (tracks 17, 27, 31)
part of:
OverClocked ReMix works catalog (number: 10973) (track 26)
cover recording of:
氷の洞窟 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 26)
later versions:
part of:
Final Fantasy IX (video game soundtrack) (tracks 1–32)
recording of:
Vamo' allá Flamenco (Final Fantasy IX) (track 7)
あなたのぬくもり (Final Fantasy IX) (track 14)
あの丘を越えて (Final Fantasy IX) (track 25)
あの日の記憶 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 20)
あやまちの愛 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 15)
いつか帰るところ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 1)
おやすみ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 24)
この刃に懸けて (Final Fantasy IX) (track 6)
ざわめく森 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 17)
アレクサンドリアの空 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 4)
ゲームオーバー (Final Fantasy IX) (track 22)
ジタンのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 31)
スタイナーのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 10)
バトル1 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 18)
バトル2 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 21)
ビビのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 5)
ファンファーレ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 19)
プリマビスタ楽団 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 11)
今宵 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 13)
作戦会議 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 3)
奪われた瞳 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 12)
嵐に消された記憶 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 2)
月なきみそらの道化師たち (Final Fantasy IX) (track 9)
決行~姫をさがして~ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 8)
深淵の女王 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 16)
盲進スタイナー (Final Fantasy IX) (track 29)
走れ! (Final Fantasy IX) (track 23)
辺境の村 ダリ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 27)
限りある時間(とき) (Final Fantasy IX) (track 30)
黄昏の彼方に (Final Fantasy IX) (track 28)
黒のワルツ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 32)

Digital Media 2

synthesizer:
河盛慶次 (tracks 4, 19–20)
arranger:
植松伸夫 (tracks 4, 19–20)
composer:
植松伸夫 (tracks 1–26)
mixer:
吉田俊之 (tracks 4, 19–20)
producer:
植松伸夫 (tracks 4, 19–20)
programming:
赤尾実 (Japanese sound programmer) (tracks 4, 19–20)
recorded by:
吉田俊之 (tracks 4, 19–20)
part of:
Final Fantasy IX (video game soundtrack) (tracks 1–26)
recording of:
アロハ・de・チョコボ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 8)
ウクレ・le・チョコボ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 9)
ガーネットのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 20)
クイナのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 7)
クジャのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 15)
クレイラの幹 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 22)
クレイラの街 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 23)
ク族の沼 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 6)
シドのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 1)
タンタラスのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 18)
ハンターチャンス (Final Fantasy IX) (track 5)
フェアリーバトル (Final Fantasy IX) (track 12)
フライヤのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 10)
プルメシア王国 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 13)
リンドブルム (Final Fantasy IX) (track 3)
一難去って… (Final Fantasy IX) (track 2)
古根の道 ガルガン・ルー (Final Fantasy IX) (track 21)
国境の南ゲート (Final Fantasy IX) (track 11)
忘れられぬ面影 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 14)
抽出 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 26)
永遠の豊穣 Eternal Harvest (Final Fantasy IX) (track 24)
眠らない街 トレノ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 17)
空を愁いて (Final Fantasy IX) (track 25)
背徳の旋律 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 19)
記憶の歌 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 4)
迷いの剣 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 16)

Digital Media 3

synthesizer:
河盛慶次 (tracks 12, 23)
arranger:
植松伸夫 (tracks 12, 23)
composer:
植松伸夫 (tracks 1–26)
mixer:
吉田俊之 (tracks 12, 23)
producer:
植松伸夫 (tracks 12, 23)
programming:
赤尾実 (Japanese sound programmer) (tracks 12, 23)
recorded by:
吉田俊之 (tracks 12, 23)
part of:
OverClocked ReMix works catalog (number: 10998) (track 24)
later versions:
Rose of May (Erutan) (track 2)
part of:
Final Fantasy IX (video game soundtrack) (tracks 1–26)
recording of:
おれたちゃ盗賊 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 14)
とけた魔法と心 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 26)
とどかぬ想い (track 6)
イーファの樹 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 11)
ウイユヴェール (Final Fantasy IX) (track 21)
エーコのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 8)
クアッド・ミスト (Final Fantasy IX) (track 16)
グルグ火山 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 25)
サラマンダーのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 12)
フォッシル・ルー (Final Fantasy IX) (track 3)
モーグリのテーマ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 17)
ラブレター大作戦 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 15)
ローズ・オブ・メイ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 2)
刻まれた過去 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 22)
召喚されし者 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 19)
召喚壁 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 10)
守るべきもの (Final Fantasy IX) (track 18)
山吹く里 コンデヤ・パタ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 4)
廃虚 マダイン・サリ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 9)
振りカエルと奴がいる (Final Fantasy IX) (track 23)
時の管理者 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 20)
欲望の足音 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 13)
神前の儀 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 7)
聖なる地 エスト・ガザ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 24)
襲撃 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 1)
黒魔道士の村 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 5)

Digital Media 4

oboe:
石橋雅一 (track 22)
strings:
drums:
岡本郭男 (drummer) (track 22)
synthesizer:
河盛慶次 (tracks 2, 9, 21)
Minoru Maruo (track 22)
guitar:
千代正行 (track 22)
梶原順 (track 22)
bass:
長岡道夫 (track 22)
piano:
松田真人 (track 22)
arranger:
植松伸夫 (tracks 2, 9, 21)
浜口史郎 (track 22)
composer:
植松伸夫 (tracks 1–23, 26)
conductor:
蓜島公二 (conductor) (track 22)
lead vocals:
白鳥英美子 (tracks 22, 26)
lyricist:
Ciomi (tracks 22, 26)
mixer:
吉田俊之 (tracks 2, 9, 21)
producer:
植松伸夫 (tracks 2, 9, 21)
programming:
赤尾実 (Japanese sound programmer) (tracks 2, 9, 21)
recorded by:
吉田俊之 (tracks 2, 9, 21)
part of:
Final Fantasy Preludes (number: FF09) (track 23)
later translated versions:
Melodies of Life ~ Final Fantasy (English version, Final Fantasy IX) (track 22)
later versions:
Melodies of Life (track 26)
You're Not Alone (Erutan) (track 9)
part of:
Final Fantasy IX (video game soundtrack) (tracks 1–23, 26)
recording of:
4枚の鏡 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 4)
Melodies of Life ~ Final Fantasy (Japanese version, Final Fantasy IX) (track 22)
その扉の向こうに (Final Fantasy IX) (track 21)
それぞれの戦い (Final Fantasy IX) (track 5)
イプセンの古城 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 3)
クリスタルワールド (Final Fantasy IX) (track 14)
テラ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 6)
プレリュード (Final Fantasy IX) (track 23)
君の小鳥になりたい (Final Fantasy IX) (track 19)
悪霧ふたたび (Final Fantasy IX) (track 11)
時を刻む城 パンデモニウム (Final Fantasy IX) (track 8)
最後の闘い (Final Fantasy IX) (track 16)
消えぬ悲しみ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 10)
独りじゃない (Final Fantasy IX) (track 9)
甘く悲しい恋 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 17)
破滅への使者 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 15)
裏切りの口づけ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 18)
記憶の場所 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 13)
銀竜戦 (Final Fantasy IX) (track 12)
隠者の書庫 ダゲレオ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 2)
飛空艇 ヒルダガルデ (Final Fantasy IX) (track 1)
魂無き村 ブラン・バル (Final Fantasy IX) (track 7)

Release

synthesizer programming: 河盛慶次
arranger: 植松伸夫
art direction: Tadashi Shimada
co-executive producer: 松下謙介
composer: 植松伸夫
design/illustration: Noriko Kadokura
Tadashi Shimada
liner notes: 植松伸夫 (2000-06-14)
mastering: 小泉由香
mixer: 吉田俊之
photography: Shouji Otake
Hiroshi Shibaizumi
producer: 植松伸夫
recorded by: 吉田俊之
transliterated/translated track listing of: Final Fantasy IX: Original Soundtrack by 植松伸夫
purchase for download: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id62444522 [info]