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It is always good to hear some great renditions of under-appreciated songs, especially when they are orchestral arrangements. Some time ago, a talented YouTuber, Bryan Hermus, posted his orchestral cover of the Final exam song from Spirit Tracks. Bryan is great at what he does, and while he is not currently working on Zelda music primarily, this song could indicate some great Zelda music renditions from him in the future. Check out the video after the jump!

It seems that recreating Zelda music in creative new ways, no matter the series title, never gets old. YouTuber RebeccaETripp, known for making incredible orchestral medleys and songs from numerous games, has made made a medley for A Link to the Past. the 20-minute long medley has music from almost the entire game, and is well-worth a listen. You can also buy the medley off of her Bandcamp page for only a dollar! Check out the video after the jump!

We all have favorite songs from throughout the Zelda series, and each new installment brings new tracks to the table– as well as re-imagined versions of classics. With the high quality music stemming from the series, it’s not surprising that orchestras have ventured to play some of these tracks. Well, we can now add The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra to that list of adventurers. Take the jump to see the orchestra in action playing a Zelda Shop Medley, Outset Island,…

With all of the hype surrounding Majora’s Mask 3D, many fans have been enjoying a nostalgia kick and pondering all of the components that made Majora’s Mask so enjoyable. One of these would certainly be the music, which always fit the different scenarios so well that it helped immerse players into the atmosphere of Termina. Musician Michael T. Samson recently arranged an extraordinary addition to the multitude of Majora’s Mask medleys out there. Samson’s orchestral rendition “The Legend of Zelda:…

In this year’s PAX Prime, the Triforce Quartet performs an incredible Legend of Zelda medley in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Victoria, Australia. This composition features various fan favorites and astounding compositions by this significant string quartet, performing for the first time at PAX Prime. Hit the jump to take a look!

If you were lucky enough to attend the tour of Symphony of the Goddesses, I’m sure you can appreciate the novelty of hearing nostalgic tunes played live. I went to the San Francisco event back in March of 2012, and it was a night I’ll never forget. The fans, the atmosphere, the sheer joy of being with people who love the things that you do. It’s a magical experience, a labor of love, and an homage to The Legend of Zelda.

Now, the producers behind Symphony of the Goddesses are tackling another Nintendo franchise. Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions begins touring later this year, featuring tons of remastered tracks from the

Pokémon franchise. The tour will premiere in Washington D.C. on August 15th, and will travel to Philadelphia on September 19th. More locations will be announced soon, so make sure you stay tuned to this event if you love Pokémon.

Will you be attending Symphonic Evolutions? Sound off in the comments!


Ryo Nagamatsu, composer for A Link Between Worlds, recently discussed with Official Nintendo Magazine why the game’s music had the sound of a synthetic orchestra rather than a live one. It is certainly interesting that a live orchestra was not used, as many Zelda fans expect that kind of music in games nowadays. Check out the full quote after the jump.

After the December 14th show in San Jose, news on The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess went cold. No news about new show dates or new projects. This should heat it up a bit. If you are not familiar with the logo to the left, that is the logo for a brand new project by the company that brought us The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess concerts. The creators behind Play! A Video Game Symphony are…

It wasn’t long ago that we learned all about Symphonic Legends London, an upcoming symphony taking place in London on July 13th, 2014. Symphonic Legends London, in the same series as past concerts like Final Symphony and Symphonic Legends — Music from Nintendo. We got the chance to ask its Executive Producer, Thomas Böcker, all about the upcoming performance. Head inside to see our exclusive interview!

This is only the first of two parts to our exclusive interview on Symphonic Legends London, so be on the lookout next month for Part Two, where well be talking with the composers who arrange the music to be performed live in this incredible venue.

Just the other day we learned about Symphonic Legends London, an orchestral concert featuring some of the best music of the Legend of Zelda series. One of the fans’ biggest disappointments of Symphony of the Goddesses was the inability to buy a physical CD to listen to the music once the concert tour was over, and unfortunately, it looks like the same fate may fall upon Symphonic Legends London.

During an exclusive interview with the makers of Symphonic Legends London, we asked about the possibility of a recorded release. Head past the jump to see what Executive Producer Thomas Böcker had to say.