Orchestral tribute to The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time gets vinyl release

Orchestral tribute to The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time gets vinyl release

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Hear the classic score recorded live by a 64-piece orchestra.

Ocarina Of Time remains a landmark not just for placing the Legend Of Zelda series into 3D, but for Koji Kondo’s unforgettable score. Now iam8Bit have announced Hero Of Time, a vinyl release made with Materia Collective, that recasts Kondo’s score through the 64-piece Slovak National Symphony Orchestra.

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The performance is arranged and composed by Eric Buchholz, who was behind both The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary Symphony and the recent orchestral tour The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses.

Though, the music will not be recorded and pressed until early 2017, but you can get an idea of how it will look already. The 180-gram 2xLP release comes on both purple and green vinyl and features elaborate artwork from artist Ryan Brinkerhoff.