Videogame soundtracks can be absolutely beautiful. In the past ten years, video game soundtracks have began winning mainstream awards, and though not all of us are avid gamers, I’m sure we can appreciate the composition the different pieces.
An Artiden Friend sent me the collection of Final Fantasy piano solos below and I’m now learning them! There is something to be said about playing well-written, elaborate scores.
At the moment, I’m working on Somnus (the first piece below).
Final Fantasy XV
Yoko Shimomura – Somnus / Dreaming of the Dawn
This is one of my favourites. I am currently working on this one. I absolutely love how it starts so quietly and still manages to become so complex later on.
Yoko Shimomura – Sorrow Without Solace
Yoko Shimomura – Blest Be the Moonlight / Luna
Yoko Shimomura – Apocalypsis Noctis
Yoko Shimomura – Valse di Fantastica
If you’re a fan of waltzes, this one could give you a break from the typical Classical waltz.
Get the sheet music above from the Final Fantasy XV Piano Collections score (which contains the above five plus a few others)
Final Fantasy X
Nobou Uematsu – To Zanarkand
Nobou Uematsu – Suteki Da Ne
Masashi Hamauzu – Servants of the Mountain
Get the sheet music above from the Final Fantasy X Piano Collections score (which contains the above three and more)
Are you playing any video game soundtracks? Feel free to send this collection over to a friend who might find it useful!