8-Bit Symphony Pro: Second Half: CD preorder with immediate digital delivery

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"I feel like I'm watching a John Williams scored film that doesn't exist, then bam! The ragtime feel of Thing on a Spring pops up." - Graeme Norgate, VGM Legend

Available now: Digital files (MP3/16-bit FLAC/24-bit FLAC)

Available for pre-order: Physical double CD (with instant download of digital files).

Other options available: signed copies and 8-Bit Symphony Pro: First Half!

22 orchestral tracks recorded live in Prague in April 2022 that will leave you speechless: especially the ones Rob Hubbard arranged and orchestrated himself! Listen below to all 22 clips in a YouTube playlist..

Disc 1

1. Times of Lore (A fantasy journey)

Violin Solo: Radek Krizanovsky
Composed by: Martin Galway/Glyn R. Brown
Arranged/Orchestrated by Glyn R. Brown, Chris Abbott, Alisdair Pickering and Robin Tait.
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

2. Ghouls 'n' Ghosts (epic yet playful)

Composed by Tamayo Kawamoto and Tim Follin
Arranged/Orchestrated by Chris Abbott and Alisdair J. Pickering
Recording and arrangement © High Technology Publishing Ltd.
Original composition © Capcom

3. Master of Magic (taste of Arabia)

Composed by Rob Hubbard/Larry Fast
Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
Originally based on "Shibolet" by Larry Fast, from the album Audion (1981), © Semiconductor Music Publishing
Recording © High Technology Publishing Ltd.
Composition © High Technology Publishing Ltd./Semiconductor Music Publishing

4. The Populous Fantasy (was: Revenge of the Pygmies)

Composed/Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

5. Wizardry (all the bits you remember, done with size!)

Composed by Graham Jarvis
Arranged/Orchestrated by Chris Abbott, Alisdair J. Pickering & Robin Tait
© Graham Jarvis and Robert Hartshorne

6. Grouting (from "Bogg Album 2")

Composed by Graham Marsh
Arranged/Orchestrated by Chris Abbott & Alisdair J. Pickering
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

7. Thing on a Spring (playful, funny and joyful)

Composed/Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

8. Lair of the Lizard King (from "Escape from Singe's Castle")

Composed/Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

9. Doom Dungeon (from "Escape from Singe's Castle")

Composed/Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

10. The Immortal (a fantasy movie score)

Composed/Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

11. Nemesis the Warlock (a bombastic finale)

Composed/Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

Disc 2

1. Defender of the Crown (a medley that sounds like it was always meant to be)

Composed by Jim Cuomo
Arranged/Orchestrated by Chris Abbott, Alisdair J. Pickering & Robin Tait
Recording/arrangement © High Technology Publishing Ltd.
Original compositions © Cinemaware

2. The Wilderness (from "The Last Ninja") (Ninjas in a 60s Western)

Composed by Ben Daglish
Arranged/Orchestrated by Chris Abbott & Alisdair J. Pickering
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

3. Fist 2: The Legend Continues (exhilarating oriental quest)

Composed by Neil Brennan
Arranged/Orchestrated by Chris Abbott & Robin Tait
© Neil Brennan

4. Ark Pandora (a fun gallop)

Composed by Ben Daglish
Arranged/Orchestrated by Ben Daglish, Chris Abbott & Alisdair J. Pickering
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

5. Era of Eidolon March (a martial adventure)

Composed/Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

6. Super Huey (a bionic bolero)

Composed by Paul Norman
Arranged/Orchestrated by Chris Abbott & Alisdair J. Pickering
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

7. Hunter Patrol (the marching tune it was always meant to be)

Composed/Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

8. Bump Set Spike (Beer hall waltz)

Composed/Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

9. Storm Warrior (a Bach epic)

Composed by Mark Cooksey
Arranged/Orchestrated by Mark Cooksey, Chris Abbott and Alisdair Pickering
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.

10. Gradius (Medley) - a.k.a. "Nemesis, the Final Challenge"

Composed by Miki Higashino
Arranged and orchestrated by
Chris Abbott, Alisdair J Pickering & Robin Tait
Recording/arrangement © High Technology Publishing Ltd.
Original Composition © Konami

11. Goldrunner (Tribute to Steve Bak) (A thoughtful end)

Composed/Arranged/Orchestrated by Rob Hubbard
© High Technology Publishing Ltd.


Credits

Studio session producers: Vitek Kral & Mikel Toms
CD Producers: Chris Abbott and Rob Hubbard
Assistant Producers: Russell F. Howard, Damian Manning and Thomas Finnerup
Mixing and mastering: Allister Brimble
Editing: Chris Abbott and Allister Brimble
Score preparation: Robin Tait and Rob Hubbard
Front cover: Steve Green
Orchestra leader: Radek Krizanovsky

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