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Echoes of War: The Music of Blizzard Entertainment music CD announced

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If you play Blizzard videogames, you know they don't mess around when it comes to the musical score of their titles. This games company is consistently known for releasing titles with fantastic music, and we figure it was about time they released a collection for fans. 

The only way you could make a collection of their music better is to have it all performed by the Eminence Symphony Orchestra. Amazingly, this is exactly what took place. This dream team worked together to pull together a fine collection of songs from Warcraft III, World of Warcraft (including music from the upcoming Wrath of the Lich King), StarCraft, StarCraft II, Diablo II, Diablo III, and even StarCraft: Ghost

Pre-sales of this CD set have already been launched. A limited edition "Legendary" CD/DVD compilation ($49.95) and a standard CD release ($29.95) will both be available for your pre-ordering pleasure at Echoes of War's Web site.

In the limited edition release:

  • Double-disc album
  • Inside the Echoes of War DVD
  • 32-page Wide Format booklet
  • Nine artcards from Diablo III, Starcraft II, WoW: WotLK
OriginalSoundVersion has a full feature on this album, including a great interview with Eminience director Hiroaki Yura.

Hit the jump for a tracklist.

Tracklist

The Third War Symphony [music from Warcraft III]
1. Journey to Kalimdor
2. Eternity’s End
The Shadow of the Legion Symphony [music from World of Warcraft and The Burning Crusade]
3. A Tenuous Pact
4. Anar’alah Belore
5. The Betrayer and the Sun King
The Visions of the Lich King Overture [music from Wrath of the Lich King]
6. The Visions of the Lich King Overture
The Koprulu Symphony [music from StarCraft]
7. No Matter the Cost [Terran]
8. En Taro Adun [Protoss]
9. Eradicate and Evolve [Zerg]
10. Victorious But Not Unscarred [Starcraft: Ghost]
The Hyperion Overture [music from StarCraft II]
11. The Hyperion Overture
The Symphony of Sanctuary [music from Diablo II, Lord of Destruction, and Diablo III]
12. The Eternal Conflict [Diablo II]
13. Legacy of Terror [Diablo III]
14. Children of the Worldstone [Original Composition by Kow Otani]
15. BONUS: Last Angel [Original Composition by Ladybird Moai]

Arrangers: Natsumi Kameoka, Go Shiina, and William Motzing

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