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#916811 - 02/02/07 02:56 AM Nobuo Uematsu
UnheardClassics Offline
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Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 1
Loc: england
Hi everyone \:\)

I have just made a website dedicated to my favourite composer, Nobuo Uematsu.

There is a sheet music section, and a video section with links to youtube showcasing some of Nobuo Uematsu beautiful composistions.

okay heres my website:


let me know what you think \:\)

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#916812 - 02/02/07 05:39 AM Re: Nobuo Uematsu
SilentKoala Offline
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Registered: 01/11/07
Posts: 245
Loc: Seattle
Awesome! I love his music. I know the Final Fantasy X theme, "To Zanarkand" or whatever. His music is great.
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#916813 - 02/15/07 01:20 PM Re: Nobuo Uematsu
lungfish Offline
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Registered: 02/02/07
Posts: 43
Loc: nyc
legendary composer. the final fantasy piano records are great to listen to.
i especially love Relm's theme on piano.
simple yet amazing.

#916814 - 02/26/07 04:46 PM Re: Nobuo Uematsu
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Registered: 02/23/07
Posts: 74
Loc: Albuquerque
I'm actually practicing "You're not Alone" from the Final Fantasy piano collections. There are some really good arrangements from there.

#916815 - 02/27/07 03:12 PM Re: Nobuo Uematsu
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Registered: 07/12/06
Posts: 244
I think your site need some organization.

I can see you have a large selection of songs to listen to, but it is presented as a huge list of random song titles. Far as I can tell there is no order whatsoever.

Song titles are not that useful when it comes to videogame music. Most of the time the songs do not have titles in the game itself, and are only added later when a sound track is released. It is more important that the songs are grouped by the game they are in.

Otherwise it's a nice selection. Questionable legality, but somehow that does not bother me.

#916816 - 01/07/09 06:13 PM Re: Nobuo Uematsu
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Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 71
Loc: North-central Minnesota
Oh, I just LOVE his music. I play it a bit. I like the ending theme and To Zanarkand.
Currently working on:
-Die Moldau
-some jazz stuff

#916817 - 01/27/09 07:11 PM Re: Nobuo Uematsu
Tim S. Offline
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Registered: 08/19/08
Posts: 4
Loc: United States
He is the BEST composer ever! I have a lot of Final Fantasy sheet music. It sounds great!

#1156828 - 03/03/09 10:16 PM Re: Nobuo Uematsu [Re: Tim S.]
Jsoh Offline
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Registered: 03/03/09
Posts: 6
Originally Posted By: Tim S.
He is the BEST composer ever! I have a lot of Final Fantasy sheet music. It sounds great!

Well..I think that might be taking it just a BIT too far lol. He is a fantastic composer though. I haven't been able to play too many of the FF games, though I've heard the music from them. When it comes to Video Game composers, my favorite has to be Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Trigger)

#1187354 - 04/25/09 07:13 PM Re: Nobuo Uematsu [Re: Jsoh]
Enray Offline
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Registered: 04/25/09
Posts: 2
The guy is brilliant! I'm learning "Three Trails" and "Besaid Island" right now. One of the best composer in the world imo.

#1187670 - 04/26/09 12:42 PM Re: Nobuo Uematsu [Re: Enray]
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Registered: 10/25/08
Posts: 296
Loc: Munich, Germany
Uematsu has a very well-defined voice and has a big influence on my own compositions (people have said so!). I keep playing Final Fantasy VIII again and again because I simply love the music (the story's alright, the gameplay is dire!) From that series, the Balamb Garden theme is one of my favourite themes.
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#1192331 - 05/03/09 05:52 AM Re: Nobuo Uematsu [Re: Tar]
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Registered: 02/15/08
Posts: 817
Loc: Netherlands
Fans should also check out the old Final Fantasy games part 4, 5 & 6 on Super Nintendo. You can play them with an emulator.
(FF4 is also known as FF2 and FF6 is also known as FF3)

Those were the glory days of the game series as well as the music IMO. Final Fantasy 6 (3) is an incredible game.

Edited by babama (05/03/09 05:55 AM)

#1208153 - 05/29/09 03:43 PM Re: Nobuo Uematsu [Re: babama]
Chopin is up there Offline
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Registered: 05/29/09
Posts: 35
Loc: Lisbon, Portugal
Yup, one of the best non-classical composers around. I have all of the Final Fantasy Piano Collections books, and I've studied a few pieces, like "To Zanarkand" and "Eyes on Me".

He's definitely one of my favourites.
Currently working on:

Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor
Scriabin's Étude op. 2 no. 1

#1220512 - 06/21/09 12:53 PM Re: Nobuo Uematsu [Re: Chopin is up there]
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Registered: 05/02/09
Posts: 429
Loc: Kingdom of Nodame
I'm obsessed with one of his works, "Tatakau Monotachi/Those who fight". It's definitely up there in my 'one day I'm gonna play this list.' A constant source of inspiration smile Nobuo Uematsu is one talented guy.
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