Kirill Polyanskiy - Love Grows (Eyes on Me)

from SUCCESSOR: Final Fantasy VIII Remixed by Materia Community

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Love Grows (Eyes on Me)

While selecting a song from Final Fantasy VIII to arrange, Kirill was in love with the oboe and anyone who played it. Therefore, once he heard the oboe solo at the end of this tune, he knew that this was the track he wanted to arrange. The first half of this arrangement is a tribute to the original soundtrack orchestration of Love Grows. It is as close to a complete transcription as he could get. On the original Love Grows track, the first half is then repeated verbatim. Rather than doing this, Kirill opted to re-orchestrate and change who was able to have the melody as well as re-orchestrate the surrounding harmonies by inspirations from Pyotr Illich Tchaikovsky, John Williams, and Igor Stravinsky to name a few. Never did he realize that this would become the largest orchestration project he had ever taken on. Through help from classmates and a lot of motivation from Materia Collective members, he was able to complete the arrangement and record this undying classic from Final Fantasy VIII.


from SUCCESSOR: Final Fantasy VIII Remixed, released February 11, 2016
UPC 00841787132900
Ⓟ 2016 Materia Collective

Kirill Polyanskiy: Producer, Violin 1, Violin (solo), Arranger
Abigail Jindra: Bassoon 1
Alice Hiemstra: Oboe
Amelia Kittson: Viola
Andrew Dodge: Guitar
Dave Bjur: Recording engineer
David McLerran: Violin 2
Dr. Del Hungerford: Studio Assistant
Dr. Ryan Hare: Mentor
Elizabeth Swanson: Cello
Eric Molina: Bassoon 2
Erin Manning: Clarinet in B-flat
Gigi Stephens: Violin 1
Kaytlin Schmidt: Horn in F
Keadrin Cain: Cello, Cello (solo)
Mark Henderson: Conductor
Rick Flores: Percussion
Sofiya Chayka: Flute
Victor Whitney: Bass
Zachery Meier: Alto Flute

• "Love Grows"
Nobuo Uematsu (Composer)

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