Blizzard has announced a cooperative effort with the Eminence Symphony Orchestra to release two CD music set featuring newly orchestrated music from Blizzard games entitled Echoes of War.
The fully orchestrated music on the two CDs pay tribute to titles such as Warcraft, Diablo and Starcraft, as well as music based on the new Starcraft II, WOW: Wrath of the Lich King and Diablo III. One of the new Diablo III tracks features a special composition by the critically acclaimed Kō Ōtani, who is most well known for his soundtrack to Shadow of the Colossus, as well as many anime series.
There will be two editions of the package. The standard edition, which will come with just the music CDs and will cost US $29.95 and a Legendary Edition for US $49.95. The Legendary edition will be a limited offer and will feature a making of DVD as well as 9 art cards based on the games as can be seen below.
From Warcraft III
The Third War Symphony
1. Journey to Kalimdor
2. Eternity’s End
From World of Warcraft and World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
The Shadow of the Legion Symphony
3. A Tenuous Pact
4. Anar’alah Belore
5. The Betrayer and The Sun King From World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King 6. The Visions of the Lich King Overture
From StarCraft and StarCraft: Ghost
The Koprulu Symphony
7. No Matter the Cost
8. En Taro Adun
9. Eradicate and Evolve
10. Victorious but not unscarred From Starcraft II
11. The Hyperion Overture
From Diablo, Diablo II, Diablo II: Lord of Destruction and Diablo III
The Symphony of Sanctuary
12. The Eternal Conflict
13. Legacy of Terror
14. Children of the Worldstone
15: BONUS: Last Angel
Two audio discs
Feature length documentary – Inside the Echoes of War
Kow Otani Featurette - Taking on Diablo
32-page wide-format booklet
9 exclusive art cards
15 audio tracks
Over ninety minutes of orchestral music including exclusive arrangements from World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, StarCraft: Ghost, StarCraft II and Diablo III!
I MUST get this Legendary Edition!!!