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Nintendo Celebrates 25 Years of Zelda with 70 Piece Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra performs music from Zelda (Photo by Nintendo of America)

Nintendo has celebrated 25 years of the Legend of Zelda with a performance of the music from the game, rearranged for a 70 piece symphony orchestra and full choir. The concert took place in Los Angeles and featured appearances from Koji Kondo – the Nintendo in-house composer – as well as Eiji Aonuma, The Legend of Zelda producer.

The game was first released on Famicom disk in Japan in 1986, closely followed by a cartridge version in the US and Europe in 1987. The latest game in the Zelda series, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for the Wii, launches in the United States on 20th November 2011.

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