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Taizo Takemoto (born February 19, 1956) is an orchestra conductor who has worked for the live concert performances of Mario, Zelda, Kirby franchises. For his in-game role, Takemoto has conducted orchestrated music in the Super Smash Bros. games and Super Mario Galaxy 2.

Production History

  • Super Smash Bros. Melee (2001) - Musical Performance
  • Dairantou Smash Brothers DX Orchestra Concert (2002) - Conductor
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess SOUND & VISUAL CD (2005) - Conductor
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008) - Main Theme Music (with various others)
  • Professor Layton Series Soundtrack Premium CD (2009) - Conductor
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 (2010) - Conductor
  • SUPER MARIO BROS. 25th Anniversary Special Sound Track PRESS START Edition (2010) - Conductor
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (2011) - Conductor: "End Credits 2"
  • The Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary Concert (2017) - Conductor: Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Kirby 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert (2017) - Performer, conductor
  • The Legend of Zelda Concert 2018 (2018) - Conductor

Song Credits

SUPER MARIO BROS. 25th Anniversary Special Sound Track PRESS START Edition

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

  • End Credits 2 - Conductor (Koji Kondo; arr. Mahito Yokota)[2]

Kirby 25th Anniversary Concert

  • Kirby's 25th Anniversary Grand Opening - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • Kirby's Adventure Medley - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • King Dedede & Meta Knight Medley - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • Kirby's Dream Land 2 Allies Medley - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • Kirby's Dream Land 3 / Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards Medley - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • Kirby Super Star Medley - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • Kirby & the Amazing Mirror / Kirby: Squeak Squad Medley - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • Kirby Ball Medley - Conductor (arr. Megumi Ohara)[3]
  • Kirby: Triple Deluxe Medley - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • Kirby: Planet Robobot Medley - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • Kirby's Return to Dream Land Medley - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • A New Wind for Tomorrow - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]
  • Milky Way Wishes: Staff Credits - Conductor (arr. Shogo Sakai)[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 SUPER MARIO BROS. 25th Anniversary Special Sound Track PRESS START Edition
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D Sound Track
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 Kirby 25th Anniversary Orchestra Concert

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