Live Violin Soundtrack for Super Mario Bros. and other Video Game Classics
Teppei Okada, a talented musician from Yukuhashi, Fukuoka, blows your mind with his creative musical approach to Super Mario Bros. and other retro games including Xevious, Donkey Kong, TwinBee(RainbowBell ), Dragon Quest(Dragon Warrior) and many more.
Read on for details and pics.
Teppei Okada's take on Super Mario Bros., the most famous game music of all time that never gets old.
YouTube - Live Violin Soundtrack for Video Game "Super Mario Bros."
Okada, born in 1975, has indulged in generations of video games as he grew up, starting from Game & Watch. According to his website, his console history went like this: Game & Watch→MSX→Famicom(NES)→Game Boy→Super Famicom(Super NES)→3DO→Sega Saturn→Dreamcast→Nintendo 64→PlayStation→PlayStation 2→Nintendo DSi.
Here's Xevious, another classic.
YouTube - Live Violin Soundtrack for Video Game "Xevious"
Star Force(Mega Force). Okada says he's able to play live soundtrack for all the video games he's ever played.
YouTube - Live Violin Soundtrack for Video Game "Star Force"
We found this rendition of Dragon Quest IV(Dragon Warrior IV) particularly impressive.
YouTube - Live Violin Soundtrack for Video Game "Dragon Quest IV"
Naming the hero.
The battle scene is amazing.
You can see more from the link below.
YouTube - Live Violin Soundtrack for Video Games
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