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Topic: Yo Visitor, official sheet music for anime OSTs  (Read 1676 times)

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Yo Visitor, official sheet music for anime OSTs
on: February 21, 2017, 04:26:06 AM
Dude Visitor, I know your knowledge about OSTs for video games and anime is awesome, and you seem to know a lot about official publications. Want to ask you if you know where I can get the sheets for this:

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Re: Yo Visitor, official sheet music for anime OSTs
Reply #1 on: February 21, 2017, 12:24:19 PM
Sup!!  ;D  8) So a few moving parts to your question
But first i am glad someone else likes this thing i listed about it months and months ago on page 21 of the "what are you listening to" discussion  :)
super nice medley and improv/re arrangement and re harmonization. really wish the score was realized out....

"My Favorite Things", "Someday My Prince Will Come" and "Moanin'"

Ok so here is the deal, over there in Japan, anime and magna are a big freakin deal, it is not really much of a subculture like here, its pretty mainstream actually, i mean even careers in the industry are aspired for [ie girls compete for coveted voice actress  jobs where pay is fantastic, i believe they have a union and carry a good deal of clout, its kind of a glam job].
The amount of material the industry makes is and regularly puts out would shock you

What gets exported for international consumption is a "drop in the bucket" a eency weency tiny fraction of the total media output , basically the companies only bring out the "best/better" of the lot, what they think will make the most money after already beating out hundreds and hundreds of other titles domestically


That causes a lot of "noise" when searching for something like an official published score at times,  the fact that much has to be sourced over there then imported adds more challenge.

Even if and when a series gets or doesn't get a piano album,  a bunch of "super best"  and similar compilations regularly get done, so  a particular piece may be hidden in a general best of type score with lots of other anime series pieces in the same book,  this means searches for a book specific to the series may not yield anything but thn   scanning table of contents in various albums may yield the work(s).
Language and difficulty with getting translations and japanese kanji down compounds the issue.

I would love that score too as i said i wanted it a long time ago too mid last year but i have not come across it.

Honestly short of spending a few hours in Akihabara  with "boots on the ground" searches in the countless shops dedicated it this stuff , its tough to find stuff unless it has been an incredible success .

I have a source you can email over there, a great litte new and used bookshop and media outlet, even if not in stock if you tell them what you are looking for they can find out for you and then if available quote you for it. Their English is pretty decent, I used them tons in the past and found stuff i would not have.been able to source on my own [ie i was able to get my epic of zektbach piano collections score, a few cds, my uematsu score.for the guin saga anime , etc through them).

That would be the best bet, let a specialist with industry ties and inside knowledge with tue resources and connections needed, search for you.

If was published i would guess it might have been done by Doremi piblishing maybe Yamaha or some subsidiary of the two, they tend to be a couple from the group of the larger players in that space.

I will pm you some info later. Ive been a strapped for cash lately on stuff for scores like (anime or a big multi series album just to get one piece from the list) and hadnt gone after it since im saving for the Final Fantasy XV piano collections which hits soon (amazon.jp already has it up for pre order of audio cd, so the score is bound to follow).


Still its a cool medley, im hoping one of the more talented amateurs will tackle transcribing it but unfortunately they seem to stick to original pieces for series and this medley has older std works [another hurdle to publication, the rights owners would all need to grant publishing rights and with disney and warner brothers etc they may have exclusive agreements with differerent publishers etc ).

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Re: Yo Visitor, official sheet music for anime OSTs
Reply #2 on: February 23, 2017, 01:15:04 PM
Silly me i listed a coiple of my favorite publishers but didnt give you an example of what i meant, here is a good pianist have followed her playing for a while, i didnt know she covered this from yuri on ice, thought youd dig this version if this theme from the anime.
Will pm you contact info for a that sourc i mentioned that can help you....

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Re: Yo Visitor, official sheet music for anime OSTs
Reply #3 on: February 23, 2017, 02:46:08 PM
 :-[ :-[ :'( :'(

DAMN! I was hoping you had them! There were a few links posted all over youtube, but it looks like they were all by amateur transcribers.

And about your previous post, pure coincidence! I was actually watching the show last week and fell in love with the scene. Had no idea you posted about it, if i replied to you in the other thread, I must have forgotten about it. XD

And damn that lady is cuuuuuuute. I still need to watch yaoi on ice tho
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