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Piano Hill Zone

Sonic the Hedgehog Band!! The latest "guy plays classic video game music on his piano" video to float around is this fellow and his rendition of various songs from Sonic the Hedgehog.  It's quite impressive and just goes to show how much game publishers need to release their songs arranged for piano, guitar, and other instruments.  There's a smattering of officially licensed sheet music out there (mostly in Japan and mostly from Square-Enix), but where are the official sheet music books for Super Mario, Sonic, Mega Man, Donkey Kong, Legend of Zelda... heck, basically the entire gamut of classic game music from 1985 onward.  I don't expect every theme tune ever to be released as sheet music, but at least give us the good stuff.

Dedicated fans are able to work out some of the tunes for themselves (such as Gori Fater and his Sonic tunes), but let the record show once again that I want something official.  I'm not going to perform it for a profit and I'm not going to score my own homebrew game with it.  I just want to be able to bang out a little Green Hill Zone theme or the overworld theme from Yoshi's Island for my own amusement (and to impress the ladies, oh yes).  In the meantime don't miss Gori's website where he so kindly shares his arrangements from games such as Starfox, Donkey Kong Country, Sonic the Hedgehog (of course), and much much more.

(via 4 color rebellion)