Composer Yasunori Mitsuda, best known for his work in Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, and the Xeno series, shared the latest update on his work for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 in an update from his Facebook page.
Here’s the original message that was written in Japanese:
“Picking up where I left off on the Xenoblade 2 project, but I wanted to say that the choros recording that took place in Slovakia from April 30 through May 1 went smooth and sound. However, no my morning and noon is now mixed up thanks to the time difference (lol).
I want to thank everyone for all the help we got from the bottom of my help. This is the second time recording with the folks of at Slovakia’s Bratislava Symphony Choir, and they have a fantastic understanding of music, and know how to put up wonderful performances. I just can’t say enough good things about these guys.
The smooth recording was made possible to the likes of David-san the conductor and Martin-san the engineer. It really helped that we were able to record as if we were in Japan, but more than anything it helped being able to personally focus on the music.
David-san, Martin-san, and the rest of the Bratislava Symphony Choir—thank you very much. I’ll be looking forward to working together again!”
Mitsuda posted a shorter version of the message in English as well:
We had 5 recording sessions with the Bratislava Symphony Choir between 29th April – 1st May. This was our second time to work with them, and they were fantastic just like before – they conveyed the musicality that I was seeking through their wonderful singing. The sessions went very smoothly, which allowed me to concentrate on the music, thanks to the conductor David and the engineer Martin. It’s been a privilege working with them.
Many thanks to David, Martin and the Bratislava Symphony Choir, I am sure that we will work together again.
You can catch up on the maestro’s previous update last month in our earlier report.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is expected to launch sometime in 2017 for Nintendo Switch.