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Hot on the heels from the release of their initial album Resurrection of the Night, game composer group Materia Collective are looking to up the ante with their next album by including live recordings from a full orchestral ensemble, as well as a professional choir.
The follow-up album is also focused on the legendary game Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, and it’s subtitled Alucard’s Elegy.
Materia Collective notes the original album is but a teaser for what to expect in the new album, and that the first volume of it will be released next month to backers of the Alucard’s Album tier – the second volume will come afterwards.
“The music from Richter’s castle has been laid before you with Resurrection of the Night,” said arranger and producer Wayne Strange. “We intend to delve deeper into the anguish that Alucard must endure with Alucard’s Elegy. Because we are moving into more story-driven material we would like to make this experience a truly authentic one. That means hiring a professional choir, and, if our dreams are fully realized, a symphony orchestra. But enough talk, have at you!”
The team is hoping to raise $30,000 in funding to get a full choral recording, with a full orchestral recording at $100,000. You can find the album’s Kickstarter here.