Eastern Strange Discourse
Eastern Strange Discourse (東方怪奇談 touhou kaikidan) is a song composed by ZUN for Highly Responsive to Prayers. His comments on the song imply that it was one of the most important songs during the PC-98 era, and is still important to him personally.'
- Debut: 1995 (Highly Responsive to Prayers)
- Group: Group 1 (1995, #1-#15)
- Image: Reimu Hakurei, Ruins of Vina
- 1997/08/15 (1995)
- No comment in game.
- From the Music Room Special
- Comment: "I composed this song for the first game I ever made, so I put quite a bit of thought into it. All the "Touhou OOO"-style game titles also stem from this piece."
- Track 5 is a rearranged version
- No comments related to the song
- The original MIDI file version exists on ZUN's old music website
- Comment: "Thank you for downloading this song.
- This is "Eastern Strange Discourse" from Highly Responsive to Prayers.
- This song is, to me, one of the most historic (well, it's really just old (^^;), so I play it every now and then, such that I've gotten quite used to it.
- But when I tried to arrange it, it was pretty difficult. In reality, it's pretty faithful to the original. The original MIDI version (unreleased), as opposed to the FM version. In those days, I was satisfied with just creating a melody that I thought up, so... (^^;
- This song was also the opportunity for me to start the Touhou Project and stuff. Since I wanted to create a mix of an eastern and western feel in my songs. It fills me with emotion. Seriously. (Well, maybe not the tune itself, but... (^^;)
- Well then, let us meet again in the next song, shall we? ZUN ."
- Track 2 is the rearranged version from Mystic Square
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