Laurence Manning started playing the piano at the age of three, and she began playing games almost at the same time. Listening to familiar themes from Kirby, The Legend of Zelda and Golden Suninspired her to create classical-inspired arrangements for the piano and launch a Kickstarter campaign to record an album of beloved melodies!
In addition to creating arrangements of her favorite game themes, Laurence has also composed some game-inspired music, including a Medieval Fantasy. She hopes to one day write music for games.
The campaign is going so well, Laurence has added some stretch goals, including live Twitch streams in which she'll perform, and take questions and requests from viewers.
Once the Kickstarter has finished, and the album released, Laurence says she'd love to take her arrangements on tour in Canada, France and the United States!
All tracks arranged and performed by Laurence Manning
Koji Kondo: Zelda, A Link to the Past: Great Fairy Fountain
Koji Kondo: Legend of Zelda, Ocarina of Time: Gerudo Valley
Jun Ishikawa: Kirby: Gourmet Race
Motoi Sakuraba: Golden Sun: Vale
Laurence Manning: Medieval Fantasy
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Thanks to Dick Roberts for production assistance