The Four Seasons

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The Four Seasons
Composer Antonio Vivaldi
Released 1725-??-??

The Four Seasons consists of four violin concertos by Antonio Vivaldi. They were composed in 1723, and first published in 1725. The set is Vivaldi's best-known work, and is among the most popular pieces of Baroque music. The texture of each concerto is varied, each resembling its respective season. For example, "Winter" is peppered with silvery staccato notes from the high strings, calling to mind icy rain, whereas "Summer" evokes a thunderstorm in its final movement, which is why the movement is often dubbed "Storm."

Each concertos is broken up into three movements shown below:

  1. Allegro
  2. Largo
  3. Allegro Pastorale
  1. Allegro Non Molto
  2. Adagio e Piano - Presto e Forte
  3. Presto
  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio Molto
  3. Allegro
  1. Allegro Non Molto
  2. Largo
  3. Allegro

Games

Windows 3 (DOS)

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Windows 3 (DOS)
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Arranger Passport Designs
Released 1991-07-26
Length 1:28
Format MIDI

The Spring music appears only in Windows 3 with Multimedia Extensions edition.

MIDI file SEASONS.MID is located at C:\MWINDOWS\MMDATA\ directory.

Crash 'N the Boys: Street Challenge (NES)

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Crash 'N the Boys: Street Challenge (NES)
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Arranger Kazuo Sawa, Michiya Hirasawa
Released 1992-06-26
Length 0:21
Format NSF

Short version is used of the story. The song is track 3 in the NSF file.

beatmania IIDX 5th style (PS2)

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beatmania IIDX 5th style (PS2)
Arranger Takayuki Ishikawa
Released 2001-03-27
Format UNK
V is a remix of First Movement of Winter.

Dance Dance Revolution Extreme (PS2)

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Dance Dance Revolution Extreme (PS2)
Arranger Takayuki Ishikawa
Released 2002-12-25
Length 1:47
Format UNK
V ~for EXTREME~ is a remix of First Movement of Winter. It is a slightly re-arranged and shorter version of V, which previously appeared in beatmania IIDX 5th style.

pop'n music 16 PARTY♪ (ARC)

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pop'n music 16 PARTY♪ (ARC)
Arranger Takayuki Ishikawa
Released 2008-03-24
Format UNK
V is a remix of First Movement of Winter. It sounds exactly the same as the version previously used in beatmania IIDX 5th style.

beatmania IIDX 16 EMPRESS (ARC)

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beatmania IIDX 16 EMPRESS (ARC)
Arranger Takayuki Ishikawa
Released 2008-03-24
Format UNK
V₂ is a remix of First Movement of Winter. It is a game-size edit of the song V -conclusion- that appears on Takayuki Ishikawa's first album, memories. V -conclusion- is a rearranged long version of the same V that previously debuted in beatmania IIDX 5th style.

jubeat saucer (ARC)

V is a remix of First Movement of Winter. It sounds exactly the same as the version previously used in beatmania IIDX 5th style. As of the release of jubeat prop, V has the second highest number of notes in an EXTREME chart on the arcade jubeat games, only beaten out by Dopamine by Yuichi Asami.

beatmania IIDX 22 PENDUAL (ARC)

TIEFSEE, a song originally released on the album Zan by SOUND HOLIC, has a piano section towards the middle of the song that is an excerpt of the First Movement of Winter. The use of this excerpt is probably a reference to V from beatmania IIDX 5th style (ARC), a remix of the First Movement of Winter done by Takayuki Ishikawa, who worked on TIEFSEE.

This song was made playable on beatmania IIDX 22 PENDUAL (ARC) and Sound Voltex III Gravity Wars (ARC) on January 21st, 2015.

Sound Voltex III Gravity Wars (ARC)

TIEFSEE, a song originally released on the album Zan by SOUND HOLIC, has a piano section towards the middle of the song that is an excerpt of the First Movement of Winter. The use of this excerpt is probably a reference to V from beatmania IIDX 5th style (ARC), a remix of the First Movement of Winter done by Takayuki Ishikawa, who worked on TIEFSEE. The SOUND VOLTEX version of the song has a longer intro than the IIDX version.

This song was made playable on beatmania IIDX 22 PENDUAL (ARC) and Sound Voltex III Gravity Wars (ARC) on January 21st, 2015.

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