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There have been two different releases of the original soundtracks of Final Fantasy III, corresponding to the original NES release and to the release of the DS version of Final Fantasy III.

The music of Final Fantasy III was Nobuo Uematsu's twenty-first collaboration to the video game industry.

Final Fantasy III: Original Sound Version Edit

Final Fantasy III: Original Sound Version is the complete soundtrack of the original NES version. It was not the game's first compilation album, having been released a year after the arranged album Final Fantasy III: Eternal Legend of the Wind.

The NES version never made it to western shores, and it was not until the DS version the soundtrack was widely distributed in America and the rest of the world.

Track list Edit

  1. "Prelude" (プレリュード, Pureryūdo?) - 0:49
  2. "Crystal Cave" (クリスタルのある洞窟, Kurisutaru no aru Dōkutsu?, lit. Cave Where the Crystal Is) - 1:40
    Played as the background themes for dungeons where Crystals reside.
  3. "Battle 1 - (Fanfare)" (バトル1~ファンファーレ~, Batoru 1 ~Fanfāre~?) - 1:53
  4. "Crystal Room" (クリスタルルーム, Kurisutaru Rūmu?) - 0:29
    Plays during the Wind Crystal Room sequence.
  5. "Opening Theme" - 1:27
  6. "My Home Town" (故郷の街ウル, Furusato no Machi Uru?, lit. Hometown Ur) - 1:44
    The town theme of Final Fantasy III. Played in all Floating Continent towns other than Tozus and Gysahl.
  7. "Eternal Wind" (悠久の風, Yūkyū no Kaze?) - 2:07
  8. "Jinn, the Fire" (ジンの呪い-, Jin no Noroi?, lit. Djinn's Curse) - 1:15
    Played in Kazus and Castle Sasune while they are under the Djinn's curse.
  9. "The Dungeon" (ダンジョン, Danjon?) - 1:07
    The dungeon theme.
  10. "Return of the Warrior" (勇者の帰還, Yūsha no Kikan?, lit. Return of the Hero) - 1:03
    Played at Kazus and Castle Sasune after defeating the Djinn, and played at Saronia after defeating Gigameth. Featured in Theatrhythm Final Fantasy as a result screen theme.
  11. "The Way to the Top" (山頂への道, Sanchō e no Michi?) - 0:42
    Played at Dragon's Peak and whenever the party walks around the Invincible.
  12. "Cute Little Tozas" (小人の村トーザス, Kobito no Mura Tōzasu?, lit. Village of Gnomes, Tozas) - 1:00
    Played whenever the player visits Tozus.
  13. "Shrine of Nept" (ネプト寝殿, Neputo Shinden?) - 0:58
    The eponymous theme of the location.
  14. "Sailing Enterprise" (エンタープライズ海を行く, Entāpuraizu Umi o Yuku?, lit. Enterprise Sails the Ocean) - 1:02
    Played when navigating through the seas of the Floating Continent aboard the Enterprise.
  15. "Living Forest" (生きている森, Ikiteiru Mori?) - 0:44
    The eponymous theme of the location.
  16. "Time Remains" (古代人の村, Kodaijin no Mura?, lit. Village of the Ancients) - 1:45
    Played when visiting the Village of the Ancients.
  17. "Chocobos!" (チョコボのテーマ, Chokobo no Tēma?, lit. Chocobo's Theme) - 0:38
  18. "Big Chocobo!" (でぶチョコボあらわる, Debu Chokobo Arawaru?, lit. Fat Chocobo Uncovered) - 0:29
    Played whenever sighting a Fat Chocobo, regardless of the theme played before.
  19. "Tower of Owen" (オーエンの塔, Ōen no Tō?) - 1:05
    Eponymous theme of the dungeon.
  20. "Vegies of Geasal" (ギサールの野菜, Gisāru no Yasai?, lit. Gysahl Greens) - 0:45
    Gysahl's theme
  21. "Castle of Hain" (ハインの城, Hain no Shiro?) - 1:22
    Played when crawling through Hein's Castle.
  22. "Battle 2" (バトル2, Battle 2?) - 1:40
    The boss battle theme.
  23. "The Requiem" (レクイエム, Rekuiemu?) - 0:38
    The Game Over theme.
  24. "Go Above the Clouds!" (エンタープライズ空を飛ぶ, Entāpuraizu Sora o Tobu?, lit. The Enterprise Flies Through the Sky) - 0:44
    Played when flying the airships Enterprise and Nautilus.
  25. "The Boundless Ocean" (果てしなき大海原, Hateshinaki Ōunabara?, lit. The Endless Ocean) - 1:18
    Played when first navigating through the oceans of the World Map before fighting Kraken. It was included as a vocal arrangement in the music album Final Fantasy: Pray, performed by Risa Ohki.
  26. "Elia, the Maiden of Water" (水の巫子エリア, Mizu no Miko Eria?) - 1:21
    Aria Benett's theme.
  27. "Town of Water" (アムルの街, Amuru no Machi?, lit. Town of Amur) - 1:07
    Theme played in Amur.
  28. "Let's Play the Piano!" (ピアノのおけいこ1, Piano no Okeiko 1?, lit. Piano Practice 1) - 0:11
  29. "Let's Play the Piano Again!" (ピアノのおけいこ2, Piano no Okeiko 2?, lit. Piano Practice 2) - 0:06
  30. "Swift Twist" (スイフト・ツイスト, Suifuto Tsuisuto?) - 0:38
  31. "Good Ol' Fellows" (4人組じいさんのテーマ, Yonin-gumi Jīsan no Tēma?, lit. Theme of the Four Old Guys) - 0:34
    The Four Old Men's theme.
  32. "In the Covert Town" (隠れ村ファルガバード, Kakuremura Farugabādo?, lit. Hidden Town of Falgabard) - 1:01
    Falgabard's theme.
  33. "Salonia" (巨大都市サロニア, Kyodai Toshi Saronia?, lit. Giant Metropolis Salonia) - 1:40
    Eponymous theme of the location.
  34. "Deep Under the Water" (潜水艇ノーチラス, Sensuikan Nōchirasu?, lit. The Submarine Nautilus) - 1:53
    Played while navigating the submerged Nautilus.
  35. "Beneath the Horizon" (海底寝殿, Kaitei Shinden?, lit. Undersea Shrine)- 1:26
  36. "Let Me Know the Truth" (ドーガとウネの館, Dōga to Une no Kan?, lit. Doga and Une's Home) - 0:56
    Played at Unei's Shrine, Doga's Manor and Doga's Grotto.
  37. "Lute of Noah" (ノアのリュート, Noa no Ryūto?) - 0:20
    Played when the item is used.
  38. "Good Morning!" (ウネの体操, Une no Taisō?, lit. Une's Morning Exercise) - 0:30
    Played on a cutscene involving Unei at Unei's Shrine.
  39. "The Invincible" (巨大戦艦インビンシブル, Kyodai Senkan Inbinshiburu?, lit. Giant Battleship Invincible) - 1:25
    Played when flying the Invincible.
  40. "Forbidden Land" (禁断の地エウレカ, Kindan no Chi Eureka?, lit. Forbidden Land Eureka) - 0:49
    Eureka's theme.
  41. "The Crystal Tower" (クリスタルタワー, Kurisutaru Tawā?) - 1:14
    Eponymous theme of the dungeon.
  42. "The Dark Crystals" (闇のクリスタル, Yami no Kurisutaru?) - 1:43
    Mysterious theme of the World of Darkness
  43. "This is the Last Battle" (最後の死闘, Saigo no Shitō?, lit. Final Struggle to the Death) - 2:22
    Played on both occasions when the party meets the Cloud of Darkness.
  44. "The Everlasting World" (エンディングテーマ, Endingu Tēma?, lit. Ending Theme) - 6:44

Final Fantasy III: Original Soundtrack Edit

Final Fantasy III: Original Soundtrack is the complete soundtrack of the Nintendo DS version of Final Fantasy III. Also included in this album is a DVD containing the game's opening FMV sequence, a promotion video made for the game, and an interview with the game's staff. The album also contains arranged tracks not played in the game and songs that were not included on the NES version soundtrack.

Track list Edit

  1. "Zephyr Memories - Legend of the Eternal Wind" (風の追憶 ~悠久の風伝説~, Kaze no Kioku ~Yūkyū no Kaze Densetsu~?, lit. Memory of the Wind ~Legend of the Eternal Wind~) - 3:01
  2. "The Prelude" (プレリュード, Pureryūdo?) - 0:56
  3. "The Altar Cave" (クリスタルのある洞窟, Kurisutaru no aru Dōkutsu?) - 1:13
  4. "Battle 1" (バトル1, Batoru 1?) - 1:32
  5. "Fanfare" (勝利, Shori?) - 0:32
  6. "Room of the Crystal" (クリスタルルーム, Kurisutaru Rūmu?) - 0:31
  7. "Opening Theme" (オープニング・テーマ, Ōpuningu Teema?) - 1:52
  8. "The Village of Ur" (故郷の街ウル, Furusato no Machi Uru?) - 1:29
  9. "Eternal Wind" (悠久の風, Yūkyū no Kaze?) - 1:41
  10. "The Djinn's Curse" (ジンの呪い, Jin no Noroi?) - 1:10
  11. "Dungeons" (ダンジョン, Danjon?) - 0:55
  12. "Return of the Warriors" (勇者の帰還, Yūsha no Kikan?) - 0:53
  13. "To the Mountain Top" (山頂への道, Sanchō e no Michi?) - 1:28
  14. "Tozus" (トーザス, Tōzasu?) - 1:01
  15. "The Nepto Shrine" (ネプト神殿, Neputo Shinden?) - 0:51
  16. "Voyage of the Enterprise" (エンタープライズ海を行く, Entāpuraizu Umi o Yuku?) - 1:15
  17. "The Living Forest" (生きている森, Ikiteiru Mori?) - 0:55
  18. "The Ancients" (古代人の村, Kodaijin no Mura?) - 1:51
  19. "Chocobos!" (チョコボのテーマ, Chokobo no Tēma?) - 0:45
  20. "Fat Chocobo!" (でぶチョコボあらわる, Debu Chokobo Arawaru?) - 1:54
  21. "The Tower of Owen" (オーエンの塔, Ōen no Tō?) - 0:52
  22. "Gysahl Greens" (ギサールの野菜, Gisāru no Yasai?) - 0:37
  23. "Castle Hein" (ハインの城, Hain no Shiro?) - 1:13
  24. "Thrilling Tune 1" (危険なショートミュージック1, Dangerous Short Music 1?) - 0:35
  25. "Thrilling Tune 2" (危険なショートミュージック2, Dangerous Short Music 2?) - 0:33
  26. "Thrilling Tune 3" (危険なショートミュージック3, Dangerous Short Music 3?) - 0:23
  27. "Battle 2" (バトル2, Batoru 2?) - 1:44
  28. "Requiem" (レクイエム, Rekuiemu?) - 0:34
  29. "Flight of the Enterprise" (エンタープライズ空を飛ぶ, Entāpuraizu Sora o Tobu?) - 1:10
  30. "The Boundless Ocean" (果てしなき大海原, Hateshinaki Ōunabara?) - 1:22
  31. "Priestess Aria" (水の巫女エリア, Mizu no Miko Eria?) - 2:05
  32. "Amur" (アムルの街, Amuru no Machi?) - 1:25
  33. "Let's Play the Piano!" (ピアノのおけいこ1, Piano no Okeiko 1?) - 0:12
  34. "Let's Play the Piano Again!" (ピアノのおけいこ2, Piano no Okeiko 2?) - 0:07
  35. "Swift Twist" (スイフト・ツイスト, Suifuto・Tsuisuto?) - 0:35
  36. "Night at the Inn" (宿屋で寝る, Yadoya de Neru?, lit. Rest at the Inn) - 0:09
  37. "Join the Party!" (仲間を加える, Nakama wo Kuwaeru?, lit. A Comrade Joins) - 0:09
  38. "Farewell" (仲間との別れ, Nakama to no Wakare?, lit. A Comrade Leaves) - 0:09
  39. "The Dancer" (踊り子のダンス, Odoriko no Dansu?, lit. A Dancer's Dance) - 0:16
  40. "Treasure!" (アイテムゲット, Aitemu Getto?, lit. Item Get) - 0:07
  41. "Garuda's Fall" (ガルーダ撃破, Garūda Gekiha?) - 0:10
  42. "The 4 Old Men" (4人組じいさんのテーマ, Yonin-gumi Jīsan no Tēma?) - 0:50
  43. "In the Covert Town" (隠れ村ファルガバード, Kakuremura Farugabādo?) - 1:24
  44. "Saronia" (巨大都市サロニア, Kyodai Toshi Saronia?) - 1:05
  45. "The Nautilus" (潜水艦ノーチラス, Sensuikan Nōchirasu?) - 1:18
  46. "Sunken Temple" (海底神殿, Kaitei Shinden?) - 1:09
  47. "Doga and Unei" (ドーガとウネの館, Dōga to Une no Kan?) - 1:05
  48. "Noah's Lute" (ノアのリュート, Noa no Ryūto?) - 0:36
  49. "Good Morning!" (ウネの体操, Une no Taisō?) - 0:31
  50. "The Invincible" (巨大戦艦インビンシブル, Kyodai Senkan Inbinshiburu?) - 0:55
  51. "The Forbidden Land, Eureka" (禁断の地エウレカ, Kindan no Chi Eureka?) - 1:15
  52. "The Crystal Tower" (クリスタルタワー, Kurisutaru Tawā?) - 1:05
  53. "The Dark Crystals" (闇のクリスタル, Yami no Kurisutaru?) - 1:03
  54. "Last Battle -1-" (最後の死闘-1-, Saigo no Shitō -1-?, lit. Final Struggle to the Death -1-) - 0:37
  55. "Last Battle -2-" (最後の死闘-2-, Saigo no Shitō -2-?, lit. Final Struggle to the Death -2-) - 0:25
  56. "Last Battle -3-" (最後の死闘-3-, Saigo no Shitō -3-?, lit. Final Struggle to the Death -3-) - 1:22
  57. "Everlasting World -1-" (エンディング・テーマ-1-, Endingu Teema -1-?, lit. Ending Theme -1-) - 1:24
  58. "Everlasting World -2-" (エンディング・テーマ-2-, Endingu Teema -2-?, lit. Ending Theme -2-) - 2:50
  59. "Everlasting World -3-" (エンディング・テーマ-3-, Endingu Teema -3-?, lit. Ending Theme -3-) - 3:44
  60. "Eternal Wind -.333 mix-" (悠久の風 -.333 mix-, Yūkyū no Kaze -.333 mix-?) - 3:36
  61. "This Is the Last Battle - The Black Mages Version" (最後の死闘 -THE BLACK MAGES Ver.-, Final Struggle to the Death -THE BLACK MAGES Ver.-?) - 4:55

Music samples Edit

"Elia, the Maiden of Water"
FFIII - Elia the Maiden of Water
"Battle to the Death -3-"
Kurayaminokumo (FF3)

Sheet music Edit

FFIII OST Piano Solo

Book cover.

Final Fantasy III Original Soundtrack Piano Solo Sheet Music, published by DOREMI Music Publishing, contains solo piano arrangements for all the music on the Nintendo DS version of the Final Fantasy III: Original Soundtrack. The compilation book Final Fantasy I-II-III All Songs Collection contains piano arrangements for the three first games in the Final Fantasy series.

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