"The Rebel Army" (反乱軍のテーマ, Hanrangun no Tēma?, lit. Rebel Army Theme), also known as "Rebel Army Theme", is an iconic theme from Final Fantasy II. It was composed by Nobuo Uematsu. It is a counterpart to the "The Imperial Army": where this theme is the leitmotif of the protagonists' party, the other is the motif for the antagonists.
- 1 Game appearances
- 2 Arrangement album appearances
- 3 Live orchestra performances
- 4 Compilation album appearances
- 5 External links
Game appearances[edit | edit source]
Dissidia Final Fantasy (2008)[edit | edit source]
The Dissidia arrangement appears and can be bought for 150 PP from the PP Catalog, and is available from the start.
It is used for battles including Firion or the Emperor, or any battle with Pandaemonium as the arena.
A new rock/metal arrangement and the original from Final Fantasy II appear. The new arrangement is a default theme, while the original NES version can be bought from the shop for 3,600 gil.
"The Rebel Army" appears as the representative Final Fantasy II Event Music Sequence theme for the Series play mode.
The theme appears on the Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Compilation Album.
"The Rebel Army" is a Battle Music Sequence. It is included on the Best of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call album.
"The Rebel Army" is a BMS song that is available to the player by default.
Arrangement album appearances[edit | edit source]
"The Rebel Army" concluded the Symphonic Suite Final Fantasy, performed by the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Katsuhisa Hattori on the 20th of May of 1994.
A classic guitar arrangement of theme "Rebel Army Theme" is appears. It is the fourth track of the album.
A piano arranged version of the theme appears. It was arranged by Hiroyuki Nakayama and is the seventh track of the album.
Live orchestra performances[edit | edit source]
The "The Rebel Army" was the final theme played in the Final Fantasy - Final Fantasy III medley, performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra at the Tokyo International Forum on February 20th, 2002. The medley is the fifth song of the line-up and the fifth track of the concerts' recording.
The orchestral medley of Final Fantasy to Final Fantasy III music from 20020220 was part of the performances of this concert tour throughout the USA in 2005. It was the eleventh song of the line-up.
The 2002 medley of Final Fantasy to Final Fantasy III music, which included "The Rebel Army", was included in the first Distant Worlds concert tour.
It is the seventh song of the concert's line-up and the seventh track of the concert's recording at the Stockholm Concert Hall in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 4th, 2007.
An adaptation of 20020220's medley titled "FINAL FANTASY I-III Medley 2010" was included in this concert conducted by Arnie Roth and performed by the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra is present on the third Distant Worlds album. It was originally performed in Tokyo in November 2010.
A live recording of "The Rebel Army" from at the London premiere of the concert of the same name on February 15, 2014, conducted by Arnie Roth, is included on this album.
Compilation album appearances[edit | edit source]
"SCENE VII" from Symphonic Suite Final Fantasy was included in this album as its fourteenth track.
"Rebel Army Theme" was released as the sixteenth track of this collection of themes present n the Dear Friends -Music from Final Fantasy- concert tour.
"Rebel Army Theme" is included on the first disc of this collector's edition set.