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What notation software do you use while streaming revisions?
What notation software was the music initially written in?
Does speaking with fans during the streams motivate/help you?
If the opera ends up not getting permission to be staged, will it be possible to have a soundtrack made?
Has content from any other Zelda game influenced any of the content within the opera?

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Are there any typical opera conventions that you've been hesitant to break?
Are there any typical opera conventions that "convinced" you to alter initial ideas to keep it closer to tradition?
How are the remaining demos coming along, any luck getting new singers?
What other themes won't be found in the opera, or do you want to keep that a secret?
Is there a textbook or other means of self-education you'd recommend for learning orchestral composition?
What are you thoughts on the works of Gilbert & Sullivan?

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In the game, Anju leaves for the ranch if Link doesn't intervene, so will she not be waiting at the inn for Kafei?
Will you sell the score in the future?
Will the Fierce Deity itself show up or get referenced in a way that is symbolic of Termina's memories?
When is the projected release of the makeover of the Mayor's Fugato demo?
Will Lulu appear in the opera where she can talk?

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If Nintendo doesn't allow for a staging, what backup plans do you have?
How does Kafei witness the Monkey's execution if humans aren't allowed in Deku Palace?
Will the Happy Mask Salesman still have a mysterious air, or will he be portrayed more as an advisor to Kafei?
How will Odolwa be represented? Will he just be silhouette?
How do you make the shadow effect of the demos?

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Will there be any intermissions throughout the 3+ hours of the work, and if so, will they be between acts?
Are you Portuguese?
Will Kafei actually be turned into a child by Skull Kid, or will he be an adult all the way through?
If you take it to stage, how long do you think it's going to be until we can see it live?
How did you find so many good singers willing to perform voluntarily in the demos, was it a problem?

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What instruments did you use for the hollow clanging sounds in the Great Bay temple theme in Kafei's Dream?
Will there be an online or DVD version of the opera I can purchase in case I can't make it to a performance?
Why doesn't Kafei just make another Sun Mask if his got stolen?
What other special significance is there in the Sun Mask for Kafei to actually search for Sakon?
Will you portray Skull Kid as a villain, or as a tragic hero?
What happens at the end?

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Why would Zora Hall be problematic for Kafei to access if Zora Cape is accessible by boat?
What is your process involving these demos and a portfolio? Is it a proposal for Nintendo, or a theater?
If this makes it to the stage, will you put it on YouTube, take it to other countries?
What numbers are you looking most forward to presenting, and which are you nervous about?
What went most smoothly in creation, and what was a pain to figure out?
In the demo for Pamela's Arietta, were you the silhouette of her father?

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Did you get perfect take every time, or are there bloopers?
In the demo choirs, many people are in the choir in actuality, and how many virtually?
The abrupt end of the Deku Palace Choir made it seem like censored death; was it?
Will the opera be in chronological order? Because the demos don't seem to be.
Is there talking in opera, or just singing?