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Are you still taking Q&A questions?
Do you plan on making the whole game an opera or just certain songs?
When will the opera be ready?
Did you consider launching a kickstarter project?
I honestly thought this project was dead. Is the revisions chart up to date?

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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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How many costumes do you think it will take for the full opera?
Will we be getting new demos anytime soon?
What is the longest number in the opera?
What is the number with the densest orchestration?
Sharp's Curse, a.k.a. the Melody of Darkness, is it in 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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How many musicians and singers would have to be in the opera?
Are the Milk Bar patrons drunk off of normal milk, milk mixed with alcohol, or alcohol served alongside milk?
Why did you decide to write the opera in English?
Is the Red Sea instrumental going to be a part of the opera, and is anyone going to sing over it?
Do you think Nintendo will approve this project?

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Are you going to release the official version of Stone Tower?
Are there any scenes from the game that were originally going to be in he opera?
Would you add Link to the story if it were the only way to get an official staging of Majora approved?
Who would you consider the most comedic character in the opera?
If Majora is staged, would you be conducting?

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What is exactly is the difference between a prologue and a prelude?
Do you have the Final Hours theme orchestrated yet?
In the Majora's Aria demo, what instruments did you use for the synthetic sounds of Majora's Incarnation?
Where does Kafei's and Anju's love theme come from in the game?
Where did your logo come from?

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Don't some of your answers qualify as spoilers?
Do you have an idea of what the final cast size would be?
Will there be any originals for when/if you've used up all the themes in the game but need more?
How far along have you come in terms of set and costume design?
Are we going into the fisherman's house, or does he have a window?

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What are your general thoughts on traditional musical theater?
How will you get the moon on stage, will it be drawn on the backgrounds, will it be there all the time?
Where will the moon go during indoor scenes?
Why do the Rosa Sisters perform Kamaro's dance in the Clock Town Choir demo if Link is absent?
Are any cues from the Indigo-Gos' music going to appear, or are they too tied with Link?
Will Mikau be alive or dead?

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When and how did you get inspiration to make an opera from the game?
Is the opera going to have spoken dialogue similar to singspiel, or will there only be recitatives between numbers?
Would you call your opera a Gesamtkunstwerk?
Do you by any chance need ocarina players?
What lead you to give the Giant's Lament demo such a big overhaul compared to other demos?
A lot of the Giant's Lament's libretto has changed, but why did "so we roared" become "and we roared"?

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Would you be willing to translate your libretto to Japanese if officially asked to by Nintendo?
In working on the opera, have you discovered a newfound love for any instrument you didn't have before?
What instrument have you enjoyed working with the most?
Will you associate events and characters only to certain themes, or will they be associated to instruments as well?
If the opera gets staged, will it go worldwide, will it visit small countries of the EU that don't usually see this?

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Are you going to have some minor comedy in the opera, or will it just be tragedy?
Can you release the background music from these Q&As?
Will the Final Hours theme by included?
How many Q&As will there be?
Since Kafei isn't turned into a child, does Majora/Skull Kid have an impact on his backstory?
Have Kafei and Majora/Skull Kid met before the start of the first day?

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Are you going to release an instrumental of Majora's Aria?
What are some operas from which you've gained the most inspiration?
What are some of your favorite operas?
Will you have a cameo in the opera?
Aside from Majora's Incarnation, will other Majora fight themes be part of the score?
Will the mini-boss theme be featured at some point?

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Will the beavers and their empty bottle treasure be in the opera?
Will Captain Keeta make an appearance?
Will you make a demo with the Happy Mask Salesman?
Will there be interaction between Kafei and the music box house?
Will you be writing an overture?
Will we ever see that blooper footage you still have?

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Will Sakon be a main character?
Are any tunes from other Zeldas going to make it in?
Do you have any estimate as to when the first draft will be finished?
Are there plans to cast children in the opera?
In the Pamela's Arietta demo, are you that thin or did you use some SFX to do the undead?

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Will the opera be composed entirely of Majora's Mask music, or will it be mixed with original pieces?

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Sakon's theme sounds Middle-Eastern, or Indian, was this intentional?
Will the Deku Princess appear, or will she go unsaved?
In the Giant's Lament, is the Saria's Song / Lost Woods theme the Skull Kid's leitmotif?
Do you plan on going back to work on the score and libretto of the demos?
Why is Captain Viscen a woman?

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Will you be using all three variants of the Clock Town theme?
Will each act have a scene where the Clock Towners sing of their growing fear of the falling moon?
Will the Deku, Zora, and Gorons appear?
Will you include the Moon Children?
Will Ikana Castle and its residents make an appearance, and will they play a big part?
What does Kafei take away from his meeting with the Giant?

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While revising the opera, do you plan to add translation tips, or even a Portuguese version?
Are you going to release many demos?
Are you going to include all of the tracks from the Majora's Mask soundtrack?
Have you considered using Romani and Cremia when everyone takes shelter in the ranch?
What software was used to animate the Deku Palace Choir and the Giant's Lament?