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Captain Hook's Pirate Ship

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Kingdom Hearts
Captain Hook's Pirate Ship
this is just for testing purpose
Artist Yoko Shimomura
Composer Yoko Shimomura
Length 2:06
Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories
Captain Hook's Pirate Ship
this is just for testing purpose
Artist Yoko Shimomura
Composer Yoko Shimomura
Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories
Captain Hook's Pirate Ship
this is just for testing purpose
Artist Yoko Shimomura
Composer Yoko Shimomura
Length 2:16
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX
Captain Hook's Pirate Ship
this is just for testing purpose
Artist Yoko Shimomura
Composer Yoko Shimomura
Length 2:06

"Captain Hook's Pirate Ship" is a musical composition by Yoko Shimomura that appears in the Kingdom Hearts series. It is one of the field themes of Neverland.

Appearances[edit]

"Captain Hook's Pirate Ship" is the field theme of Neverland in Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories.

Kingdom Hearts[edit]

  • Neverland: "Anyone Can Fly", "Wendy"

Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories[edit]

Sora's Story[edit]

  • Neverland: Opening, Key of Beginnings, Key of Guidance

Composition[edit]

"Captain Hook's Pirate Ship" is approximately two minutes and six seconds long in Kingdom Hearts and the HD remake of Kingdom Hearts Final Mix. In Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories, the piece is slightly extended to two minutes and sixteen seconds. Regardless of the game, the piece has a time signature of 4/4, and a tempo of 96 beats per minute.

For instrumentation, each version uses the same instruments, though for games not in the HD remakes, some voices are covered through electronic means- such as synthesizer. In general, the instrumentation includes: a complete strings section- violin, viola, cello, and stringed bass, oboe, bassoon, contrabassoon, xylophone, marimba, suspended cymbal, crash cymbal, triangle, shaker, timpani, and piano.

What sets this piece apart from other tracks in the soundtracks is the favoring of double reed instruments- such as the bassoon and contrabassoon- and lower voices of the orchestra- such as the cello, stringed bass, bassoon, and contrabassoon. The natural use of the double reed instruments in particular give the piece a more "reedy" or "woody" sound while still providing the desired lower-pitched tones. The use of auxiliary percussion instruments provide a lighter texture to the otherwise heavy atmosphere. While the lower voiced instruments persist with the melody, a layer of violins simultaneously play this melody an octave higher. Interrupting the main melody is the oboe, timpani, and other mid- and higher- voices of the orchestra.

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