Meta Knight Theme (Kirby Super Star) (Piano Transcription)

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Uploaded on May 6, 2018

It's Meta Knight's battle theme from Kirby Super Star!

...Not Kirby Super Star Ultra (which is why that game is not in the tags)--that one has one more melody note in Bars 18-19, the fast treble figure in Bars 1-4 coming back in Bars 20-23, and a different treble flare in Bar 31. (By the way, I skipped the treble flare in Bar 31 of my transcription because I couldn't make it sound good.)

Ideally, the goal of this transcription is 100% rhythmic accuracy, especially in Bars 24-33. However, I couldn't make a nonuplet that crossed bars, and maybe the current situation in Bars 18-19 is more readable.

By the way, Bars 24-33 were absolutely hellish to transcribe. Getting them 100% melodically accurate was somewhat easy. Getting them 100% rhythmically accurate...I'm still not sure I've done this. If you've found more accurate rhythms for that section, please put that in the comments and I'll correct this!

I also moved the lowest C's in the left hand of Bars 13-18 up an octave and cut off the glissando in Bar 33 just before the last bass note so this transcription would be more playable.

I don't like leaving myself hanging whenever I play or listen to my own transcriptions, so Bars 34-50 are an ending I semi-improvised.

This theme does come back in Kirby: Planet Robobot, but that version comes with an introduction. The Kirby's Epic Yarn version is even more different, and so on...

...and this isn't the only theme that Meta Knight's fought to. Regular boss themes, even King Dedede's theme in Kirby: Squeak Squad (that one I'm not sure why)...and the latest such theme is a remix of the Revenge of Meta Knight ending theme. Hopefully that remix doesn't replace this theme permanently.

Oh well, as a boss, at least he hasn't had the embarrassment of fighting to his opponents' themes...yet.

"All Rights Reserved" are on all my transcriptions because the pieces' melodies are not by me. All I do is transcribe them.

Meta Knight Kirby Super Star Transcription Piano Transcription Vs. Meta Knight Battle With Meta Knight

Pages 4
Duration 02:16
Measures 50
Key signature 3 flats
Parts 1
Part names Piano
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9 notes in the space of 8. In this case, 9 16th notes in the space of 8. The 6:5 part (6 quarter notes in the space of 5) is pretty difficult, too.
I don't know the original but this was fun.
Another amazing score from Dekkadeci! The amazing accuracy of your transcriptions constantly inspires me to strive for the same accuracy. This though... this is insanity. I believe this is more difficult to play (and arrange) than Jesters MEGALOVANIA!
Yup, Megalovania is easy to play compared to this. I haven't practiced this piece that much, but I generally have to fake Bars 24-33 every time. The rest is actually manageable in comparison, I've found...but dang is Dark Meta Knight's theme the easiest knight theme in the Kirby series to play.