|"Roses of May" from Piano Collections: Final Fantasy IX|
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"Roses of May" is written in D minor, and throughout the piece, the first four notes of the ascending scale (D, E, F, G) are repeated.
Game appearances Edit
IX Being General Beatrix's motif, "Roses of May" can be heard during appearances of her, more specifically when she questions Brahne at the Red Rose after the events at Cleyra, and when Zidane and Baku speak to Beatrix when searching for Garnet at Alexandria.
TFF An original remix of "Roses of May" plays in the Collection section of the Museum, while the original arrangement of "Something to Protect" is playable as a Dark Note and unlockable Battle Music Sequence.
This piano tune plays when General Beatrix saves Dagger in FFIX, expressing the grief of the true knight who realizes her error too late.
Arrangement album appearances Edit
A piano arrangement of "Roses of May" by Shirō Hamaguchi is included on the album as its tenth track.
The album features a classic guitar arrangement of "Rose of May" by Yuji Sekiguchi as its twentieth track.
An 8-bit arrangement of "Roses of May" by Xinon is included in this album as its fifth track.
"Cafe SQ: FINAL FANTASY IX "Rose of May" / Serph" is a song on this arrangement album with music arranged to the theme of music that plays in cafes.
"Roses of May" is the tenth song in this piano arrangement album.
Live performances Edit
A concert recording of "Roses of May" appears on this album.