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The Arcana: A Mystic Romance is a luxurious interactive visual story that, in part, owes its success to an excellent soundtrack which creates atmosphere of magic and mystery.

The main body of the soundtrack was composed by Kevin Macleod, an American composer and musician. MacLeod has composed over 2,000 pieces of royalty-free library music and made them available under a Creative Commons copyright license. His licensing options allow anyone to use his music for free as long as he receives credit, which has led to his music being used in thousands of films and commercial video games such as The Arcana.

The Water Sleep Audio Group, a record company, who brought the magical menu theme of the Arcana app to life, deserves an honourable mention as well as Keith Holden, Neil Cross, Chad Farran and even Frederic Chopin.

General Soundtrack

No. Composer Title Audio
1 The Water Sleep Audio Group Dream Music and Rain Sounds
2 Keith Holden Memory
3 Neil Cross Magic Hour
4 Chad Farran Manuchi
5 Frederic Chopin Waltz in C Sharp Minor
6 Kevin MacLeod As I Figure
7 Kevin MacLeod Ascending the Vale
8 Kevin MacLeod Bittersweet
9 Kevin MacLeod Black Vortex
10 Kevin MacLeod Crowd Hammer
11 Kevin MacLeod Curse of the Scarab
12 Kevin MacLeod Danse Macabre
13 Kevin MacLeod Danse Macabre (Anxiety Mix)
14 Kevin MacLeod Deep Haze
15 Erik Satie Gymnopedie No. 1
16 Kevin MacLeod Heavy Heart
17 Kevin MacLeod Hidden Past
18 Kevin MacLeod Intrepid (Piano)
19 Kevin MacLeod Lightless Dawn
20 Kevin MacLeod Magic Forest
21 Kevin MacLeod Master Disorder
22 Kevin MacLeod Miri's Magic Dance
23 Kevin MacLeod Mystic Force
24 Kevin MacLeod Relent
25 Kevin MacLeod River of Io
26 Kevin MacLeod Rynos Theme
27 Kevin MacLeod Sardana
28 Kevin MacLeod Sneaky Snitch
29 Kevin MacLeod Tango de Manzana
30 Kevin MacLeod The Complex
31 Kevin MacLeod Vanishing
32 Kevin MacLeod Wounded

Ending Soundtrack

The soundtrack used in the ending chapters differs vastly from the soundtrack used in the rest of the game. To create an unnerving to downright scary atmosphere of the looming end the developers recorded the existing tracks backwards and chose the most menacing and epic compositions out of Kevin MacLeod's library.

No. Composer Title Audio
1 Keith Holden Memory (Bubble)
2 Kevin MacLeod Danse Macabre (Reversed)
3 Kevin MacLeod Final Count
4 Kevin MacLeod Heavy Heart (Bubble)
5 Kevin MacLeod Intrepid (Piano Reversed)
6 Kevin MacLeod Intrepid (Vocals)
7 Kevin MacLeod Master Disorder (Reversed)
8 Kevin MacLeod Miri's Magic Dance (Reversed)
9 Kevin MacLeod River of Io (Reversed)
10 Kevin MacLeod Undaunted