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Symphonic Suite Dragon Quest III or Symphonic Suite Dragon Quest III: Into the Legend (交響組曲 「ドラゴンクエストIII」 そして伝説へ…) is an album with a symphonic version of the soundtrack for Dragon Quest III, composed and arranged by Koichi Sugiyama, and performed by the NHK Symphony Orchestra as well the original Famicom soundtrack arranged by Koichi Nakamura.

The CD album was originally released on 7 March 1988 by Apollon Music Industrial Corp, catalog number BY30-5181 and JAN 4988015012842. It album was also released with an alternate vinyl printing, catalog number AY30·1~2 and JAN 4988015012835, in which the original soundtrack is in the second disc, and a cassette tape, catalog number KLA-1567 and JAN 4988015012828.

This album should not be confused with the homonymous album performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the one performed by the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.

While this album has not been reprinted in its original form, the symphonic tracks were re-released in 2001 in the similarly named album Symphonic Suite Dragon Quest III + Original Game Music published by SME Visual Works, which contains the original Game Boy Color game soundtrack instead of the Famicom one, and in the 2009 album of the same name, published by King Records.


Orchestra version
  1. "Roto" (ロトのテーマ); 1:49
  2. "Rondo" (王宮のロンド); 2:55
  3. "Around the World" (世界をまわる (街~ジパング~ピラミッド~村)); 7:09
  4. "Adventure" (冒険の旅); 3:13
  5. "Dungeon ~ Tower ~ The Phantom Ship" (ダンジョン~塔~幽霊船); 5:38
  6. "Requiem ~ Small Shrine" (鎮魂歌~ほこら); 2:54
  7. "Sail on the Sea" (海を越えて); 3:01
  8. "Flying in the Sky" (おおぞらを とぶ); 2:36
  9. "Fighting Spirits" (戦闘のテーマ~アレフガルドにて~勇者の挑戦); 5:35
  10. "Into the Legend" (そして伝説へ・・・); 3:10
    Original version
  11. "Dragon Quest III Game Original Sound Story" (ドラゴンクエストIII ゲームオリジナルサウンドストーリー); 29:39



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