"Awakening" is a renowned orchestral composition featured in the video game Final Fantasy VI. The song is originally composed in the key of C minor. It was composed by Japanese video game composer Nobuo Uematsu, who is widely recognized for his work in the Final Fantasy series. The music was performed by the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. As a trivia, "Awakening" is often associated with a pivotal moment in the game's storyline and is frequently performed in various Final Fantasy orchestral concerts around the world. The melody of "Awakening" is characterized by its stirring and dramatic tones, combining orchestral instruments to create a powerful and emotional musical experience for players and listeners alike.