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Composer Jean-Philippe Rameau
Released 1724-??-??
Title Origin Official

Tambourin is part of the book Pièces de Clavessin (old French for Harpsichord Pieces) and later of Suite in E minor, RCT 2.


The score is in E minor and 4/4.


Avoid the Noid (DOS)

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Avoid the Noid (DOS)
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Output - PC Speaker.svg
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Arranger Unknown
Programmer Unknown
Released 1989-??-?? (OPL2), 1990-01-??
Length 0:59.74 (OPL2), 0:22.68 (PC Speaker)
BPM 251 (OPL2), 273 (PC Speaker)
Format UNK
Loops Yes

When you ascend from floor 24 to 25, or descend from floor 28 to 27, Tambourin loops. It pauses as the close-up Noid appears, and restarts (version 1.0) or resumes (version 1.1) as the floors reappear.

On the OPL2 sound chip, the treble track plays on Ad Lib's ORGAN1 instrument at 84% volume, and the 3 bass tracks on their PIANO1 at 75%. This was recorded from the game on a real Pentium 60 MHz with a Sound Blaster 16 CT1740.

For the monophonic PC Speaker, only the treble was typed, and only up to the 2nd reprise. It is a bit faulty, since after the 1st reprise, the last note in 5 bars is repeated. The gamer can toggle between legato and staccato, and both were recorded using a microphone.