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    | Castlevania: Circle of the Moon                      |
    | For the Nintendo Gameboy Advance                     |
    | Music FAQ                                            |
    | By Meowthnum1 (meowthnum1 [at] meowthnum1 [dot] com) |
    | Version 5.0                                          |
    | Last Updated on 4-03-03                              |
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    Table of Contents
    
    I. Introduction
         1.01: Table of Contents
         1.02: Introduction
         1.03: Dedication
    II. Music
         a. Opening
         b. Menu
         c. Catacombs
         d. Abyss Stairway
         e. Audience Room
         f. Triumph Hallway
         g. Outer wall
         h. Machine Tower
         i. Eternal Corridor
         j. Chapel Tower
         k. Underground Gallery
         l. Underground Warehouse
         m. Underground Waterway
         n. Observation Tower
         o. Ceremonial Room
         p. Bosses I-IV
         q. Bosses V-VI
         r. Dracula
         s. Ending
    III. Last Words
         3.01: Copyright Information
         3.02: Revision History
         3.03: Credits
         3.04: Bai.
    
    
    
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                                 I. Introduction
    
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    | 1.01: Table of Contents |
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    Up there.  So why do I continue to do this?  Because...SOME PEOPLE...
    
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    | 1.02: Introduction |
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    Circle of the Moon was one of the initial release games for Nintendo's new
    Gameboy Advance, the fourth Gameboy system (Gameboy, Gameboy Pocket, Gameboy
    Color) in the Nintendo line.  And now they're doing SP.  Blah.  Anyway, one
    outstanding feature of all of the Castlevania games has been its music.  Even
    if it is repeated songs from other games, there's that old saying...what is
    it... "If it's not broke, don't fix it?"  Maybe it's just a southern saying =P.
    Anyway.  The music has titles (SO unlike other music), and this is to help you,
    for whatever reason, remember them.
    
    This guide has a different format than my others, as it'd make no sense to
    create a whole new section for each piece.
    
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    | 1.03: Dedication |
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    I'm going to dedicate this to Zoop Soul/NOVA.  Even though he and I have hardly
    exchanged two words on AIM [I've added him to my closed list (though he doesn't
    realize it)], he's still a cool guy, and this guide, as previously stated, is
    dedicated to him.
    
    Also Dave Barry, if you know who he is.  Funny guy who writes for the Miami
    Herald, and has a few funny books, the best of which is "Dave Barry Hits Below
    the Beltway."  I recommend it.
    
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                                  II. Music
    
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    ===============================================================================
    Name of song: "Introduction"
    Area played in: "The Opening Sequence"
    Previous game(s): Castlevania 64
    Extra notes: It isn't the WHOLE "introduction" piece, but about the first 20   
                  seconds of it.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "A Vision of Dark Secrets"
    Area played in: "The Opening Sequence"
    Previous game(s): Castlevania: Bloodlines
    Extra Notes: The second part of the "Introduction" song.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Requiem"
    Area played in: Menu
    Previous game(s): Dracula X, Dracula X: Rondo of Blood
    Extra Notes: None.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Inversion"
    Area played in: When Hugh and Nathan are falling to the Catacombs.
    Previous game(s): None.
    Extra Notes: None.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Catacombs"
    Area played in: The Catacombs
    Previous game(s): none
    Extra notes: This is one of the brand new pieces of music for the
                 Castlevania series.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "The Sinking Old Sanctuary"
    Area played in: The Abyss Stairway
    Previous game(s): Castlevania: Bloodlines, Legacy of Darkness
    Extra notes: If this song weren't played so much, you would like it more.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "The Sinking Old Sanctuary"
    Area played in: Audience Room
    Previous game(s): Castlevania: Bloodlines, Legacy of Darkness
    Extra notes: If this song weren't played so much, you would like it more.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "The Sinking Old Sanctuary"
    Area played in: Triumph Hallway
    Previous game(s): Castlevania: Bloodlines, Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness
    Extra notes: If this song weren't played so much, you would like it more.  You
                 think _I'M_ getting monotonous, the song is just getting plain
                 annoying.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "The Sinking Old Sanctuary"
    Area played in: Outer Wall
    Previous game(s): Castlevania: Bloodlines, Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness
    Extra notes: If this song weren't played so much, you would like it more.  It
                 almost grows on you...
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Remix of Clockwork:
    Area played in: Machine Tower
    Original song: Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
    Extra notes: A serious wave of nostalgia sweeps over you, if you've played
                 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Fate to Despair"
    Area played in: Eternal Corridor
    Previous game(s): none
    Extra notes: This is an original piece of music.  And it's *gasp* NOT THE
                 STINKING OLD SANCTUARY!
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    Name of song: "Fate to Despair"
    Area played in: Chapel Tower
    Previous game(s): none
    Extra notes: This is an original piece of music.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Aquarius"
    Area played in: Underground Gallery
    Previous game(s): Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
    Extra notes: In case you haven't been able to tell yet, a lot of this music
                 comes from Castlevania III.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Clockwork Mansion"
    Area played in: Underground Warehouse
    Previous game(s): Super Castlevania IV
    Extra notes: Hah.  And it's NOT Dracula's Curse.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Nightmare"
    Area played in: Underground Waterway
    Previous game(s): Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
    Extra notes: Surprise, surprise.  Guess where this comes from.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Vampire Killer"
    Area played in: Observation Tower
    Previous game(s): Castlevania, Bloodlines, Dracula X, Castlevania Legends.
    Extra notes: This is the most widely known Castlevania song.
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    Name of song: "The Sinking Old Sanctuary"
    Area played in: Ceremonial Room
    Previous games: Castlevania Bloodlines, Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness.
    Extra notes: Are you tired of hearing this yet?  OK, now this is just PLAIN
    ANNOYING.
    
    From Allies ra2(Zelink@bellsouth.net)
    
    "I wouldn't want to go in THAT sanctuary..."
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Shudder"
    Area played in: Bosses 1-4 (Cerberus, Necromancer, Iron Golem, and Adramelech)
    Previous game(s): Castlevania 64
    Extra notes: Shudder.  What kind of name is, "Shudder?"
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Big Battle"
    Area played in: Bosses 5-8 (Zombie Dragons, Death, Camilla, and Hugh)
    Previous game(s): Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
    Extra notes: Big Battle?  How original.
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Dance of Illusions"
    Area played in: Dracula, first form
    Previous game(s): Dracula X, Symphony of the Night, Castlevania 64.
    Extra notes: The second best piece of music in the series.  In all of the games
                 that it's been used in, it's been used for the fight against
                 Dracula.
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    Name of song: "Proof of Blood"
    Area played in: Dracula, second form
    Previous game(s): none
    Extra notes: Yay!
    ===============================================================================
    
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    Name of song: "Repose of Souls"
    Area played in: Ending
    Previous game(s): None
    Extra notes: None.
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    Name of song: "Circle of the Moon"
    Area played in: Credits
    Previous game(s): None
    Extra notes: None.
    ===============================================================================
    
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                                  III. Last Words
    
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    | 3.01: Copyright Information |
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    Castlevania: Circle of the Moon, and all characters, stages, items, music, and
    other related things are copyright Konami 1987-2002.  This
    guide/FAQ/walkthrough is copyrighted (c) 2002 to Trace Jackson, and is the
    intellectual property of Trace Jackson. This guide/FAQ/walkthrough is
    protected under International Copyright Laws, and it is prohibited to take
    any piece of this document and reproduce it in anyway without the written
    consent of the author. Any website or other medium found to have this
    document without permission will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the
    law.  Feel free to print it, or any part of it FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY.  Please
    contact the author (meowthnum1 [at] meowthnum1 [dot] com) if you find this
    on ANY SITE but GameFAQs (http://www.gamefaqs.com), IGN (http://faqs.ign.com),
    or Meowthnum1.com (http://www.meowthnum1.com), contact the author ASAP.
    Exceptions will be made for exceptional sites.
    
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    | 3.02: Revision History |
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    Version 0.9- I did the guide, and I am done (except for those inevitable
                 correction (E-Mails).
    
    Version 1.0- I have gone through, and replaced the "-" signs to divide the
                 sections with "=".  I have also made the sections easier to       
                 distinguish between.
    
    Version 2.0- Added the boss music; added the introduction theme
    
    Version 3.0- Changed the Table of Contents a little, and formatted the guide
                 more.  I also made some other minor changes.  I also added my AIM
                 name.
    
    Version FINAL- I just...uh...resubmitted it and changed some little things.
    
    Version FINAL: I added some nice ASCII Art at the top
    
    Version 4.0: Again, I just took this down from final.  Exchanged the email     
                 address with EZBoard.
    
    Version 4.1: Reformatted the guide.
    
    Version 4.2: Re-reformatted it.  Beat that :P.
    
    Version 5.0: Added/corrected some songs, thanks to Dais.
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    | 3.03: Credits |
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    -Devin (DMorgan) (http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/3579.html)
    
    -Colin (CMoriarty) (http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/4280.html)
    
    -Dallas (http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/3855.html)
    
    -Matt (MHulbert) (http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/4150.html)
    
    -Alex (Pop) (http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/7659.html)
    
    -Steve (Psycho Penguin),
    (http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/9471.html)
    
    -Dingo (DJellybean) (http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/2226.html)
    
    -AstroBlue (http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/4127.html)
    
    -Ronan (Alaska Fox) (http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/7818.html)
    
    
    For being such great people, with whom I seem to be able to talk about to a
    lot.  They are some of the most amazing people I have ever met, and do
    expect to meet in my life online.  They are all great, and you should check out
    their work sometime!  Thanks guys!
    
    
    I would like to thank the following people:
    
    -Megabelmont for verifying the music for Triumph Hallway.
    
    -kaptemplar for giving me the name of the Machine Tower's music.
    
    -Dais Lite for correcting the Boss Music and the opening theme.  He added
     several other things too.
    
    -CJayC for making gamefaqs.com and posting this.
    
    -Myself for creating this document and the other webpage (cotm.0catch.com).
    
    -You, the reader, for reading this mindless drivel.
    
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    | 3.04: Bai. |
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    Thanks for reading.  Hopefully, I'll stop being lazy, and make a guide for this
    game.  But who knows?
    
    Also, some good sites to check out for this sort of thing are:
    
    http://www.classicgaming.com/castlevania (Castlevania Dungeon)
    http://www.soundtrackcentral.com
    
                        -Trace "Meowthnum1" Jackson