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FF9 final boss theme and FFL1 basic battle theme?

Posted: 17th November 2017 04:08

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I was listening to some miscellaneous FF series music that I haven't listened to before, and one of them was the FF9 final boss theme.

Around 1:52 into the theme a (synth-brassy?) melody comes in. Comes in again about ten seconds later. Then in another key around ten seconds after that. And then again another ten seconds later.

I was suddenly reminded of the main battle theme from Final Fantasy Legend 1 (for Game Boy, i.e. that SaGa game). Around 11 seconds into it, you have a similar-sounding melody, albeit slower.

Is this intentional or just coincidence?

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