Catacombs

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Catacombs
Composer Matt Uelmen
Released 1996-12-31
Title Origin Official
Loops Yes

Catacombs is a song composed by Matt Uelmen for the first Diablo game. It plays as the background music for levels 5-8 after the church gives way to the labyrinthine catacombs.

Title

Catacombs receives its official title from the album Diablo: 15 Year Anniversary - The Music of Diablo 1996-2011 released by Blizzard in 2011. It is not known if this title was given by Uelmen or the album's producer.

Composition

Games

Diablo (W32)

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Diablo (W32)
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Diablo - W32 - Catacombs.png
Arranger Matt Uelmen
Released 1996-12-31
Length 5.49.41
Format WAV

This is the first release and uses digital stereo audio in WAV format at a sampling rate of 22050 Hz. The track can be ripped from the Diablo.mpq file where it is identified as "music\dlv1b.wav".

The Macintosh release is the same as the Windows release.

Diablo (PS1)

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Diablo (PS1)
Arranger Matt Uelmen
Released 1998-04-28
Length 5:45.74
Format SS2

The PlayStation release features the same song which plays at the same points in the game, only with a halved quality of 11,025 Hz.

Albums

Released Album Version Track
2011-10-21 The Music of Diablo 1996 - 2011: Diablo 15 Year Anniversary W32 4

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