Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

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Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Released 1892-12-18
Title Origin Official

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy is a famous instrumental from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet, The Nutcracker. The instrumental features a new, at the time, and rare keyboard instrument, the celesta (which means "heavenly" in French). Tchaikovsky wrote Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy specifically for the celesta in order to be the first composer to use it.

Games

Dance Aerobics (NES)

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Dance Aerobics (NES)
Arranger Unknown
Released 1987-02-26
Format NSF


Tetris (NES)

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Tetris (NES)
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Arranger Hirokazu Tanaka
Released 1989-11-??
Length 0:55, 0:27
Format NSF

Music 1 is Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Licensed NES game. Under normal circumstances, the song plays at its regular tempo, however, when you get dangerously close to the top, the song plays from 150 BPM to 300 BPM.

Weird Dreams (AMI)

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Weird Dreams (AMI)
Arranger David Whittaker
Released 1989-??-??
Format UNK


Weird Dreams (AST)

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Weird Dreams (AST)
Arranger David Whittaker
Released 1989-??-??
Format SNDH


Weird Dreams (C64)

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Weird Dreams (C64)
Arranger Barry Leitch
Released 1989-??-??
Format SID


Weird Dreams (DOS)

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Weird Dreams (DOS)
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Arranger Barry Leitch
Released 1989-??-??
Length 0:58
Format MUS (AdLib)

The song plays in the second to last section of the piano room. There is a ballerina dancing which you must avoid from kicking you.


Home Alone (SNES)

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Home Alone (SNES)
Arranger Mark Van Hecke
Released 1991-12-??
Format SPC


Sound Blaster Pro (DOS)

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Sound Blaster Pro (DOS)
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Arranger Voyetra Technologies
Released 1991-??-??
Length 1:46.85
Format MIDI

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy is used as the background music of the Multimedia Player demo that comes with the software. Since all the other new songs that came with the Sound Blaster Pro came from the MusiClips library, it is assumed that this song also came from the library and was converted to a CMF file, though this has not been verified.

The song is named FAIRY.CMF and is located in the MMPLAY folder.

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