Gau's Theme

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Gau's Theme
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Composer Nobuo Uematsu
Arranger Nobuo Uematsu
Programmer Minoru Akao
Released 1994-04-02
Length 1:34
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Game Final Fantasy III (SNES)
Title Origin Official
Loops Yes

Gau's Theme is the leitmotif for Gau and first heard at his introduction when he stumbles upon Sabin and Cyan in the river. It is a downbeat tune consisting of a strong cello melody. The tune plays again when Gau meets his father in the World of Ruin.

Title

The song's title varies depending on your source. This site uses the most recent American release of the official soundtrack.

Title Transliteration Source
Gau's Theme US iTunes soundtrack
Gau US OSV
ガウのテーマ (Gau no Tema) Gau's Theme Japan OSV

Games

The following games include the song as well, but they emulate the music and sound the same.

  • Final Fantasy Anthology PAL (PS1)
  • Final Fantasy VI (AND)
  • Final Fantasy VI (FOS)
  • Final Fantasy VI (GBA)
  • Final Fantasy VI (PS1)
  • Final Fantasy VI (PS3)
  • Final Fantasy VI (PSP)
  • Final Fantasy VI (PSV)
  • Final Fantasy VI (WII)
  • Final Fantasy VI (WIIU)

Album Appearances

Gau's Theme is on the Final Fantasy VI Original Sound Version album with the title "Gau", and an orchestrated version of the tune appears on Final Fantasy VI: Grand Finale played on a real cello.

Sheet Music

Links