Whisper and Mantra

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Whisper and Mantra
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Composer Hiroki Kikuta
Arranger Hiroki Kikuta
Programmer Minoru Akao
Released 1993-08-06
Length 0:49
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Game Secret of Mana (SNES)
Title Origin Official
Loops Yes

Whisper and Mantra is the elemental palace theme and plays in the majority of the palaces including the Water Palace (except when the seed is stolen), the Underground Palace, the Thunder Palace, the Fire Palace, after you've beaten Shade's test in the Palace of Darkness, after you've liberated the Palace of Light, after you've liberated the Moon Palace, and outside the Floating Palace.

This song is track 31 on the official soundtrack, but there is a second version of the song that is not included. The second version has a very minor echo added to it. It's so similar that it's nearly imperceptible from the original. (Note: Because the songs are so similar, I can't tell which one plays at each location.)

Title

The American and Japanese soundtracks have similar titles.

Title Transliteration Source
Whisper and Mantra US Soundtrack
祈りと囁き (Inori to Sasayaki) Prayer and Whisper Japan OSV

Games

The following ports emulate the SNES game and feature identical sounding music.

  • Secret of Mana (AND)
  • Secret of Mana (IOS)
  • Secret of Mana (WII)
  • Secret of Mana (WIIU)

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