Music 2 - Tetris (NES)

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Music 2
Composer Hirokazu Tanaka
Released 1989-06-14
Title Origin Game Location

Music 2 (a.k.a. Tetris B Theme is the second optional background music in Tetris (NES). The up-tempo song has a nice traditional Russian sound to it.

It is rumored that the song is an arrangement of Csiko's Post, but it appears to be its own original composition.


Tetris (GB)

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Tetris (GB)
Output - Game Boy.svg
Tetris - GB - Gameplay 3.png
Arranger Hirokazu Tanaka
Released 1989-06-14
Length 0:35
Format GBS

The song starts out in the key of E minor. Around the 0:16 mark, the song changes to the key of G major and D major.

The song was written by Hirokazu Tanaka in Z80 assembly using his sound driver. Hirokazu should be contacted for an official title.

Tetris (NES)

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Tetris (NES)
Output - NES.svg
Output - NES.svg
Tetris - NES - A-Type.png
Arranger Hirokazu Tanaka
Released 1989-11-??
Length 0:35, 0:24
Format NSF
Hirokazu Tanaka rearranged the song for the NES game as well, and when you get too close to the top of the well, the music begins to play at a faster pace, and each loop is only 24 seconds long.

The song normally plays at 150 BPM, and increases to 225 BPM when the player is close to filling the playing field.

The NES version was transposed a whole step flat to the key of D.

Tetris & Dr. Mario (SNES)

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Tetris & Dr. Mario (SNES)
Output - SNES.svg
Arranger Kazumi Totaka, Yumiko Kametani, Hirokazu Tanaka
Released 1994-12-??
Format SPC

The song plays in Tetris when Music 2 is selected. The superior quality of the N-SPC chip adds a much higher fidelity than its Game Boy original.

Minecraft Note Block Studio (W32)

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Minecraft Note Block Studio (W32)
Arranger Fluffy25656
Released 2012-??-??
Format NBS

Guitar Tabs

Arranged By: Justin Lincoln

Drop D Tuning

     E  S S  E E  E  S S E  E     E  S S E  E  E  S S E  E

  E  E  E  E  E  S S E  E     E  S S E  E  E  S S E  E

  E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E  S S E  E

  E  S S E  E  E  S S E  E     E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E     Q    Q    Q    E  E

  Q    Q    Q    Q       E  S S E  E  E  S S E  E     Q    Q    Q    Q

  E  S S E  E  E  S S E  E     Q    Q    Q    Q       E  S S E  E  E  E  E  E

  E  S S E  E  E  E  E  E     E  S S E  E  E  S S E  E

  E  S S E  E  E  E  E  E     E  S S E  E  E  S S E  E

                             1st Ending----------------
  E  S S E  E  E  S S E  E     E  S S E  E  E  S S E  E

                             2nd  Ending---------
  E  S S E  E  Q    Q         W

Duration Legend
Q - quarter
E - 8th
S - 16th
|-n-|  - n-tuplets
^ - brush up