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Vonyco made a video showing some similarities between MOTHER 3 music and other music. Some of them are obvious, while others might be coincidences, but it’s interesting nonetheless.
While on the subject, you should also check out this old post about MOTHER 3′s battle music. Dan Bruno has done some detailed analysis on some of the game’s music, so check out his stuff.
It’d be cool to have a full list of similarities and obvious inspirations/copies someday, kind of like what I did with EarthBound music a few months ago. I’m not very cultured when it comes to music though, if people can list such things (maybe post stuff in the comments here) I can put together a full list for a future article. What few I’m aware of are from classical music like this:
And Audacious March from MOTHER 3:
Anyway, if anybody knows of any other things like this, just post them in the comments!
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