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[[Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs]] had a MIDI soundtrack composed by [[Matthew Simmonds]]<ref>[http://www.allgame.com/game.php?id=19925&tab=credits Rise of the Black Dogs credits] at [http://www.allgame.com allgame.com]</ref>, partially inspired by and expanding on the [[Battlezone Soundtrack|original]]. As the tracks are raw MIDI data they are numbered according to the order they are stored in in memory. Twenty-two MIDI files are stored in the game memory for use during play, with an additional five samples used in the menu system.<ref>[[Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs]]</ref>
 
[[Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs]] had a MIDI soundtrack composed by [[Matthew Simmonds]]<ref>[http://www.allgame.com/game.php?id=19925&tab=credits Rise of the Black Dogs credits] at [http://www.allgame.com allgame.com]</ref>, partially inspired by and expanding on the [[Battlezone Soundtrack|original]]. As the tracks are raw MIDI data they are numbered according to the order they are stored in in memory. Twenty-two MIDI files are stored in the game memory for use during play, with an additional five samples used in the menu system.<ref>[[Battlezone: Rise of the Black Dogs]]</ref>
   
Due to the Nintendo 64 sound chip's limitation of seven voices per track, the MIDI files stored on the cartridge are not divided into discrete instruments. Each track in these MIDI files was programmed to switch between the eleven instruments in order to deliver the desired polyphonic effect.
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The soundtrack uses eleven voices in total, but the Nintendo 64 sound chip only supports seven at a time. To get around this limitation, many of the tracks play different voices at different times; as a result tracks may use all eleven voices, but only seven can be used concurrently at any one moment.
   
 
A [[Rise of the Black Dogs: Re-Orchestrated|re-orchestrated]] version of the soundtrack was released by the [[Heracles Brigade]] in 2015 as part of the [[Rise of the Black Dogs Decompilation Project]].
 
A [[Rise of the Black Dogs: Re-Orchestrated|re-orchestrated]] version of the soundtrack was released by the [[Heracles Brigade]] in 2015 as part of the [[Rise of the Black Dogs Decompilation Project]].
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