Boot music

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The boot music is the famous jingle played during the eyecatcher at startup, and often during the attract sequence.

The music is only played when the flag byte at $114 is = 0. The System ROM always uses code 2 to play it.

Many games remap and/or add instruments (different instruments in Blue's Journey, drum loop in Neo Bomberman for example), but all games seem to use the same melody.

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The original music is FM only and uses all 4 channels as 2 pairs of "echo" channels (2 melodies only, each being played with a slight delay). It's played at 192 BPM and uses down to 1/32 notes.