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*** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOPh_m5bnM8&list=PLk1ZTr3-diBUhTYEgIuJbkeYreA2sy8gx All versions]] of Indonesia's theme (Bapang Selisir & Rejang Dewa), but especially the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gib8VJuNVf8&list=PLk1ZTr3-diBUhTYEgIuJbkeYreA2sy8gx&index=9 Atomic Era]] theme. It feels even more epic than Indonesian theme from ''Civilization V'', and that's saying something. It started with a simple flute and ends up like you're watching a fleet of Jongs embarks from their harbor.

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*** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOPh_m5bnM8&list=PLk1ZTr3-diBUhTYEgIuJbkeYreA2sy8gx com/watch?v=iOPh_m5bnM8 All versions]] of Indonesia's theme (Bapang Selisir & Rejang Dewa), but especially the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gib8VJuNVf8&list=PLk1ZTr3-diBUhTYEgIuJbkeYreA2sy8gx&index=9 com/watch?v=Gib8VJuNVf8 Atomic Era]] theme. It feels even more epic than the Indonesian theme from ''Civilization V'', and that's saying something. It started starts with a simple flute and ends up like you're watching a fleet of Jongs embarks from their harbor.

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*** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOPh_m5bnM8&list=PLk1ZTr3-diBUhTYEgIuJbkeYreA2sy8gx All versions]] of Indonesia's theme (Bapang Selisir & Rejang Dewa), but especially the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gib8VJuNVf8&list=PLk1ZTr3-diBUhTYEgIuJbkeYreA2sy8gx&index=9 Atomic Era]] theme. It feels even more epic than Indonesian theme from ''Civilization V'', and that's saying something. It started with a simple flute and ends up like you're watching a fleet of Jongs embarks from their harbor.


*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oXkQvQmqwA Atomic Era theme]] ("Lullaby of Itsuki") for Japan. A mixture of cyberpunk and traditional sounds for when JapanTakesOverTheWorld.

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*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oXkQvQmqwA Atomic Era theme]] ("Lullaby of Itsuki") for Japan. A Reminiscent of cyberpunk, a mixture of cyberpunk electronic and traditional sounds for when JapanTakesOverTheWorld.


*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oXkQvQmqwA modern theme]] for Japan. "JapanTakesOverTheWorld," indeed.

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*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oXkQvQmqwA modern Atomic Era theme]] ("Lullaby of Itsuki") for Japan. "JapanTakesOverTheWorld," indeed.A mixture of cyberpunk and traditional sounds for when JapanTakesOverTheWorld.

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*** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLNPWJ45NuU All versions of]] India's theme (Vaishnava janato tene), which is played on classical Indian instruments throughout. It goes from an incredibly serene and soothing flute piece in the Ancient Era to a grand, upbeat piece in the Atomic Era, reflecting India's journey through her ancient glory, through subjugation as a colony, and back to being an independent nation and then rising to become a world power - all while retaining an emphasis on peace and spirituality. Doubles as a case of ShownTheirWork - the medieval hymn it was based off was Mahatma Gandhi's favorite hymn in real life, and sung around the world on his 150th birth anniversary as a tribute to him.


*** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5oO6wBrp8s English war]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30r_1NoKldo peace]] ("I Vow to Thee, My Country").

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*** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5oO6wBrp8s English war]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30r_1NoKldo peace]] ("I Vow to Thee, My Country").Country"--aka "Thaxted", aka the middle section from Music/GustavHolst's "Jupiter" from ''The Planets'').


* While only a few of the songs from ''Civilization III'' have names, many of them still stand out, like the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_qxPRShwUk Ancient Era Theme]] for the... well... Ancient Era, and especially the Modern Era songs: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlknGt-dKVs Smash]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tb-30whUbaI Techno Mix]], and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyAnyqYmjdo Stars Full]].

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* While only a few of the songs from ''Civilization III'' have names, many of them still stand out, like the drums-and-trumpets [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_qxPRShwUk com/watch?v=vb-4OOGbtFU Ancient Era Theme]] for the... well... Ancient Era, European theme]], and especially the Modern Era songs: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlknGt-dKVs Smash]], [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tb-30whUbaI Techno Mix]], and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyAnyqYmjdo Stars Full]].


*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPZB7nuP758 Atomic Era theme]] for Rome ("Magna Mater") has this strange somber yet proud feel to it and the kind of sci-fi sound brings this image of a badass space age Roman empire. Perhaps it will even inspire [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} God Emperor Trajan to create twenty legions of super soldiers to conquer the universe]].

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*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPZB7nuP758 Atomic Era theme]] for Rome ("Magna Mater") has this strange somber yet proud feel to it and the kind of sci-fi sound brings this image of a badass space age Roman empire. Perhaps it will even inspire [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} God Emperor Trajan to create twenty legions of super soldiers to conquer the universe]].Pax Romana ''Galactica''.


*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCvA-XmDZPw Atomic Era theme]] for Sumeria ("Hurrian Hymn to Nikkal, no. 6") is a theme straight from VideoGame/CivilisationBeyondEarth or Film/NationalTreasure. Sumeria is perhaps the oldest civilisation featured in the game (only Egypt ''might'' be as old), and this theme really captures the grandeur of the hero king Gilgamesh leading his people into the stars.

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*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCvA-XmDZPw Atomic Era theme]] for Sumeria ("Hurrian Hymn to Nikkal, no. 6") is a theme straight from VideoGame/CivilisationBeyondEarth ''VideoGame/CivilisationBeyondEarth'' or Film/NationalTreasure.''Film/NationalTreasure''. Sumeria is perhaps the oldest civilisation featured in the game (only Egypt ''might'' be as old), and this theme really captures the grandeur of the hero king Gilgamesh leading his people into the stars.


*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-T3t2LdCEBw Industrial Era theme]] for Greece ("Epitaph of Seiklos") has this upbeat daring tune, almost like something a marching band would play that one simply cannot help but love. Also an example of Heartwarming Music. The Epitaph of Seikilos is the oldest known complete musical composition, discovered on a marble stele and believed to be written in memory of a Greek woman named Euterpe, with Seikilos as her husband. Even thousands of years after Euterpe's untimely passing from the world, she will still be a very honoured woman indeed.

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*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-T3t2LdCEBw Industrial Era theme]] for Greece ("Epitaph of Seiklos") has this upbeat daring tune, almost like something a marching band would play that one simply cannot help but love. Also an example of Heartwarming Music. Music: The Epitaph of Seikilos is the oldest known complete musical composition, discovered on a marble stele and believed to be written in memory of a Greek woman named Euterpe, with Seikilos as her husband. Even It is sweet to know that Euterpe is still honoured and remembered in a small way even thousands of years after Euterpe's untimely passing her passing.
*** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCvA-XmDZPw Atomic Era theme]] for Sumeria ("Hurrian Hymn to Nikkal, no. 6") is a theme straight
from VideoGame/CivilisationBeyondEarth or Film/NationalTreasure. Sumeria is perhaps the world, she will still oldest civilisation featured in the game (only Egypt ''might'' be a very honoured woman indeed.as old), and this theme really captures the grandeur of the hero king Gilgamesh leading his people into the stars.


*** Mongolia's [[https://youtu.be/9XwdjK0iLdw Atomic era]]theme does an incredible job both blending ancient traditions and modern musical styles, and giving the sensation of summarizing their history. Starting with the traditional throat-singing and horse hair fiddle playing backed with subtle strings showing their rather humble and disconnected origins , it smoothly transitions into a brief orchestral which symbolizes the beginnings of their unification. Then there's a gradual increase in beat and pacing, indicating their campaigns across the known world, before quietly returning to the traditional throat-singing as a closer, reflecting the end of their part in the world stage and a return to a humbler life.

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*** Mongolia's [[https://youtu.be/9XwdjK0iLdw Atomic era]]theme era]] theme does an incredible job of both blending ancient traditions and modern musical styles, and giving the sensation of summarizing their history. Starting with the traditional throat-singing and horse hair fiddle playing backed with subtle strings showing their rather humble and disconnected origins , origins, it smoothly transitions into a brief orchestral which symbolizes the beginnings of their unification. Then there's a gradual increase in beat and pacing, indicating their campaigns across the known world, before quietly returning to the traditional throat-singing as a closer, reflecting the end of their part in the world stage and a return to a humbler life.


*** Mongolia [[https://youtu.be/9XwdjK0iLdw Atomic era]]theme does an incredible job both blending ancient traditions and modern musical styles, and giving the sensation of summarizing their history. Starting with the traditional throat-singing and horse hair fiddle playing backed with subtle strings showing their rather humble and disconnected origins , it smoothly transitions into a brief orchestral which symbolizes the beginnings of their unification. Then there's a gradual increase in beat and pacing, indicating their campaigns across the known world, before quietly returning to the traditional throat-singing as a closer, reflecting the end of their part in the world stage and a return to a humbler life.

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*** Mongolia Mongolia's [[https://youtu.be/9XwdjK0iLdw Atomic era]]theme does an incredible job both blending ancient traditions and modern musical styles, and giving the sensation of summarizing their history. Starting with the traditional throat-singing and horse hair fiddle playing backed with subtle strings showing their rather humble and disconnected origins , it smoothly transitions into a brief orchestral which symbolizes the beginnings of their unification. Then there's a gradual increase in beat and pacing, indicating their campaigns across the known world, before quietly returning to the traditional throat-singing as a closer, reflecting the end of their part in the world stage and a return to a humbler life.

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*** Mongolia [[https://youtu.be/9XwdjK0iLdw Atomic era]]theme does an incredible job both blending ancient traditions and modern musical styles, and giving the sensation of summarizing their history. Starting with the traditional throat-singing and horse hair fiddle playing backed with subtle strings showing their rather humble and disconnected origins , it smoothly transitions into a brief orchestral which symbolizes the beginnings of their unification. Then there's a gradual increase in beat and pacing, indicating their campaigns across the known world, before quietly returning to the traditional throat-singing as a closer, reflecting the end of their part in the world stage and a return to a humbler life.


*** The Maori have two incredibly powerful and quite famous songs combined into great themes- Ka Mate and Pōkarekare Ana- but what's awesome about them is the order in which they are presented. In the [[https://youtu.be/5T_DhSxu4oM Ancient Era]] Ka Mate plays first, warning others that they are not to be trifled with but then it flows into Pōkarekare Ana, letting people know that they can be as friendly as anyone else, if you get to know them. But then in [[https://youtu.be/5vjZw-egZJ0 Medieval era]] and the successive eras, Pōkarekare Ana plays first, giving the impression that they're no longer reacting with aggression first as their civilization expanded, but Ka Mate cuts in towards the middle, reminding you that they are, first and foremost, a proud people who will fight for what they believe in. Really heartwarming in its own way.

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*** The Maori have two incredibly powerful and quite famous songs combined into great themes- Ka Mate themes - "Ka Mate" and Pōkarekare Ana- "Pōkarekare Ana" - but what's awesome about them is the order in which they are presented. In the [[https://youtu.be/5T_DhSxu4oM Ancient Era]] Ka Mate "Ka Mate" plays first, warning others that they are not to be trifled with but then it flows into Pōkarekare Ana, "Pōkarekare Ana", letting people know that they can be as friendly as anyone else, if you get to know them. But then in [[https://youtu.be/5vjZw-egZJ0 Medieval era]] and the successive eras, Pōkarekare Ana "Pōkarekare Ana" plays first, giving the impression that they're no longer reacting with aggression first as their civilization expanded, but Ka Mate "Ka Mate" cuts in towards the middle, reminding you that they are, first and foremost, a proud people who will fight for what they believe in. Really heartwarming in its own way.


*** The Maori have two incredibly powerful and quite famous songs combined into great themes- Ka Mate and Pōkarekare Ana- but what's both awesome is the order in which they are presented. In the [[https://youtu.be/5T_DhSxu4oM Ancient Era]] Ka Mate plays first, warning others that they are not to be trifled with but then it flows into Pōkarekare Ana, letting people know that they can be as friendly as anyone else, if you get to know them. But then in [[https://youtu.be/5vjZw-egZJ0 Medieval era]] and the successive eras, Pōkarekare Ana plays first, giving the impression that they're no longer reacting with aggression first as their civilization expanded, but Ka Mate cuts in towards the middle, reminding you that they are, first and foremost, a proud people who will fight for what they believe in. Really heartwarming in its own way.

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*** The Maori have two incredibly powerful and quite famous songs combined into great themes- Ka Mate and Pōkarekare Ana- but what's both awesome about them is the order in which they are presented. In the [[https://youtu.be/5T_DhSxu4oM Ancient Era]] Ka Mate plays first, warning others that they are not to be trifled with but then it flows into Pōkarekare Ana, letting people know that they can be as friendly as anyone else, if you get to know them. But then in [[https://youtu.be/5vjZw-egZJ0 Medieval era]] and the successive eras, Pōkarekare Ana plays first, giving the impression that they're no longer reacting with aggression first as their civilization expanded, but Ka Mate cuts in towards the middle, reminding you that they are, first and foremost, a proud people who will fight for what they believe in. Really heartwarming in its own way.

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