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Trace Amounts

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Trace Amounts

Album:

Halo: Original Soundtrack

Composer(s):

Martin O'Donnell and Michael Salvatori

Length:

1:51

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Trace Amounts is the ninth track included in the Halo: Original Soundtrack.

Overview[edit]

The soundtrack contains electronically generated sounds and a relatively slow tempo. The ominous tone reflects the Library's dark past. It plays in the Halo: Combat Evolved campaign level The Library. The piece is remastered into Fragments of the Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Original Soundtrack.

Trivia[edit]

The name "trace amounts" is a reference to the effects that the Flood has on an atmosphere, according to 343 Guilty Spark. When scientists refer to the contents of an atmosphere they say, for example, 21% oxygen, 78% nitrogen, and "trace amounts" of other gases.