Recurring themes [ edit ]
Castlevania's music changes from game to game, but some themes recur often. These include , Vampire Killer , and Bloody Tears Beginning, three very popular tracks, first appearing in , Castlevania , and Castlevania II: Simon's Quest respectively. Other songs such as Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse Dance of Illusions, Divine Bloodlines, and Poison Mind have been often recurring themes throughout the series. Several songs, including both Vampire Killer and Bloody Tears were also featured in the soundtracks of other Konami games, including , Konami Wai Wai World , and Contra: Hard Corps .
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Notable composers [ edit ]
The music for the first
Castlevania game was composed by Kinuyo Yamashita and Satoe Terashima. Yamashita was credited under the pseudonym James Banana on the  Famicom Disk System version of the game.
Michiru Yamane worked on , Bloodlines , Symphony of the Night , Aria of Sorrow , Lament of Innocence , Dawn of Sorrow , Curse of Darkness , Portrait of Ruin , and a few tracks in Order of Ecclesia and Harmony of Dissonance . The Dracula X Chronicles Kenichi Matsubara worked on
and Simon's Quest . Haunted Castle Mikio Saito composed
Castlevania: Rondo of Blood Sota Fujimori is responsible for all of the arranged songs in
. Castlevania Chronicles Taro Kudou (aka Souji Taro) and Masanori Adachi composed
s music. Super Castlevania IV' Masahiko Kimura worked on
, Dracula X , Castlevania (1999 video game) , and with Legacy of Darkness Michiru Yamane on . Dawn of Sorrow Sotaro Tojima composed
. Circle of the Moon
Yuzo Koshiro ( , Ys and Streets of Rage ) worked on ActRaiser . Portrait of Ruin Óscar Araujo composed the soundtrack for . Lords of Shadow
References [ edit ]