. Composer: Kinuyo Yamashita.
The game that started one of the most legendary series of all time, Castlevania is also one of the earliest examples of a great video game soundtrack. Mood/Style: Dark, Gothic, Ominous, Suspenseful. Mood/Style: Gothic, Rock. Comment: Heart of Fire is my personal favorite song from this game. It occurs on Stage 5, aka, the Grim Reaper's level.
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The transitions, the composition, the skillful use of the NES's synth to create that rise in volume on the bridge - everything about this song is excellent. Mood/Style: Gothic, Ominous, Suspenseful. Mood/Style: Gothic, Rock. Comment: The Stage 6 music, aka, the final level.
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The intro of this song very much has an allusion to a clock, which makes sense since much of the final stage takes place in a clock tower. Style/Mood: Dark, Gothic, Ominous, Suspenseful. Style/Mood: Gothic, Ominous, Rock. Comment: The Stage 2 music, aka, Medusa's level. Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock. Comment: One of the most iconic songs in video game history, and one of my most-requested, despite also having the Castlevania III. Super Castlevania IV.
and Akumajou Dracula X versions available. Style/Mood: Gothic, Melancholy. Comment: The ending song.
At least now you can hear it without having to read those ridiculous end credits. Comment: The Stage 4 music, aka, Frankenstein's level, or the one that's underground. Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock. Comment: The Stage 3 music, aka, the Mummies' level.
This is my overall favorite stage in the game, and Wicked Child is my second-favorite song after Heart of Fire. I love the architecture, use of color, and the way you can see Dracula's chamber far off in the background at one point (see above screenshot). Although this game only has a handful of songs (I've included every one here except the game over and final boss themes), it still measures up as being one of the best and most memorable soundtracks on the NES. Quality over quantity. Style/Mood: Adagio, Gothic, Melancholy.
Comment: One of the saddest-sounding ending songs I've ever heard. Made the original Top 50 list.
Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock. Comment: One of the greatest NES songs of all time, and I can say that with a straight face. It's been remade in countless other Castlevania games, but the original is still one of the best versions there is. (Check out the Super Castlevania 4 version on the "S" page if you like this.
Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock.
Comment: The mansion music might be one of my lesser favorites from this game, but it's still quite catchy. It's a song I can appreciate in smaller doses. Style/Mood: Gothic, Ominous.
Comment: The password entry theme. I remember hearing a version of this on Season 2 of Captain N all the damn time. Man, someone really needs to release a soundtrack for that show. Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock.
Comment: What a horrible night to have a curse. Style/Mood: Gothic, Ominous, Suspenseful. Comment: The final area theme.
It's almost a shock how different this is from the rest of the game's music. Eerie, like the crumbled remains of Castlevania itself.  . Composers: Yoshinori Sasaki, Jun Funahashi & Yukie Morimoto. Castlevania 3 is one of the greatest NES soundtracks in existence and one of the best in the Castlevania series.
Excellent works of musical artistry such as "Aquarius", "Beginning", and "Evergreen" originated from here. It's well-known that the Japanese version of Castlevania 3 had an added chip that "enhanced" the music, but I may be one of the few people on the face of the planet who prefers the American versions, so that's what I've provided here. ".
the music still greatly adds to the atmosphere, as it is fast-paced and exciting in some areas, or slow and moody in others. " - FlyingOmelette. com Review. Music Also Featured On:.
Style/Mood: Gothic, Ominous, Suspenseful. Comment: A spooky song for the Ghost Ship area. Not my favorite, but the title is very appropriate as it does build up a sense of anxiety. Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock. Comment: "Aquarius" is my favorite song from this game. It's similar in style to "Bloody Tears", but different enough to be enjoyable as its own thing.
Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock. Comment: This song gets recycled in other Castlevania games a lot, but this is the one it originated from as the first level theme. It's funny because this is still my favorite version of it. It just seems like it was meant to be played with NES sound samples. Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock, Suspenseful. Comment: The final boss fight with Dracula music. This one made me feel REALLY nervous.
Style/Mood: Dark, Gothic, Ominous, Suspenseful, Waltz. Comment: Creepy is the best way to describe this one.
Otherwise, an average boss theme. Style/Mood: Classical, Gothic. Comment: Clock Tower music. I picture a crazed hunchback madly playing this on a cobweb-covered piano whenever I hear it. Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock. Comment: Not the best song in the soundtrack, but it's a little weird and different. Kind of reminds me a bit of a ticking clock.
Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock. Comment: "Dejavu" is this game's version of "Vampire Killer" from the first Castlevania game. It sounds a little better here, much "fuller" with added percussion and instruments. Style/Mood: Gothic, Ominous, Rock. Comment: Another typical stage theme. Nothing particularly special. Just a little more lowkey than many of the others.
Style/Mood: Dark, Gothic, Ominous. Comment: The password entry screen theme.
What makes this one stand out is the creepy, B-movie style digitized Dracula laugh heard near the end. Style/Mood: Gothic, Melancholy, Orchestral. Comment: The softer, sadder-sounding of the two ending themes. Made my original Top 50 Endings along with "Flashback". Style/Mood: Cheerful, Epic, Orchestral. Comment: The happier, more upbeat ending song.
It's nice that this ending gives you the best of both worlds. Style/Mood: Gothic, Melancholy.
Comment: Short, but one of my favorite Game Over themes around. Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock. Style/Mood: Atmospheric, Ethereal, Gothic, Ominous.
Comment: Very slow, atmospheric, scary piece, this one is scaled back, as it's more about setting the mood than being fast-paced. Style/Mood: Gothic, Ominous, Overture, Rock. Style/Mood: Classical, Gothic. Comment: The short piece played over the cinema at the beginning of the game.
A touch of Bach's "Toccatta & Fugue" is in there. Style/Mood: Epic, Gothic, Orchestral.
Style/Mood: Gothic, Rock. Comment: The most notable thing about this song is that weird piercing sound effect near the end. Comment: I used to think "Stream" was my favorite song in this game, but over the years I've grown to like "Aquarius" more. It's still pretty good and might be one of the more "underrated" Castlevania songs.