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Castlevania character themes
« on: September 29, 2013, 01:48:34 PM »
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In a franchise as prolific as Castlevania, I've always liked the idea that each character could be granted a specific, representative piece of music as his theme. It always seemed to give them more character, more individuality.
While not all of CV's heroes are assorted with an eponymous tune, many consider, as a convention, that a protagonist's theme is the first track that plays for him in the castle's first area (generally the castle's entrance or its main hallways). A supporting or an enemy character's theme will usually play repeatedly when interacting or battling with him.
So, if we were to take universal character themes for granted -- which might or might not be the case --, here's what I'd imagine a comprehensive list would look like (your job, of course, is to comment and correct):

Belmonts:
Gabriel: Belmont's Theme (?)
Leon: Leon's Theme
Trevor: Beginning
Christopher: Battle of the Holy (?)
Simon: Simon's Theme
Juste: Successor of Fate
Richter: Divine Bloodlines/Bloodlines Bequeathed
Julius: Heart of Fire

Non-Belmont heroes:
Hector: Abandoned Castle (?)
Alucard: Castle Dracula (?)
Shanoa: An Empty Tome
John Morris: Reincarnated Soul
Eric Lecarde: Iron Blue Intention
Jonathan Morris/Charlotte Aulin: Invitation of a Crazed Moon (?)
Soma Cruz: Ruined Castle Corridor/Destined Cruz
Reinhardt Schneider: ??
Cornell: ??

Known Enemy Themes:
Death: Evil's Symphonic Poem
Dracula: Dance of Illusions (among others)

And, if you want to go further:
Supporting character themes (among others):
Lydie: Lydie's Theme
Maxim: Maxim's Theme
Mina: Mina's Theme
Joachim: Melancholy Joachim
Rinaldo: Rinaldo's Cabin
etc, etc, etc... (You'll usually find the character's name in the track title)

Are you as theme-crazed as I am when it comes to Castlevania characters? Comment, discuss, etc.
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Re: Castlevania character themes
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2013, 06:34:15 PM »
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Eric Lecarde: Iron Blue Intention.
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2013, 01:13:35 PM »
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Cornell's theme is marked as "The Wolf Revealed" in Judgment, which in turn is a remix of Renon's theme and Credits' theme of CV LoD  I guess it fits him nicely.

There is also Granfaloon/Legion's theme, which I consider to be "Death Ballad". First time I listened to it (when I arrived in Granfaloon's room in SotN) this theme was burned on my mind forever. The same for "Enchanted Banquet" when fighting Succubus.

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« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2013, 07:52:13 AM »
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The CV Wiki has most of them, if you wanna check it out. :)

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« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2013, 09:27:11 PM »
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Hammer: Hammer Company (AOS)
HOD's Merchant: I'll Sell at My Place
Vincent Dorin: A Small Prayer
Julia: Sarabande of Healing
Renon: Ditto
The Master Librarian: Ditto

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« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2013, 06:19:54 PM »
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Renon: Ditto
The Master Librarian: Ditto

Just curious...why wouldn't these two have their own themes?  I mean, they appear in only one game each (I think?) and have a theme in that game.  Personally, even though I haven't played either of their games in a few years, just from seeing their names I can clearly remember the themes played in their presence.  I'd say Renon should be Demon Salesman (one of my favorites...wish they'd bring it back somehow somewhere...it's so perfectly sophisticated and mysterious!), and Master Librarian should be Master Librarian (I can't find another title anywhere).

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« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2013, 10:16:43 PM »
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Isn't Alucard's "The Tragic Prince"?

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