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31 julho 2006

[idéias] Music For a Tragic Prince

A Look at the Music of Castlevania

By Paul "Wallace" Esch, Instructor of Music Instrumentation, Theory, Composition and World Music.

The Beginning of a Legacy

From bleeps and blips, to full 27-piece orchestra, the music of Castlevania (AKA Akumajou Dracula, which translates directly to "Demon Castle") has celebrated the most dramatic changes in music style, composition, and quality. What has made this landmark series stand out musically from the rest? What are the influences that spawned songs like "Bloody Tears", "Key Largo", and "Vampire Killer"? When did we move from "Video Game Music" into "Art Music", and where is it going from here?

Fonte: Castlevania Dungeon