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Beginning is a music theme composed by Konami Kukeiha Club. Its first appearance was in Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse during the first stage. It is considered as Dracula's Curse and Trevor Belmont's main theme and many arrangements of it have appeared throughout the Castlevania series.

Appearances

Song Data: Beginning
Image Track No. / Name (Japanese Name) Game / Soundtrack Composer Usage Notes / Links
FamiconBest 1. Beginning Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse /  Akumajō Dracula Famicom Best
Konami Kukeiha Club  Village/Church Links: YouTube (FDS)

YouTube (NES)

Perfect Selection Dracula - 01 1. Beginning  /  Dracula Perfect Selection
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Nazo² Project (arranger) 

Notes: Rap version
Links: YouTube
ABV2front 22 (CD 1). Beginning Super Castlevania IV /  Akumajō Dracula Best 2
Konami Kukeiha Club  Stage B: Dracula's Tower (second BGM; the first is Vampire Killer) Links: YouTube
Dracula new classic ps front 3. Beginning  /  Perfect Selection Dracula ~New Classic~
Jun Irie, Konami Symphonic Ensemble, Nazo² Project (arrangers)  Notes: Orchestral version
Links: YouTube
Akumajo Dracula X Cover 8 (CD 1 and 2). Beginning Castlevania: Rondo of Blood /  Akumajō Dracula X
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Metal Yuhki (arranger) 

Stage 4: The Dungeon Links: YouTube
Spd 20060617180224 b 1. Beginning  /  Perfect Selection Dracula Battle
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Naoto Shibata (arranger) 

Notes: Rock/metal version
Links: YouTube
Dracula battle2 perfect selection front 1. Beginning  /  Perfect Selection Dracula Battle II
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Naoto Shibata (arranger) 

Notes: Rock/metal version
Links: YouTube
Midicoll 20. Dreams of Triumph  /  Akumajō Dracula MIDI collection
USP (arranger)  Links: Music
Castlevania - Symphony of the Night (Saturn) - (JP) - 01 Jazz Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (Saturn) Konami Kukeiha Club  Unused Links: YouTube
Castlevania - Symphony of the Night (Saturn) - (JP) - 01 Techno Goth Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (Saturn) Konami Kukeiha Club  Hell Garden Links: YouTube
AoSDoSOST 25 (Disc 2). Beginning Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow /  Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow & Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow Original Soundtrack
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Masahiko Kimura (arranger) 

BGM for the The Lost Village Stage in Julius Mode Links: YouTube
Castlevania - The Dracula X Chronicles Original Soundtrack 9 (Disc 1). Dreams of Triumph Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles /  Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles Original Soundtrack
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Masanori Akita (arranger) 

Stage 4:The Dungeon Notes: Rock/NeoClassic Version during Stage 4. Orchestral Version during the first Dracula cutscene.
Links: YouTube
Judgmentostcover 6. Beginning Castlevania Judgment /  Castlevania Judgment Original Soundtrack
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Yasushi Asada (arranger) 

Trevor's theme, used during a fight with or against him Links: YouTube
Tribute1 4. Beginning  /  Akumajō Dracula Tribute Vol. 1
Konami Kukeiha Club (composer)

Motoi Sakuraba (arranger) 

Links: YouTube
Ssbu Beginning Super Smash Bros. Ultimate /  Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Original Soundtrack
Kenji Ito (arranger)  Links: YouTube
PachilosOSTfolder 3. Beginning Pachislot Akumajō Dracula: Lords of Shadow /  Pachislot Akumajō Dracula: Lords of Shadow Original Soundtrack
KPE STUDIO, Konami Kukeiha Club  Links: YouTube


Other usages

Trivia

  • The background music for the first stage in Kid Dracula (Famicom and Game Boy versions) uses a couple of arranged sections of "Beginning".

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