- "Epic Calling", the original character select screen, a triumphant and heroic piece perfect for one ready to choose their fighter to search for Soul Edge with.
- The perky yet mood-setting near J-pop Opening theme that is "The Edge of Soul". Shine on, doods.
- The absolute best possible theme for a mad soul-draining pirate, and its name is "Bravely Folk Song." Its the absolute perfect sea-farng war theme for a guy like Cervantes.
- What better theme for the vengeful Li Long than Dragon's Call, the perfect theme for when one travels by raft down a raging stream lying in wait for a mortal enemy.
- One wouldn't think a near disco-esque track mixed with Japanese flavour wouldn't work for Taki, but then you'd listen to "Future Dancin'" and find out how and why it works.
- ""Soul and Sword", the melancholic theme of our favourite German knight, Siegfried. The fake-heroic marching drumks and tunes mixed in with European war chanting fits an angry avenger or rather, murderer well.
- And for the English born Native American giant Rock, we have the amazing, Conan-esque "Recollect Continent".
- Hwang's original theme, "Horangi Arirang", an uplifitng, heroic and almost patriotic theme for the Korean national hero.
- Mitsurugi wasn't about to show up without his incredibly tough, adventurous and strength-seeking theme "The Wind and Clouds".
- Tiny Amulet, Seong Mi-Na's KSS theme. Its just cute and perky enough to fit a rebellious runaway student like her.
- Yellow Sands, Hwang's optimistic and heroic KSS theme, unleashing the best in Korean style instruments you can get.
- "A Desperate Struggle," the coliseum theme, is equal parts epic and chilling.
- Sacrifice, which was sampled by Eminem to make Hellbound. Yes, you read/heard that right.
- Wings of Faith!, especially how it just kicks in like that.
- Unblessed Soul. The harpsichord introduction especially sells Ivy's noble upbringing, and the fast pace her determination in her mission to destroy Soul Edge.
- Hubris. And the reprise is just... amazing.
- And then Brave Sword, Braver Soul, History Unfolds, and Guided By the Wind, for a real pick-me-up.
- Ordinary Pain for that feeling of falling down something... really matches the stage.
- And the GameCube version had, for a very long time, the most epic version of the The Legend of Zelda Overworld Theme ever.
- Hellfire. In a word, EPIC!
- Confrontation was such a winner that it got to come back in the next game, blaring forth in a heroic ring of brass.
- Eternal Struggle perfectly captures the swashbuckling Cervantes' energy and power.
- Courage Ablaze is good too—despite being the theme of That One Boss in Chronicles of the Sword mode.
- The Blade Seeker. Suitable for a badass samurai like Mitsurugi.
- World Distortion, the horrendous, terrifying theme of Night Terror. How fitting.
- For more subdued music, Radiant Souls, from character creation and Healing Winds, from the Gallery, have you covered.
- The beautiful music for Xianghua's Lotus Garden stage, Water Dance.
- Even the ugly Astaroth gets one in Bred From the Gap.
- Halcyon Harbor — full of blasting brass and thumping wooden percussion, this filmic theme perfectly complements the Pirates of the Caribbean-style setting and is guaranteed to lend any fight an epic quality.
- Glacial Colosseum makes any fight in that stage unbelievably epic.
- Destiny Will Tell, both Siegfried's theme and the ultimate optimistic final battle theme.
- Phantasmagoria — a trumpeting, dark waltz to complement the Circus of Fear setting.
- Indomitable Warrior, one of the catchiest tunes in the whole series.
- Let all those who face the Hero King Algol beware: his boss theme here is the fearful, imposing and almost monstrous theme known as "The Supreme Sword", mixing both ominous choir wailing and freakish violin and turmpet blaring let you know just want kind of warrior Algol is.
- Midnight Mystique, Dampierre's theme, so flamboyant, mysterious and flairy it is that it still made it into SCV along with Dampierre himself.
- Assassin's Creed fans were given this masterpiece from Ezio's debut trailer: the ''SCV'' remix of "Venice Rooftops". It also serves as Ezio's theme, and retains the Assassin's Creed II vibe while becoming more fast paced to fit the Soulcalibur atmosphere.
- Soul Calibur V also has individual character themes. For instance, Z.W.E.I.'s theme, "Sleepless: The Untamed Beast", is an absolutely thumping, filmic strings/brass arrangement.
- Mitsurugi's "The Invincible Blade", Xiba's "A High-Spirited Tiger", and Viola's "Wandering Seer" are more examples of awesome music. Algol's "Regalia" could count as well, despite how different is is.
- Mischievous Whispers, Tira's theme: whimsical, but with a twinge of uncertainty and sinister intent - perfect for the shadowy chessmaster she becomes.
- "Samsara: The Wheel of Eternity". It will help ease the pain when you're getting your ass kicked by Kilik in Legendary Souls.
- Maxi's theme, "Let My Soul Burn", which pays a little tribute to "Sail Over the Storm" in its intro.
- Sacred Dawn, Elysium's theme. Despite the elegant, majestic feel of the piece, it really drives home the fact that the holy sword is no longer the salvation it once was.
- The character select theme, "The Brave New Stage of History", has a reverent feel to it.
- "Under a Pledge" is an epic, uptempo modernized remix of the classic "Wings of Faith" from I, befitting Sophitia.
- "The Lionhearted," an orchestral theme with Japanese flavorings, mixes together triumph with an upbeat feel.
- "Undying Legend" is a homage to Kilik's "The New Legend" from I & III and makes one feel like a raging warrior.
- "Moon of Oblivion" is a beautiful orchestral piece that is as uplifting as it is mystifying, perfect for a battle set to the backdrop of the full moon.
- "Standing Against the Storm" wouldn't sound out of place in a battle scene taking place on the high seas, maintaining a tense atmosphere throughout the piece without losing a sense of hope.
- "Darkest Shadow" is a reimagining of "In the Name of the Father" from the original Soulcalibur, keeping the same heroic but twisted feel to represent the tragedy of Siegfried's time as the Azure Nightmare.
- "Hunt or Be Hunted" carries over from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt alongside Guest Fighter Geralt. The theme is suitably epic and fits right in with the other songs just as much as Geralt fits in with the roster.
- "City Ruins: Soul," as the name implies, takes the original "City Ruins" theme from NieR: Automata and reinvigorates it with the classic Soulcalibur orchestra to celebrate the inclusion of Guest Fighter 2B.
- "Resolute Vanguard," otherwise known as the theme that plays in Hilde's trailer, transitions between a confident and triumphant piece, representing the princess's resolve to fight for her homeland, and a more somber serenade, representing the tragedy of her background.
- "Tune of the Man - Dual Souls" accompanying Haohmaru takes cues from his original stage theme and revamps it with an orchestral flair, creating an amazing blend of European and Japanese instruments that encapsulates the long-awaited crossover between the Soulcalibur and Samurai Shodown universes.
- "Empty Vengeance." First appearing in Setsuka's reveal trailer, it features both Western and Japanese flutes to represent Setsuka's mixed heritage. Her Soul Chronicle further establishes it as her new Leitmotif by having two separate arrangements of it, one for light-hearted moments and another for serious moments.
- On the softer side of things, the Museum Theme is a reprise of "Healing Winds", orchestrally remastered in glorious HD.
- This theme that plays during Mitsurugi's duel against Shugen during Setsuka's Soul Chronicle is a remix of his original Leitmotif "Duelist" from the first Soulcalibur, now sounding more triumphant than ever.