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Something Spooky

Some of the spookiest music was written hundreds of years ago by popular classical composers.Neven Krcmarek/Unsplash

Episode 27 - Something Spooky


Episode 27: Spooky

4:59


October 29, 2020
Camille Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre

Carl Orff: O Fortuna from Carmina Burana

Peter Grimes: Moonlight from Four Sea Interludes

Halloween is a great time to explore the most mysterious music ever composed.

Episode 27 playlist

Camille Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre — Music about ghosts and spirits coming alive at the graveyard.

LISTEN — Camille Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre

Carl Orff: O Fortuna from Carmina Burana — Does this piece sound like a casting of an evil spell? It's a latin poem, warning you to beware.

LISTEN — Carl Orff: O Fortuna

Benjamin Britten: Moonlight from Four Sea Interludes — Have you ever heard that black cats, zombies and werewolves come out during a full moon?

LISTEN — Benjamin Britten: Moonlight from Four Sea Interludes

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