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Some of the spookiest music was written hundreds of years ago by popular classical composers.
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Something Spooky

YourClassical Adventures - Episode 58: Something Spooky

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

Episode 58 playlist

Camille Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre — Music about ghosts and spirits coming alive in a graveyard to dance in the moonlight.

LISTEN — Camille Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre

Camille Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre

Carl Orff: O Fortuna from Carmina Burana — This piece makes us want to hide. Where is your favorite hiding spot? Do you use it when you play hide-and-seek?

LISTEN — Carl Orff: O Fortuna

Carl Orff: O Fortuna from Carmina Burana

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, “In the Hall of the Mountain King” — This piece may make you feel like running. How fast can you run in place?

LISTEN — Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, “In the Hall of the Mountain King”

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, “In the Hall of the Mountain King”
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