As we approach Halloween, I'm always tempted to listen to "spooky" classical music. Last year I made and posted a Top 10 list at The Classical Girl. I'd love to hear what might make other V.commers' "top spooky pieces" list.
Here's mine (in no particular order):
1) Paul Dukas, “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”
2) Saint Saens, Danse Macabre
3) Sibelius, The Tempest, Act II, particularly “The Oak Tree” and “Caliban”
4) JS Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D-minor
5) Saint Saens, Symphony no. 3, first movement
6) Carl Orff, Carmina Burana “O Fortuna”
7) Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet “The Montagues and Capulets" (also called "The Dance of the Knights”)
8) Mussorgsky, Night on Bald Mountain
9) Rachmaninov, “The Isle of the Dead”
10) Joseph Suk, “Scherzo Fantastique”
I've got links to all of these pieces, and a little more detail on each one, over at THE CLASSICAL GIRL
Okay, anyone else? I'm always hungry for new, quality, spooky music. : )
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