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From the Archives - Music for Halloweekend

Enjoy spooky music on this week's From the Archives.
Enjoy spooky music on this week's From the Archives.

This week on From the Archives, enjoy a special program of music that’s scary, creepy, and weird. Plus, iconic music from movies that we’ll never forget. Turn out the lights and listen — we dare you!

Compositions and Recordings

Toccata in D minor
by Johann Sebastian Bach
Virgil Fox

Finale from Symphony No. 6 (excerpt)
by Gustav Mahler
Claudio Abbado with the Chicago Symphony

Funeral March from Sonata No. 2
by Frederic Chopin
Yuja Wang

by Georgy Ligeti
Leonard Bernstein with the New York Philharmonic

Night on Bald Mountain
by Modest Mussorgsky
Sir Charles Mackerras with the London Philharmonic

Halloween Main Theme
by John Carpenter
John Carpenter

Psycho - Narrative for Orchestra
by Bernard Herrmann
National Philharmonic

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
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