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Music from the Crypt: listen to our classical Halloween stream

By
Editorial Staff

Creepy Classical Music and Scary Film Scores that will chill you to the bone as you look under your bed for things that go bump in the night like 'Sorcerer's Apprentice', 'Witches' Sabbath', 'Night on Bald Mountain' and soundtracks from 'The Omen', 'Jaws', 'Dracula' and more.

From the genre of music that brought you composer death masks comes Music from the Crypt, a classical music stream designed to set an eerie, terrifying mood for all your Halloween celebrations.

Of course, classical music can elicit a wide range of emotional states, and fear is definitely one of them. Hit play, above, and you'll feel it in all its minor-key splendour, from the gothic strains of Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor to the hair-raising "Dies irae" from Verdi's Requiem. Film scores are well represented, with music from the soundtracks of such thrillers and slashers as Psycho, Dracula, The Omen and Jaws, to name only a few.

Enjoy (is that the right word?) our Music from the Crypt stream, and click here to explore the full range of CBC Music's streaming options.

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