Halloween Classical Music – Part One

Spice up your Halloween party or your Trick or Treat decorations with fun and spooky classical Halloween music.

The Vampire Masquerade

Count Dracula’s vampire masquerade ball from the movie Van Helsing. Music by Peter Gundry of Australia.

Ave Satani/ Omen Suite

Dark and scary the Omen movie theme is a ritual song for the coming son of Satan. Music by Jerry Goldsmith.

Hall of the Mountain King

Dovregubben, the Troll Mountain King, sits on his throne surrounded by dancing goglins and gnomes. From the Peer Gynt Suite no. 1 by Edvard Greig (1843- 1907).

La Danse Macbre

A French folktale about Death who appears at midnight on Halloween Eve to call forth the dead to dance as he fiddles. Music by Camille Saint-Saens (1835- 1921).

The Sorceror’s Apprentice

The playful song is about an apprentice who tries to produce magic but it gets out of control. Music by Paul Dukas (1865- 1935) based on a poem by Goethe. The song was feturs in Disney’s Fantasia.

Swan Theme, Swan Lake

Odette, Queen of the swans, is a human tuned into swan by an evil spirit. Prince Siegfried tries to break the spell. Dramatic and beautiful ballet by Pyotr Tchaikowsky (1840- 1893).

Romeo at Juliet’s Tomb, Romeo and Juliet

The death scene from the Romeo & Juliet ballet is haunting, powerful, and beautiful. Music by Sergei Prokofiev (1891- 1953).

Fossils, Carnival of Animals

Clanking bones and dancing skeletons. Music by Saint- Saens.


Bruce J. Wood
Bruce J. Wood
Bruce J. Wood, founder of AOIDE Bruce J. Wood has worked on Wall Street in business finance and strategy, and has written hundreds of finance business plans, strategic plans, economic feasibility studies, and economic impact studies. Bruce has lectured on creativity and strategic thinking, as well as worked on the development of numerous publishing, film, television, and performing arts projects, along with downtown revitalizations, using the arts as an economic catalyst. As an aficionado of music, art, and dance, Bruce is also a writer and an outdoor enthusiast. He has written poetry, blogs, articles, and many creative project concepts. He lives in the Metro Detroit area and enjoys writing poetry, backpacking, and ballroom dancing.

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