What comes to mind when you think of Halloween music? Michael Jackson’s Thriller? The Addams Family theme song? The 1962 hit single Monster Mash? How about something from The Nightmare Before Christmas? All good stuff, but the orchestral composers of the 19th century were also- forgive the phrase- “killin’” in the Halloween department.
If there were a Grammy category for best Halloween-esque, classical, orchestral piece- mine would go to Frenchman Camille Saint-Seans for Danse Macabre. Written in…Read more