Classical For Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

From the Archives - Music for Halloween weekend

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

This week, 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 and the Chicago Symphony

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

by Georgy Ligeti
Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic

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

'Halloween' Main Theme
by John Carpenter
John Carpenter

Psycho - Narrative for Orchestra
by Bernard Herrmann
Bernard Herrmann and the National Philharmonic

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and afternoon host for Classical KC. You can reach her at