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All Hallow's Eve with Nick Omiccioli

Composer Nick Omiccioli.
Leo Dohyung Kim
Composer Nick Omiccioli.

This week on Sound Currents, we get into the spooky spirit with guest Nick Omiccioli. From haunted waters to screaming banshees, creepy vampires and honky-tonk ghosts — it’s about to get creepy with a spine-tingling Halloween episode!

Happy Halloween! Celebrate all things spooky and creepy in a special holiday episode of Sound Currents.

This week's guest is composer Nick Omiccioli.

Be sure to answer this week's "favorite piece" poll down below!

Sascha Groschang
Laurel Parks

Nick Omiccioli, composer

Haunted Seas
by Nick Omiccioli
newEar Contemporary Chamber Ensemble

Voodoo Dolls
by Jessie Montgomery

Banshee Reels
by Lee Hartman
California E.A.R. Unit

Ples Upírů (The Vampires Ball)
by Iva Bittová
Iva Bittová - violin and vocals

Ghost Rags No. 1 - The Graceful Ghost
by William Bolcom
Spencer Meyer - piano

The Haunted Ocean (from Waltz with Bashir)
by Max Richter
Kristjan Järvi with the Baltic Sea Philharmonic

Did any pieces we included this week stand out to you?
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