Demons, Spooks and Other Things That Go Bump In The Night

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Monday, October 31, 2011

Darkness descends on Exploring Music as we investigate composers' fascination with ghosts, goblins, Mephistopheles and other phantasmagoria.

Comments [3]


Also, Ravel's "Scarbo" from Gaspard de la Nuit.

Nov. 03 2011 12:30 AM

I just saw this week's entire playlist. No Liszt "Mephisto Waltz" or Prokofiev "Suggestion Diabolique" or Prokofiev op. 3 no. 4 "Phantom"?

Nov. 02 2011 11:52 PM
Stephen Lepp from Verona, NJ

The Walpurgisnacht was absolutely hair raising!!!


Love the show!!!

I play the Oboe, English Horn and Oboe d'amour
How about a show on this family, there are lots of great pieces....many accompanied arias in the Bach Cantatas
Good recordings with Harry Shulman,
Schellenberger, Harold Gomberg, Tom Stacy , Sherry Sylar, playing English Horn in the second movement of Dvorak's New World Symphony, with the NY Phil.Kurt Masur conducting,Teldec 9031 73244-2

There are great recordings using baroque oboes for music of the period.

Best Wishes


Nov. 02 2011 03:10 AM

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