Haunting Soundtracks Part 2: Monsters We Love

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Creatures from outer space and the Black Lagoon! Werewolves! Giant apes, giant spiders, and humongous radioactive dinosaurs! These are some of the monsters we love, even if the love isn't reciprocated.

Throughout October, the spookiest month, David Garland presents an intriguing range of music from horror, sci-fi and fantasy films. Resourceful composers have found many different ways to chill spines, evoke thrills, be seductively scary, and get on your nerves. Tonight, monster music by Max Steiner, Akira Ifukube, Hans J. Salter & Frank Skinner, Paul Sawtell & Bert Shefter and many others.