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Top 5 Classical works to carve pumpkins by in the lead up to Halloween!

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Here’s our top 5 classical works in the lead up to Halloween. Get your laptop or speakers ready to tuck into an open window, or near the front door, as on Halloween night, starting at 6 PM, The New Classical FM will be playing all sorts of spooky music, providing the perfect soundtrack for handing out treats. Did you get your pumpkins yet? Here are a few tunes to get your in the Jack-o-Lantern mood. Find us online at classicalfm.ca !

1. O Fortuna from Carmina Burana by Karl Orff
Conducted by André Rieu

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2. Toccata and Fugue in D- for Organ by JS Bach
Performed by Hans-André Stamm on the Trost-Organ of the Stadkirche in Waltershausen, Germany

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3. Funeral March from the Piano Sonata Op. 35 No. 2 by Frederic Chopin
Performed by Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli

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4. March to the Scaffold from Symphonie fantastique by Hector Berlioz
Conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, performed by the TSO

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5. Dance Macabre by Saint-Saens
Originally aired on PBS and shown in elementary schools

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