Ten More Pieces of Creepy Classical Music

Joanna Parypinski

When I’m writing a dark scene for a novel or story, nothing sets the atmosphere like a bit of creepy classical music. One of my most popular blog posts of all time is “Top Ten Pieces of Classical Music to Listen to on a Dark and Stormy Night,” but there are a lot more than ten pieces of horrific classical music. That’s why I compiled this second list of ten more pieces to add to your collection. Ranging from intense and apocalyptic to mystical and eerie, these pieces set the mood for a bit of reading, horror movie soundtracks, or just a night in front of the fireplace with ghosts roaming behind you.

10: “Symphony No. 9 (From the New World), Movement 4” – Antonín Dvořák

The rousing opener of the final movement from the New World Symphony sounds a lot like the music from that movie about…

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