Friday, October 19, 2012

5 on Friday - Set 141

Travis at Trav's Thoughts invites everyone to lay down a short set of music that takes their fancies for his 5 on Friday meme.

My Spooky Stories Author series continues throughout October here at A Piece of My Mind.

If you missed the first three interviews, you can catch them here:

This week brings us to some truly classic spine-tingling compositions. Best enjoyed while walking through overgrown misty graveyards... 

1 - In the Hall of the Mountain King - composed by Edvard Grieg - performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

2 - Ride of the Valkyries - composed by Richard Wagner - performed by the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

3 - Night on Bald Mountain - composed by Modest Mussorgsky - performed by Leopold Stokowski's Symphony Orchestra

4 - Danse Macabre - composed by Camille Saint-Saens - performed by the National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Leopold Stokowski

5 - The Isle of the Dead, part I - composed by Sergei Rachmaninov - performed by the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra


Durward Discussion said...

Fantasia flashback with Night on Bald Mountain ... the others with In the Halls of the mountain King. Spookies R You. Great set.

Travis Cody said...

That's some great stuff. My earliest introduction to classical music was Bugs Bunny cartoons and Fantasia.