WATCH | The Secret Behind the Spooky Sounds in Horror Movies
Discover the role of sound in horror movies and explore the spookiest musical instruments ever. Confront your fears and learn more on our new YouTube channel.
A Halloween Poem from Alan Chapman
Celebrate Halloween with a festive poem by Alan Chapman. Dive into the spooky spirit with this unique literary piece.
An Obsessive Love that Mirrored Life
Explore the dramatic tale of Hector Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, an autobiographical piece reflecting his obsessive love for actress Harriet Smithson and his descent into madness.
John Carpenter, “Halloween” Composer for Hire
Renowned director John Carpenter discusses his journey from filmmaker to musician, his approach to scoring his own films, and his experience working on the Halloween series.
A Perilous Playlist of the Most Macabre Music
Explore KUSC's Halloween playlist, featuring macabre music chosen by hosts and staffers. From Verdi’s Requiem to John Williams’ Jaws theme, prepare for a harrowing holiday.
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Explore the versatile world of the cello, likened to the human voice for its range. Discover famous cellists and their music, from Bach to AC/DC. The cello truly rocks!
Open Ears: The Endlessly Unfolding Story of Margaret Bonds
Explore the underappreciated life and work of Margaret Bonds, a pioneering Black composer and pianist, whose music is still being discovered 46 years after her death.
Classical Californians: James Conlon
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Saturday Morning CarTunes: The Viola
Explore the rich history of the viola, its unique sound, and its rise from a supporting role to a star in the orchestra. Tune in Saturday to learn more about this underappreciated instrument.