Nightmare Creatures of Art Song and Opera
Updated: Jun 13, 2019
Though classical music has a reputation for refinement, beauty, and declarations of love, this is the time of year when ghosts and ghouls to come out and play. From wicked witches to deal-making devils, all manner of Halloween creatures can be found in the world of opera and art songs. Here is some lovely music about the most nightmare-inducing monsters. Be sure to listen with the lights on.