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Spooky Children

With the next chapter in the 'It' series released this week, featuring music by Benjamin Wallfisch, Matthew Sweet turns his attention to music that underscores children in the horror genre.

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Music Played

  • John Carpenter

    Village of the Damned (1990) - March of the Children

    Composer: David Davis. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Mirkovich.
    • Village of the Damned - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Bishara

    The Prodigy (2019) - Hands Are Calling

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Prodigy - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • SONy CLASSICAL.
    • 2.
  • James Newton Howard

    The Sixth Sense (1999) - Run to the Church

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Pete Anthony.
    • The Sixth Sense - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Varese Sarabande.
    • 1.
  • Jonathan Elias

    Children of the Corn (1994) - Main Title

    Performer: Studio Orchestra.
    • Children of the Corn - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • CINERAMA.
    • 6.
  • Christopher Young

    Pet Sematary (2019) - Wasn't the Beginning?

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Pet Sematary - Original Motion Pictrure Soundtrack.
    • Paramount.
    • 15.
  • Alex North

    The Bad Seed (1956) - The Bad Seed, The Medal and Rhoda Sleeps Well

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Ray Heindorf.
    • The Bad Seed - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • LA LA LAND RECORDS.
    • 1.
  • John Ottman

    The Orphan (2009) - Suite for Jessica and Max

    Ensemble: Orphanesta. Conductor: Pablo Heisenberg.
    • The Orphan - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 3.
  • Krzysztof Komeda

    Rosemary's Baby (1968) - Lullaby

    Performer: Mia Farrow.
    • Rosemary's Baby - Original Motion Pictrure Soundtrack.
    • HARKIT.
    • 1.
  • Colin Stetson

    Hereditary (2018) - Hail Paimon & Reborn

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Hereditary - Orginal Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • MILAN RECORDS.
    • 23.
  • Lalo Schifrin

    The Exorcist (1973) - suite from the unused score (excerpt)

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Lalo Schifrin.
    • The Excorist - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • WARNER BROS.
    • 9.
  • Mike Oldfield

    The Excorcist (1973) - Tubular Bells

    Performer: Mike Oldfield.
    • The No.1 Movies Album.
    • POLYGRAM.
    • 19.
  • Jerry Goldsmith

    The Omen (1976) - Ave Satani, New Ambassador & The Altar

    Orchestra: The National Philharmonic. Conductor: Jerry Goldsmith.
    • The Omen - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 1.
  • Benjamin Wallfisch

    It - Chapter Two (2019) - Spider Attack

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • It - Chapter Two - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • WATER TOWER.
    • 40.
  • Marco Beltrami

    The Omen (2006) - Altar of Sacrifice

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Pete Anthony.
    • The Omen - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • VARESE SARABANDE.
    • 17.
  • Thomas Couzinier

    Les Crevettes Pailletees (The Shiny Shrimps) - 2019 - Les Crevettes Pailletees

    Composer: Frédéric Kooshmanian. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Les Crevettes Pailletees - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • MILAN MUSIC.
    • 1.

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