Free Halloween music is fairly easy to find on the Internet. However, for those with sophisticated tastes in music, the easy-to-find Halloween MIDI files that are common online just won’t do. Although you have to dig a little to find the best Halloween music online, there are plenty of top-notch Halloween music downloads and radio stations with high-quality scary streaming songs that will be a perfect pick for any Halloween party.
Free Online Streaming Halloween Music on AOL Radio
Halloween AOL Radio has great Halloween-themed and scary music. Songs include “Don’t Fear the Reaper” by Blue Oyster Cult, the theme from “Young Frankenstein,” “Graveyard” by Midnight Syndicate, “Run, Rabbit, Run” by Rob Zombie, “Tales from the Crypt” by Danny Elfman, “Zombie Dance” by Alice Cooper, “Werewolves on Wheels by The Ghastly Ones” and “Dracula’s Castle” by John Beal. You can rate the music you listen to, and skip a few Halloween songs that you don’t like.
Free Online Halloween Music Downloads on Jamendo.com
Jamendo offers free, legal and unlimited downloads of music with a Creative Commons license. You can find free downloadable Halloween music on this site by searching on “Halloween.” Keep in mind that the majority of the music on this website is by independent artists, so you’re probably not going to find specific Halloween or scary songs. However, there are several albums and songs that are appropriate for Halloween. You can download the Halloween MP3 songs or albums directly in zipped format. You can also download music from this site in MP3 or OGG format by BitTorrent.
Free Online Streaming Classical Halloween Music on National Public Radio
The National Public Radio website (NPR.org) has a selection of 5 scary classical musical pieces that are perfect for Halloween. They are “Firebird Suite: Infernal Dance” by Igor Stravinsky, “Danse Macabre” by Camille Saint-Seans, “Dance of Terror” by Manuel De Falla, “Mephisto Waltz #1” by Franz Liszt and “Symphony Fantastique: Dream of the Witches’ Sabbath” by Hector Berlioz. You must load each one of these Halloween songs individually by clicking on the links to listen to them. However, you can use the NPR music player to create a Halloween playlist to play later.
Free Online Classical Halloween Music Downloads on ClassicalCat.net
ClassicalCat.net is a catalog website with links to sites with free online classical music downloads. You can find your favorite classical music pieces for Halloween by searching on the names of specific songs. Look for Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor,” Grieg’s Peer “Gynt Suite 1, Opus 46,” Mozart’s “Requiem” and Alain’s “Litanies.” You can find many more classical songs for Halloween by searching on “minor,” “fugue” and “fantasia.” In general, classical music in a minor key works best at Halloween. Organ music is a good choice, as are piano, chamber and orchestral music.
Free Online Streaming Halloween Music on Live365.com
Live365.com is a free website with streaming radio stations. You can find many free Halloween radio stations on Live365 by clicking “Seasonal/Holiday,” then selecting “Halloween.” You can also search on “Halloween” as a keyword to come up with even more free streaming Halloween music. Radio stations include “The Haunted Mansion” which plays only music from Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion, Halloween Dementia which plays scary songs through Halloween and Boogeyman Radio which plays Halloween songs from different genres such as punk, rock, psychobilly and metal.
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