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Topic Nominated What is your favorite terrifying music?

What is your favorite terrifying music?

I happened upon this old thread in which classical music lovers were discussing their favorite scary piano pieces and I thought I would share:

what are your favorite scary piano pieces? | Pianist Corner | Piano World Piano & Digital Piano Forums

What is your favorite frightening music? For me it is probably Giyorgy Ligeti's Requiem, which has always reminded me of the throes of death, or someone alternately rising above life into transcendent spaces and then falling back into strangling horror:

I'm also fond of Tibetan Tantric music and chanting, like this Mahakala sadhana:

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