Horror Month: 10 Horrifically Brilliant Horror Scores

Horror Month – June 2015

A films score plays and important part in drawing the audience in to the dramatic unfoldings. Here at Indie Mac User we have picked out top 10 horror scores – and as always drop your favourite in the comment box !!!!
“Music and cinema fit together naturally. Because there’s a kind of intrinsic musicality to the way moving images work when they’re put together. It’s been said that cinema and music are very close as art forms, and I think that’s true.” – Martin Scorcese


10) The Omen (1976) “Ave Satani” (Latin for “Hail Satan”) composed by Jerry Goldsmith.

9) The Evil Dead (1981) “Introduction” composed by Joseph LoDuca.

8) A Nightmare on Elm Street (1981) “Prologue/Main Title” composed by Charles Bernstein.

7) Alien (1979) “End TItle” composed by Jerry Goldsmith.

6) The Exorcist (1973) “Tubular Bells” composed by Mike Oldfield.

5) Hellraiser (1987) “Hellraiser” composed by Christopher Young.

4) Friday the 13th (1980) “The Last Fight, The Chop to the End” composed by Harry Manfredini.

3) Friday the 13th (1980) “Closing Theme” composed by Harry Manfredini.

2) Halloween (1978) “Main Theme” composed by John Carpenter.

1) Psycho (1960) “The Murder” composed by Bernard Herrmann.


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