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Behind the Curtain | The Walls Are Alive With the Sound of…

Just a quick update due to a request that we frequently get. It’s about the music that we play for the Halloween Room. (This has  nothing to do with the picture above, I just like it which I’ll get to later on in this post.) Earlier in the comments I had yet one more request for the music and I posted the answer, but to make it easy on ya’ I decided to put the list here.

Just a word of warning. Listening to these sounds may cause adverse side effects such as a creeping sensation of doom, the feeling of someone walking over your grave or inadvertent spinning of the head! Still interested? OK, don’t say I didn’t warn you! Here it is:

‘The Prestige’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack-David Julyan:

  • The Prestige
  • Sacrifice
  • The Price of a Good Trick
  • The Real Transported Man
  • The Transported Man

Le Carnival de Animaux: Aquarium-Charles Dutoit, Christina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta & Pascal Roge from the album Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals

‘The Haunting in Connecticut’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack-Robert J Kraul

  • Main Title
  • Research
  • Room Service
  • Resolution

‘The Uninvited’- Original Score-Christopher Young

  • The Uninvited
  • Working Dreams

‘The Dark’- Original Motion Picture Soundtrack-Edmund Butt

  • Sarah’s Drowned
  • The Dark

‘The Twilight Zone (The Complete Scores of Bernard Herrmann)- Bernard Herrmann

  • Intro (From the Episode “The Lonely”

‘The Happening’-Original Motion Picture Soundtrack-James Newton Howard

  • Five Miles Back
  • Voices

‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula’-Wojciech Kilar

  • Mina/Dracula

‘The Descent’-Original Motion Picture Soundtrack-David Julyan

  • Down the Pipe
Organ Music
  • Halloween Pipe Organ Suite 6 – Best of the Church Pipe Organ and the Hammond B-3…-The Church Organ All Stars
  • Toccata and Fugue in D Minor for Organ, BWV565 – Glorious Pipes and Organ Music Through the Ages
  • Halloween Pipe Organ – Halloween Sound Effects- Halloween
  • Halloween Pipe Organ – Scary Trick or Treat Music – Halloween Trick or Treat and Party Sounds
  • Organ Toccata in D Minor – Very Scary Music

All songs are available to download on either iTunes or 

Since I’m already here, I thought I’d give another nod to the Sound of Music by including a gallery of a few of my favorite things!

Whew! That was a lot and that was only a few of my favorite things. So what are a few of your favorite Halloween things? A portrait of a woman getting stabby with a dagger, right? ME TOO! What else? Let me know, I’d love to hear about how you get ready for Halloween!

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  1. julie eversaul September 3, 2012 at 7:07 am - Reply

    I visited the Newport Beach location today, 9/1/2012. In the rooms with the haunted manor theme creepy organ music (reminiscent of Davy Jones locker, pirates of the Caribbean) was playing. I was advised to find the name of this music on your blog, but none of this music is represented here. Will you please share the title of what was playing?

  2. Sylvr September 3, 2012 at 5:47 pm - Reply

    Yes, thank you for reminding me! Now that we’re open I have realized a few things are missing from this list. I have had requests for the organ music as well as the creepy whispering as you enter. They will be posted here as soon as I find out!

  3. Sylvr September 6, 2012 at 12:54 am - Reply

    Hi Julie! I just updated the list to include the organ music! Take a look! And for those interested in the creepy whispering, that was found on a royalty free audio website through a Google search of “ghostly voices, horror sound effects”.

  4. Nancy September 17, 2012 at 10:16 pm - Reply

    Spent a lot of time in your store this last weekend and was very intrigued by the mirror that appears to have someone inside it trying to get out! As it was sold I was curious if you could tell me how that was done and where I might get the working parts to recreate it. Love your store. You guys do an amazing job every year!!

    • Sylvr September 30, 2012 at 11:59 pm - Reply

      Hi Nancy! Thanks for the nice compliments! AAArrrgh! I’m torn because I really want to tell you how we did the “scratching mirror” but we are still a long way off from Halloween and I want to keep some secrets for the people who haven’t seen our display yet. I need to wait a little while longer before I can give this one up, I hope that’s OK.

  5. Ed Arango September 30, 2012 at 9:21 pm - Reply

    Hi…We were just at Roger’s Garden today and I asked about the soundtrack that was playing in the “Family Tree” display area. It is more of vocals say the typical scary stuff like, “Get Out!!..Leave Now!!”. Can you tell me where I can get it? One of the employee’s told me that I could find out about it on this blog??….Can you help me out?? Thanks!!! Ed

    • Sylvr September 30, 2012 at 11:39 pm - Reply

      Hi Ed! The whispering and voices used were found on a royalty free audio website by doing a Google search of “ghostly voices, horror sound effects”. Unfortunately I don’t have the exact file names but you should be able to find many choices by entering that search term.

  6. Andrea October 3, 2012 at 5:23 pm - Reply

    To Ed Arango:
    Hi Ed, I was also most interested in the sound in this area and did a search thanks to Sylver’s tip. I found this link and think it’s the closest one (perhaps the very!).

    Hope that helps!

  7. James October 7, 2012 at 3:24 am - Reply

    To Andrea,
    Thank you Andrea. That was the correct link. You save us a lot of time and trouble.

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