Richard Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries
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The 20 scariest pieces of classical music
20. Richard Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries
This battle-cry is actually quite a triumphant event in the original staging of Wagner's Ring Cycle, but thanks to the piece being used to soundtrack helicopters flying through war-torn Vietnam in Francis Ford Coppola's 'Apocalypse Now', it's safe to say that this is officially a scary piece.