Classical Music/orchestra music


can you please identify a piece of music for me. i have looked for weeks, asked everyone i know who knows about orchestra music but i can't find the composer. its in a show called teen wolf i know i have heard it some where before but i cant remember. you can find it in episode 6 season 2 called “Frenemy” this is the link (copy and past in your web browser)  it starts at 3:26 minutes  thank you

I have never heard this piece.

At first I thought, Tchaikovsky or Mussorgsky (something like "Night on Bald Mountain") or Brahms.  Then the cymbal roll; they didn't do anything like that.  Maybe Prokofiev, but probably not.  Unlikely to be Shostakovitch because it's not dissonant enough.

I'm guessing it's a piece written specifically for it, even though it sounds "classical."  Probably not John Williams; he only works big budget stuff.

I suggest you get hold of the production company; search on the web. OR, if the music is available on CD/whatever, the compositions will be listed there.  AND if there are credits at the end, the compositions will be listed there; you may have to freeze-frame several times, as usually they roll by with lightening speed!  You might also google by show title and 'music list' or something like that.

I'm sorry I can't help you more specifically.

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