F.W. Murnau’s 1922 film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror is one of the classics of the silent film era. This telling of the Dracula story is notable for Max Schreck’s iconic and eerie performance as the vampire, Count Orlok.
Similar to my soundtracks for The Fall of the House of Usher and Lot in Sodom, I’m now working on a soundtrack to Nosferatu. This will take a long time – probably another year at the very least – but in the meantime I’d like to present a little preview showing the work in progress.
This excerpt is a bit of a tease, since it doesn’t feature either Orlok or the protagonist, Hutter. To set the scene, unknown to the citizens, the vampire has just arrived in the city of Wisborg on board the ship Empusa…