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    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tyger View Post
    Can anybody suggest some ominous marches (besides, of course, The Imperial March, AKA Vader's theme). I'm planning ahead a villain who keeps around a Dominated and/or undead bard just to play theme music for his entrances, and trying to work out the best music.
    I have a fondness for using Romantic German composers for villains. As a bonus, they are especially effective with history buffs due to the association with...well, I hate to Godwin the thread, but the point is relevant.

    One of my personal favorites:

    Siegfried's Funeral March from Wagner's Götterdämmerung. A version played at a faster tempo may or may not suit your villain better, but I couldn't quickly locate a recording that wasn't of horrible quality.

    And if you happen to have a villain that falls under the creepy child trope, Mahler put something perfect in the third movement of Symphony No. 1. Yes, that is what you think it is.
    Last edited by flumphy; 2011-08-17 at 11:05 AM.