Doom and Gloom: Music has a word for "Death"


Doom and Gloom: Music has a word for "Death" Kirill Kukhmar / Kirill Kukhmar/TASS

Music is a language, and composers have a musical word that means "Death." It's been used to convey doom and gloom for over 100 years, and without knowing it, you've heard it in some of your favorite movies. From The Lord of the Rings to The Shining, we'll listen to clips that may surprise you. Composers speak with music, and now we'll know it when we hear it.