Tuesday, October 30, 2012

13 Days of Halloween Part XII - Theme from Halloween

For part 13 of this series we will look at the theme from John Capenter's Classic 'Halloween'.

Written by the director himself Halloween's theme is based on a repetitive motif in 5/4 time which modulates by semitone as it unfolds.  This is really easy to play on the banjo - once you've mastered the first measure the rest is either repeating or modulating (moving it up or down your fretboard).

Here is the arrangement (click to enlarge)...

NEXT: 13 Days of Halloween Part XIII - The Final Chapter!

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