From ‘Star Wars’ to ‘The Shining,’ why the 13th-century ‘Dies Irae’ shows up in so many movies

blog.newadvent.org | 9/19/2019 | Staff
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As Catholicism permeated world culture, the melody of the Dies Irae found its way into classical music, where it was used to convey a deathly, eerie tone. From there it worked...
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