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The latest Gibson TV series, “Behind The Board,” offers an in-depth look at the world of studio recording in music, film and television.

The newest episode is perfect for Halloween week. In it, Gibson TV talks with film composer Charles Bernstein about the greatest compositions in horror film history.

Bernstein discusses the story behind his legendary original score for Wes Craven’s A Nightmare On Elm Street.

“Creating music for Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street” was one of the truly satisfying and challenging experiences in my career,” Bernstein said in a statement. “When the film was released, I never thought that Elm Street and Freddy Krueger would go on to become the cultural phenomenon that we know today.”

He added, “It’s gratifying to see how horror fans have kept Elm Street’s music alive and how the themes I composed for the film still seem to resonate with so many people.”

Watch the full episode below.

Behind The Board: Charles Bernstein of A Nightmare On Elm Street

With Halloween upon us, we are reminded that no horror film would be as scary without a bone chilling score to accompany it. In the latest episode of "Behind...

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at!