And parades and parties where people dress as catrinas:
So I thought I would acknowledge the occasion with some suitable music. We have to have Saint-Saëns Danse macabre, of course:
Here is some traditional Día de Muertos music:
And part of the soundtrack to the Bond movie Spectre with Day of the Dead music:
But how about some more classical music that might be suitable? The Dead March from Handel's oratorio Saul, performed at Lord Nelson's funeral:
And, of course, the Funeral March from Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2:
Plus the second movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, the Marcia funebre:
Of course all that is a bit gloomy for the Mexican event which is, like all events in Mexico, pretty much a fiesta.