Society for the Appreciation of the Music of Bernard Herrmann • 1911 - 1975

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Talking Herrmann

Top 10 Herrmann scores for newbies 17
Bruno Bates ... OnyaBirri
16 replies
23 November 2014 - 29 November 2016
29 November 2016
It would depend on the sensibilities of the listener. Someone who may gravitate toward "It's Alive" may not care about "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir," and vice versa.
More Psycho!
James Nolen
No replies
26 November 2016
26 November 2016
Question about Herrmann's favorite film scores raised by TL Moral's book on Marnie 8
Louis Goldberg ... Jobla
7 replies
25 November 2016
25 November 2016
I read that book about MARNIE a long time ago. Is the new version significantly revised, or just slightly tweaked?
Herrmann's March Militaire (1932) 3
Nick Haysom ...
2 replies
21 - 25 November 2016
25 November 2016
A longer version has now been uploaded here.
OBSESSIONS (169) 3
Jim Doherty ... Jobla
2 replies
20 - 21 November 2016
21 November 2016
I recall having a vinyl LP that had the "theme from OBSESSIONS" on it. I think it was a Japanese compilation of sci-fi themes, on the Poo label.
Clarinet 4
James Nolen ... Jim Doherty
3 replies
21 October - 19 November 2016
19 November 2016
I received the Naxos CD in the mail yesterday. It is played with great precision and an over-abundance of passion. If a passage is marked "fortissimo," these players push it almost to "fff. ...
Nocturnal Animals
Kevin Rutherford
No replies
12 November 2016
12 November 2016
There was an interview with Tom Ford on BBC 4's The Film Programme last week in which the director professes his love of Herrmann, and says he was a big influence on the music for 'Nocturnal Animals'. ...
Herrmann NOT on DVD 36
Günther Kögebehn ... Jobla
35 replies
27 November 2006 - 27 October 2016
27 October 2016
Somebody quoted Norman Lloyd as believing that the film is now lost, due to not having seen a copy in decades.
Stylotone releases Twisted Nerve 66
Günther Kögebehn ... Stefan Huber
65 replies
04 March - 24 October 2016
24 October 2016
Does anybody have any news about Stylotone? September has passed, October nearly... but no news : ...
Psycho Suite in Concert 3
Craig Zeichner ...
2 replies
05 - 07 October 2016
07 October 2016
Hopefully there will be other opportunities!

An Interview with Bernard Herrmann August 1975

Royal S. Brown

Byron Concert

Bernard Herrmann, Christopher Palmer and others

Herrmann in Britain

Günther Kögebehn

Herrmann CBS Legacy

Bill Wrobel

A Blue Plaque for Herrmann

Michael Beek and Günther Kögebehn

The Classic Film Scores of Bernard Herrmann

George Kaplan