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

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Talking Herrmann

I'm really sorry almost no one visits this site anymore... 20
Jim Doherty ... ParsifalThornhill
19 replies
29 July - 18 August 2017
18 August 2017
Well, I just started coming here (HI EVERYBODY!). I was made aware of Bernard (besides "Psycho", obviously) through the purchase of the Spitfire audio BH Orchestral Toolkit. ...
Behind the Locked Door: Hitchcock Hour 2/22 2
G Stevens ... ParsifalThornhill
One reply
08 - 18 August 2017
18 August 2017
I so wish those "Hour" shows would finally be released on proper blu ray/dvd. I do remember loving them back on network tv in the 70s, along with the original show. I did manage to order vol. ...
Herrmann's Peter Ibbetson radio score 2
G Stevens ... Jim Doherty
One reply
09 - 12 August 2017
12 August 2017
The earliest incarnations of the JANE EYRE material I've found is in Herrmann's 1938 radio score for COLUMBIA WORKSHOP's presentation of OUTWARD BOUND. As you might already know, ...
Westinghouse Studio One on Decades channel again 4
Jim Doherty ... G Stevens
3 replies
15 July - 12 August 2017
12 August 2017
I watched "The Last Summer" (original air date was August 4, 1958) with Dennis Hopper last night, and was surprised to find it had tracked in music from Waxman's Peyton Place! ...
Greven ... Alan Hamer
4 replies
13 April 2016 - 08 August 2017
08 August 2017
I am not sure if this has come up before on the subject of Taxi Driver, but the old story I heard many years ago that Chris Palmer had written the saxophone tune for the movie, ...
An interview with Norma Herrmann and Howard Blake 5
Günther Kögebehn ... Alan Hamer
4 replies
01 July - 08 August 2017
08 August 2017
Fascinating interview, shame I missed it until now; I knew Howard Blake worked around Bennie as an extra part of the Laurie Johnson, Chris Palmer and BH "trio". His music is fine and effective.... ...
RIP Hywel Bennett
Tony Williams
No replies
06 August 2017
06 August 2017
Bennett, remembered around here as the star of two Herrmann-scored films TWISTED NERVE and ENDLESS NIGHT, has passed away at the age of 73. He went on to a long, ...
Planets 5
James Nolen ...
4 replies
25 April - 30 July 2017
30 July 2017
There have been several attempts to add "Pluto" to the "Planets", and perhaps this music may be a solution.
Steve Vertlieb ... Mr Scratch
3 replies
26 - 27 July 2017
27 July 2017
I know how you feel.
Herrmann on Decca/London 8
Stefan Huber ... Azahid
7 replies
24 September 2014 - 12 July 2017
12 July 2017
Has anyone acquired the Decca Phase Four Film Score albums on the recently issued Decca Eloquence label? If so, I'm curious about their sound quality. ...

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