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

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Talking Herrmann

Planets 2
James Nolen ... Markus
One reply
25 - 30 April 2017
30 April 2017
An organ glissando that produces an extraordinary effect. Herrmann used a similar (same?) organ glissando in a orchestral Tutti within his "Obsession" score. Markus
New vinyl release of DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL? 6
Jobla ... OnyaBirri
5 replies
27 March - 26 April 2017
26 April 2017
"There was no 20th Century-Fox Records when this LP was produced." There have been plenty of legitimately issued/licensed records that have used period-appropriate labels on the LPs, ...
OBSESSIONS BD/DVD now on preorder via Indiegogo campaign 8
Jobla ... Jim Doherty
7 replies
06 - 26 April 2017
26 April 2017
It's scored with nothing but CBS library cues.
Herrmann CD Mystery--Can Anyone Help? 3
Manny ...
2 replies
21 - 25 April 2017
25 April 2017
Souvenir de Voyages sheet music hire 2
Donny McKenzie ... KOP
One reply
24 April 2017
24 April 2017
Herrmann Debate 19
James Nolen ... OnyaBirri
18 replies
13 March - 16 April 2017
16 April 2017
I don't really understand why this concerns anyone - whether or not Herrmann is accepted within an insular little world that is fading from relevancy with each passing day.
PSYCHO music used in SINISTER (2012)
Jim Doherty
No replies
26 March 2017
26 March 2017
Although the score is by Christopher Young (whose work I really admire), there is one piece which occurs from about 14:36 to 15:21 that is obviously a cue from Herrmann's PSYCHO. ...
Delius'Songs of Sunset' and Herrmanns 'Tender is the Night' 2
Markus ... Jim Doherty
One reply
18 - 23 March 2017
23 March 2017
Whether it was coincidence or subconscious channeling of Delius' work (Herrmann did indeed like Delius), you are right; the similarities are quite obvious. Interesting.
The Passing of a TCM Icon 2
John J ... Jobla
One reply
07 - 08 March 2017
08 March 2017
Agreed, he's a huge loss for the film buff community.
Herrmann-esque Music - Feud: Bette and Joan
No replies
06 March 2017
06 March 2017
This (excellent) new FX series features a score using many Herrmann-esque devices, scored by Mac Quayle (Mr. Robot).

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