The Bernard Herrmann Society
The Bernard Herrmann Society
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Society for the Appreciation of the Music of
Bernard Herrmann • 1911 - 1975
Music for Alfred Hitchcock
A Christmas Carol and A Child is Born
Petra Goes to the Movies
Music@Menlo: Resonance: Disc 5
North by Northwest
Sarasota, FL, USA
Seattle, WA, USA
Austin, TX, USA
Dallas, TX, USA
Cork, Ireland • Dublin, Ireland
Gallipolis, FL, USA
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Wuthering Heights in Braunschweig, Germany in 2015
Sturmhöhe in Brunswick! .
103rd Birthday Anniversary
Bernard Herrmann was born on 29th June 1911 in New York. We have updated the website with a new item to celebrate his birthday by longtime collaborator Bob Kosovsky.
Facebook Discussion Group
We have now added a discussion group on Facebook! .
Bernard Herrmann Weekend in Cleveland
Six films scored by Herrmann will screen during a four-day series.
CBS Radio Concert Premieres
Gotham Radio Theatre re-creates two episodes of the radio series CBS Columbia Workshop live on stage, with live music, sound effects and more to underscore the action.
Film Score Monthly Print Edition Online Archive
FSM has published their old print magazine (1990-2005) now for free: .
Steven Smith to introduce Vertigo in San Francisco
The San Francisco Symphony performs the score of Hitchcock’s Vertigo along with the film on November 1.
Sound of Cinema: The Music that Made the Movies – 1. The Big Score
UK viewers only. A documentary presented by Neil Brand featuring Steiner, Korngold, Rozsa, Barry, Zimmer, Williams and Herrmann. Norma Herrmann also appears. .
Sound of Cinema: Live from the BFI
A special show live from BFI, Southbank in London, to launch Radio 3's Sound of Cinema season.
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Cork • Ireland • Dublin • Ireland
Lille • France
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London • UK
Hong Kong • Hong Kong
Melbourne • FL • USA
Scranton • PA • USA • Wilkes-Barre • PA • USA
Cleveland • OH • USA
Charleston • WV • USA
Elgin • IL • USA
Tulare • CA • USA
A Biographical Sketch
A Letter to Henry Cowell
I have dreamt in my life dreams, that have stayed with me forever.
About the Society
Richard Reichardt ... Carl Steward
31 August - 15 September 2014
15 September 2014
The entire score is reproduced on Tribute Classics CD of The Kentuckian. And quite well, it should be added.
Wagner's RING & Herrmann
Bill Wrobel ... Stephen Husarik
04 November 2007 - 14 September 2014
14 September 2014
I gave a paper at an East coast university a couple of months ago and was enthusiatic because I saw in the other papers that participants understood what the Aristotelian version of the word diegesis
New John Mauceri Hitchcock CD coming
Jim Doherty ... Montag
01 July - 12 September 2014
12 September 2014
I meant to write subtlety vs. subtly..... The Toccata web page also allow you to purchase MP3 and FLAC files of the tracks, and of the complete CD also.
This article claims BH was influenced by Arnold Schoenberg(?)
Stephen Cimino ... OnyaBirri
30 August - 05 September 2014
05 September 2014
Lots of film/TV composers used what they called "functional 12-tone" technique, which was based on 12-tone principles but broke the rules when the composer wanted to,
WUTHERING HEIGHTS in Germany<
Bernd Rachold ...
28 July - 03 September 2014
03 September 2014
Christian Steinbock, Dramaturg Staatstheater Braunschweig, back from theatre-holidays confirmed today that indeed this Braunschweig-production of "Wuthering Heights" is the European stage-premiere.
01 September 2014
01 September 2014
If Herrmann Had Recorded More Soundtrack Albums
OnyaBirri ... Herrmann Family
25 - 30 August 2014
30 August 2014
Benny in his lectures made it clear each performance is unique. The particular night, the acoustics of the place,
Fantasy Film Worlds Expanded
OnyaBirri ... Montag
08 - 26 August 2014
26 August 2014
Yes, Longer Suites are better to my ears, than technical edits.
Marnie tracks on Amazon
Jim Doherty ... OnyaBirri
06 January - 24 August 2014
24 August 2014
What do folks think of the album on Varese?
Travis McLaurin ... OnyaBirri
15 - 19 August 2014
19 August 2014
Thanks, I think I have that on VHS someplace.
An Interview with Bernard Herrmann
Royal S. Brown
Bernard Herrmann, Christopher Palmer and others
Herrmann in Britain
Herrmann CBS Legacy
A Blue Plaque for Herrmann
Michael Beek and Günther Kögebehn
The Classic Film Scores of
THE BERNARD HERRMANN SOCIETY • 1994 • 2000 • 2011