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

I have dreamt in my life dreams, that have stayed with me forever.

Talking Herrmann

ENDLESS NIGHT CD planned for Feb/March of 2020 22
Jobla ...
21 replies
17 October 2019 - 19 July 2020
19 July 2020
According to a translation quoted on the FSM website, the Quartet CD of ENDLESS NIGHT is planned for a late release this year, which I interpret as being December of 2020. IIRC, ...
Perfect Banner for 6/29/20 what would have been Ray Harryhausen's 100th Birthday! 2
Ambrose Chapell ... Stan Sisskin
One reply
29 June 2020
29 June 2020
And tonight TCM will celebrate by showing 4 Harryhausen films, including 7th Voyage and Mysterious Island.
Perfect Banner for 6/29/20 what would have been Ray Harryhausen's 100th Birthday!
Ambrose Chapell
No replies
29 June 2020
29 June 2020
I don't know how it worked out so perfectly, but the Talking Herrmann 7th Voyage Of Sinbad banner is perfectly timed for today, what would have been Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday- Bravo, sir!
Clarinet Quintet-Souvenirs de Voyage 3
Osiris Molina ... Nick Haysom
2 replies
18 - 28 June 2020
28 June 2020
According to the 2016 recording on Naxos the music publishers are MMB Music.
Interesting new recording 4
David Hermann ... Doug Raynes
3 replies
10 May - 13 June 2020
13 June 2020
That BH was often confused with the other BH by TV viewers when he conducted the orchestra for the long running BBC series THE GOOD OLD DAYS.
Price Difference! 3
Markus ... John J
2 replies
28 March - 02 April 2020
02 April 2020
You may want to start your own CD export business if there is enough demand.
R.I.P. Gerard Schurmann
Günther Kögebehn
No replies
25 March 2020
25 March 2020
Herrmanns friend, British-Dutch composer Gerard Schurmann has died aged 96 on 24th March 2020.
Antony Marti ... Günther Kögebehn
One reply
11 March 2020
11 March 2020
Lack of sales and the implosion of physical media. In the old days, they could sell 5K to 30K of copies of their Marco Polo/Naxos recordings. Now it's more like 1K to 3K, ...
Twilight Zone Herrmann's Publishing Rights 6
Enrico gabrielli ... Jobla
5 replies
06 - 09 March 2020
09 March 2020
The Bernard Herrmann Twilight Zone scores were released on a CD collection by Varese Sarabande, re-recorded and conducted by Joel McNeely back around 1999. ...
Score 4
James Nolen ... Kevin Rutherford
3 replies
11 - 28 February 2020
28 February 2020
There's an interesting podcast called Settling the Score, in which two musicians analyse classic scores, including some by Herrmann. You can search for it in your podcatcher of coice - I use Stitcher.

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