The Bernard Herrmann Society
The Bernard Herrmann Society
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Society for the Appreciation of the Music of
Bernard Herrmann • 1911 - 1975
A Christmas Carol and A Child is Born
Petra Goes to the Movies
Music@Menlo: Resonance: Disc 5
North by Northwest
Famous Film Scores
New York, NY, USA
St Paul, MN, USA • Wayzata, MN, USA
Arcata, CA, USA • Berkeley, CA, USA
Birmingham, UK • Bristol, UK • Manchester, UK
Cleveland, OH, USA
Zlin, Czech Republic
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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John Amis, R.I.P.
Broadcaster and music critic John Amis died on 1st August at the age of 91. Amis was a friend of Herrmann's and interviewed the composer several times for the BBC. He also appeared as singer on Herrmann's 1967 recording of Moby Dick and the 1975 recording of The Fantasticks. .
Vertigo – Live!
The RTE Orchestra in Dublin will perform the world premiere of Vertigo live with an orchestra. .
102nd Birthday Anniversary
Bernard Herrmann was born on 29th June 1911 in New York. We have updated the website with two new items to celebrate his birthday. In August 1975 Bernard Herrmann gave one of his last interviews to scholar Royal S.
Ray Harryhausen, R.I.P.
Bernard Herrmann's friend the special visual effects master Ray Harryhausen, has died aged 92. .
New York • NY • USA
St Paul • MN • USA • Wayzata • MN • USA
Cartagena • Colombia
Strasbourg • France
Hilversum • Netherlands
Arcata • CA • USA • Berkeley • CA • USA
Birmingham • UK • Bristol • UK • Manchester • UK
Cleveland • OH • USA
Cottbus • Germany
Zlin • Czech Republic
Macon • GA • USA
Manchester • UK
Costa Mesa • CA • USA
Cologne • Germany
Edmonton • AB • Canada
Amsterdam • Netherlands
Los Angeles • CA • USA
Dallas • TX • USA
London • UK
A Biographical Sketch
An Interview with Bernard Herrmann
Royal S. Brown
I have dreamt in my life dreams, that have stayed with me forever.
About the Society
TDTEST in Baltimore
Nic Tomay ... Madscientistmd
24 - 26 February 2014
26 February 2014
OnyaBirri, I too attended this concert (Saturday night's performance), and had heard TDTESS 6 years ago when George Takei was last at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall to do the piece. Surprisingly,
18 - 21 February 2014
21 February 2014
"Whenever I go to a classical concert ..." I am talking about the LP and CD experience, and you are talking about the concert experience.
James Nolen ... OnyaBirri
21 January - 13 February 2014
13 February 2014
I wonder if it occurred to the producers of the Varese CD to use Polygram masters for their release.
Zygoticmynci ... Hornprince
09 - 11 February 2014
11 February 2014
Looks like: 2 bass clarinets, 2 contrabass clarinets, alto sax, 2 bassoons, 2 contrabassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 2 tubas, contrabass tuba, 2 timpani, 4 percussion, 2 harps, 6 celli,
Frenzy - The Rejected Score
John J ... Terry
04 - 05 February 2014
05 February 2014
Not a bit like BH. I also listened to the main title supplied by Ron Goodwin
Herrmann as Frontispiece
John Fitzpatrick ... OnyaBirri
30 - 31 January 2014
31 January 2014
Interesting that they chose the Salonen disc. It has it's moments, but parts are disappointing, and Taxi Driver is just plain awful.
Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection vs. two-volume Hitchcock box set
SFT ... Kriegersaurus
26 - 30 January 2014
30 January 2014
They're identical. I'd go for the Masterpiece Collection, since it's a nicer package overall.
YouTube (Film Score Rundowns)
Bill Wrobel ...
22 February 2012 - 28 January 2014
28 January 2014
SoundCloud (Film Score Rundowns)
Bill Wrobel ... Bhuelbig
26 January 2014
26 January 2014
I agree with what Bill said about the special place Obsession holds with many Herrmann fans, but for me it's because it was the last new Herrmann score I would ever hear.
Composer seeks actual written Herrmann scores. Help!
Robertcomposer ... SFT
12 - 15 January 2014
15 January 2014
Perhaps help could be found here(?).
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
A Celebration of His Life and Music
The Radio Documentary
Bruce Crawford and Bob Coate
THE BERNARD HERRMANN SOCIETY • 1994 • 2000 • 2011