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

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Talking Herrmann

451 4
James Nolen ...
3 replies
13 - 19 January 2017
19 January 2017
I believe the OST is from a Sound Stage issue. I wonder if the OST 451 was ever recorded in stereo. (c1965) The Stromberg cd is certainly the the finest recording of this film score. ...
New releases for 2017 (?) 22
Markus ...
21 replies
21 December 2016 - 11 January 2017
11 January 2017
I'm waiting for a version of "Night Digger" without the harmonica. Thank God the screenwriter decided that he didnt play bagpipes... Maybe if Herrmann had the choice the actor would play the Serpent. ...
Gulliver 3
James Nolen ... Bruce Hebblewhite
2 replies
03 December 2016 - 05 January 2017
05 January 2017
Something of a coincidence. I have only just posted some comments about the lack of a truly isolated score on SAE's website, having received my own copy of Twilight Time's "3 Worlds" today. ...
Herrmann and The Red Shoes 11
Stan Sisskin ...
10 replies
30 December 2016 - 03 January 2017
03 January 2017
I just looked again and they've already corrected it! I can only assume it was because of my email to them.
Scene D'amour Vertigo, Different Versions 22
OnyaBirri ...
21 replies
21 July 2012 - 18 December 2016
18 December 2016
Does anyone remember a thread here where someone posted waveforms of the different versions for length/tempo comparisons.
OBSESSIONS (169) 9
Jim Doherty ... Julian Boyd
8 replies
20 November - 18 December 2016
18 December 2016
Markus, Is Obsessions just as a film any good ? Also, send me an email, your old email address doesn't work. Julian
Top 10 Herrmann scores for newbies 17
Bruno Bates ... OnyaBirri
16 replies
23 November 2014 - 29 November 2016
29 November 2016
It would depend on the sensibilities of the listener. Someone who may gravitate toward "It's Alive" may not care about "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir," and vice versa.
More Psycho!
James Nolen
No replies
26 November 2016
26 November 2016
Question about Herrmann's favorite film scores raised by TL Moral's book on Marnie 8
Louis Goldberg ... Jobla
7 replies
25 November 2016
25 November 2016
I read that book about MARNIE a long time ago. Is the new version significantly revised, or just slightly tweaked?
Herrmann's March Militaire (1932) 3
Nick Haysom ...
2 replies
21 - 25 November 2016
25 November 2016
A longer version has now been uploaded here.

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