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

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Talking Herrmann

MARNIE? 28
Greven ... Montag
27 replies
02 May 2012 - 21 October 2014
21 October 2014
Herrmann's score aside, Hitchcock's "Marnie" fails for me, as all I able to thinks is, What is "James Bond" doing with "Melanie Daniels"??
Tadlow to record a Herrmann score 14
KOP ... William D McCrum
13 replies
11 - 21 October 2014
21 October 2014
Gents, just go to Tadlow Music's website and see for yourselves the amazing plethora of scores they've rerecorded. Listen to the samples. You're becoming insular. ...
Twilight Time to release THE BRIDE WORE BLACK on Blu-ray 6
Jobla ... Markus
5 replies
03 - 14 October 2014
14 October 2014
Because Truffaut admired Herrmanns music I guess it could be that he had a private tape of the sessions; so his descendants should check some boxes on the attic...
Raksin on why BH turned down 'Laura' 6
Stephen Cimino ...
5 replies
30 September - 10 October 2014
10 October 2014
Ingrid, did you notice how the abridged version ended right after the "Hollywood Ten", McCarthy Hearings, ...
How Many Twisted Nerve Albums Are There 6
OnyaBirri ... Günther Kögebehn
5 replies
05 - 07 October 2014
07 October 2014
McNeely and Bernstein both recorded Torn Curtain. There is no re-recording of Twisted Nerve, yet.
Less Expensive Twisted Nerve/Bride Wore Black CD-R Now Available 5
Manny ... OnyaBirri
4 replies
30 September - 01 October 2014
01 October 2014
What proof does anyone have that it is a "bootleg?" Has any label putting out "legitimate" releases ever posted a pdf file of the contracts?
Miles' 'Milestones' and Psycho Prelude 5
NotHitch ... Scottycam
4 replies
29 - 30 September 2014
30 September 2014
I think this falls under the category of "There are only so many notes in the scale, and sometimes different people will put those notes together similarly."
Herrmann on Decca/London 7
Stefan Huber ... OnyaBirri
6 replies
24 - 27 September 2014
27 September 2014
Did he record the longer Fahrenheit suite that was subsequently recorded or by others, or was it recorded as issued?
Benny and Autumn 2
Richard Reichardt ... OnyaBirri
One reply
25 - 26 September 2014
26 September 2014
Even before I'd seen the movie, I associated this music with Autumn. I was living in New England when I received the Herrmann Hitchcock album as a gift late one September. ...
This article claims BH was influenced by Arnold Schoenberg(?) 17
Stephen Cimino ... Stan Sisskin
16 replies
30 August - 23 September 2014
23 September 2014
Mozart's supposed tone rows are in the 40th Symphony (26:02 in the following)

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