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

Rerecording Of The bride wore black 21
KOP ... Stan Sisskin
20 replies
10 - 12 December 2018
12 December 2018
Tracks 5 and 6 reuse the main theme of Marnie. Oh well. Elsewhere there is some inventive use of Mendelssohn's wedding march. ...
Interesting new interviews about Herrmann 8
Markus ... ParsifalThornhill
7 replies
28 October - 29 November 2018
29 November 2018
These are great, thank you!
Is there a new Herrmann CD in preparation? 10
Markus ... Mr Big
9 replies
10 - 24 November 2018
24 November 2018
Markus: If somebody will produce a recording with music from "Endless Night" or "Bride wore black" I hope it will have Herrmanns original instrumentation!!! ...
Truth,Justice, and the American Way 158
Les Townsend ... Ambrose Chapell
157 replies
06 November 2004 - 18 November 2018
18 November 2018
There had been some thoroughly disproven claims that George Reeves was considered for the role of Arbogast the private detective in PSYCHO. ...
New MARNIE opera 3
Jobla ... Stan Sisskin
2 replies
16 November 2018
16 November 2018
It is based on the novel, not the film, and Herrmann's score is not accessed at all.
80th Anniversary of THE WAR OF THE WORLDS radio broadcast
Dana Paul Perna
No replies
20 October 2018
20 October 2018
In a desire to give everyone on reading this plenty of time to plan for their listening enjoyment, this October 30th marks the 80th Anniversary of the original radio broadcast of H.G. ...
Kickstarter for Bernard Herrmann? 38
Markus ...
37 replies
27 December 2017 - 26 September 2018
26 September 2018
I suspect that someone dropped a lot of cash into this to get to the target. Either Intrada or the Tiomkin Estate. But its only guesswork. I guess you are right. ...
Vertigo 2
James Nolen ...
One reply
14 - 28 August 2018
28 August 2018
I did see Vertigo at Ravinia and it was excellent. The Chicago Tribune Music critic gave a lecture before the performance and introduced Kim Novak who talked for about 15 minutes. ...
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Montag ... OnyaBirri
One reply
23 - 25 August 2018
25 August 2018
The guy is asleep at his terminal, because no one posts here anymore.
When was The Fantasy Film World of B.H. Released 3
Montag ... Günther Kögebehn
2 replies
19 - 20 August 2018
20 August 2018
1974 is correct. Both for the UK and US releases. UK.

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