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Bernard Herrmann – 1971 BBC appearance

In a rare clip from the BBC archive, in a preview for the BBC Proms, Bernard Herrmann discusses the works of Carl Ruggles with presenter John Amis on Music On Two: Summer Music Now in 1971. He also directs a performance of the composer’s Angels for six muted trumpets.

Originally shown on 18 July 1971

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Herrmann in Britain

Herrmann in Britain

  Introduction New York born Bernard Herrmann had a long relationship with Britain, especially London, which he made his second home in 1961 and primary residence in 1964 after he seperated from his second wife Lucy Anderson.