Norma Herrmann People

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.

His guests include Norma Herrmann, widow of the great film score composer Bernard Herrmann whose celebrated partnership with Alfred Hitchcock gave rise to some of the most disconcerting scores in cinema history; silent film pianist and composer Neil Brand; and the Tippett Quartet playing live and showcasing some of the best music to come out of the movie

Bernard Herrmann: The composer behind best-loved films

An article by Vincent Dowd for the BBC World Service:

Herrmann Centenary – Video Roundup’s Bernard Herrmann: A master of movie music


Conductor John Wilson on Bernard Herrmann:


The Watershed events in Bristol, UK:

Video interviews and talks with Norma Herrmann, Laurie Johnson, Neil Brand and Adrian Utley:


Running with the Kids – A Conversation with Norma Herrmann

From 1967 to his death in 1975 Norma Shepherd was Bernard Herrmann’s third wife. She is currently living in Southern England where I talked with her in 2004.   You didn’t particularly warm up to Hollywood, I suppose? I hated it. It wasn’t Hollywood’s fault.