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Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann The Film Scores on Phase 4 (7CD)

Bernard Herrmann’s complete film score recordings made for Phase 4 Stereo. Celebrating the composer’s 110th birthday, all albums have been remastered at 24bit 96kHz from the original analogue master tapes. 7 original albums presented in original sleeves and programming.


Features his classic scores for the Hitchcock films Psycho, Vertigo, North by Northwest and Marnie and other thrillers. Also includes Herrmann’s scores from Great Films such as Citizen Kane, Jane Eyre, the Academy Award-winning The Devil and Daniel Webster, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, and the sci-fi and fantasy classics Journey to the Centre of the Earth, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, The Three Worlds of Gulliver, Mysterious Island and Jason and the Argonauts. Plus his score for the 1975 film Obsession, Brian de Palma’s homage to Hitchcock’s Vertigo. The booklet includes new liner notes from film music scholar and Bernard Herrmann expert Tom Schneller. This set is released with full support of Herrmann’s widow and the Bernard Herrmann Society.

TRACK LIST

CD1 “Great Movie Thrillers”
Psycho (A Narrative for Orchestra) ∙ Marnie – Prelude & Hunting Scene ∙ North By Northwest – Overture ∙ Vertigo – Prelude – The Nightmare – Scène d'amour ∙ A Portrait of ‘Hitch’ (from The Trouble with Harry)
London Philharmonic Orchestra

CD2 “Great Film Classics”
Jane Eyre (selections) ∙ The Snows of Kilimanjaro – Interlude & The Memory Waltz ∙
Citizen Kane – Overture, Variations, Ragtime & Finale ∙ The Devil and Daniel Webster – Sleigh-Ride ∙ Swing Your Partners
London Philharmonic Orchestra

CD3 “Fantasy Film World”
Music from Journey to the Centre of the Earth ∙ The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad ∙ The Day the Earth Stood Still ∙ Fahrenheit 451
National Philharmonic Orchestra

CD4 “Great Shakespearean Films”
Shostakovich: Music from the film Hamlet ∙ Walton: Richard III Prelude ∙ Rósza: Julius Caesar – Suite from the Incidental Music
National Philharmonic Orchestra

CD5 “Mysterious Film World”
Mysterious Island – Suite ∙ Music from Jason and the Argonauts ∙ Music from The Three Worlds of Gulliver
National Philharmonic Orchestra

CD6 “Great British Film Music”
Lambert: Anna Karenina – Suite ∙ Bax: Oliver Twist ∙ Benjamin: Hyde Par Galop from An Ideal Husband ∙
Walton: Escape Me Never ∙ Vaughan Williams: The Invaders from 49th Parallel ∙ Bliss: Things to Come – Suite
National Philharmonic Orchestra

CD7 “Obsession” OST