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This index lists all recordings of music by Bernard Herrmann except original soundtrack recordings and radio broadcasts. This includes re-recordings of film, radio and television scores, as well as live-recordings and recordings of Herrmann's concert music. The index is sorted by year of recording.

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BH cond.[Rec.] Welles Raises Kane (radio concert) (1949)
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: Premiere Records (LP Welles Raises Kane/Symphony No. 1, bootleg)

[Rec.] The Egyptian (1954)
Alfred Newman, The Hollywood Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
RELEASES: Decca (LP, 1954) * MCA (LP, 1977) * Varese Sarabande (CD, 1990)

BH cond.[Rec.] Music from Hollywood (1963)
Bernard Herrmann and others
MUSIC: The Snows of Kilimanjaro (4:38), North by Northwest (3:25)
RELEASES: Columbia (LP, 1963) * Columbia/Sony (CD, 1995)

BH cond.[Rec.] Wuthering Heights (1966)
Bernard Herrmann, Pro Arte Orchestra and the Elizabethan Singers
RELEASES: Pye (LP, 1966) * Unicorn (LP, 1972) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD)

[Rec.] Echoes for String Quartet (1966)
The Amici Quartet
MUSIC: Echoes for String Quartet (21:20)
RELEASES: Pye (LP Rubbra/Herrmann Quartets, 1967) * Pye (LP Rubbra/Herrmann Quartets, 1967)
COMPILATIONS: Unicorn (LP Souvenirs de Voyage/Echoes, 1975, all BH) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD Souvenirs de Voyage/Echoes, 1994, all BH)

BH cond.[Rec.] Moby Dick (1967)
Bernard Herrmann, National Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Moby Dick (46:48)
RELEASES: Pye (LP, 1967) * Unicorn (LP, 1973)
COMPILATION: Unicorn-Kanchana (CD Moby Dick/For the Fallen, 1993, all)

BH cond.Reviewed[Rec.] Welles Raises Kane/The Devil and Daniel Webster (1967)
Bernard Herrmann, London Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Welles Raises Kane (14:23), The Devil and Daniel Webster (suite) (19:57)
RELEASES: Pye (LP, 1968) * Unicorn (LP The Devil and Daniel Webster/Welles raises Kane, 1973)
COMPILATION: Unicorn-Kanchana (CD Welles Raises Kane/The Devil & Daniel Webster/Obsession, 1994, all)

BH cond.Reviewed[Rec.] Music from the Great Movie Thrillers (1968)
Bernard Herrmann, London Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Psycho (14:29), Marnie (10:08), North by Northwest (3:05), Vertigo (10:30), The Trouble with Harry (8:17)
RELEASES: Decca (LP, 1969) * London/Decca (LP, 1969) * Musical Heritage Society (LP, 1987) * Decca/London (CD Great Hitchcock Movie Thrillers) * London/Decca (CD Psycho: Great Hitchcock Movie Thrillers, 1992) * London/Decca (CD Great Hitchcock Movie Thrillers, 1996) * London/Decca (CD Portrait d'Alfred Hitchcock, 1996) * Decca/Speakers Corner (LP, 1997)
COMPILATION: Master Film Music/Varese Sarabande (CD Bernard Herrmann: The Concert Suites, 1989, all)

BH cond.[Rec.] Music from Great Film Classics (1970)
Bernard Herrmann, London Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Jane Eyre (13:14), The Snows of Kilimanjaro (10:52), Welles Raises Kane (13:19), The Devil and Daniel Webster (suite) (4:34)
RELEASES: Decca / London (LP, 1971) * Musical Heritage Society (LP, 1987)
COMPILATIONS: Master Film Music/Varese Sarabande (CD Bernard Herrmann: The Concert Suites, 1989, all) * Decca/London (CD Citizen Kane - Movie Scores, all) * London/Decca (CD Great Film Classics, 1996, all)

BH cond.Reviewed[Rec.] The Fantasy Film World of Bernard Herrmann (1973)
Bernard Herrmann, National Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Journey to the Center of the Earth (15:03), The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad (8:31), The Day the Earth Stood Still (11:35), Fahrenheit 451 (10:50)
RELEASES: Decca (LP, 1975) * London/Decca (LP, 1975) * Decca/London (CD Film Fantasy) * Mobile Fidelity (CD, 1995) * Mobile Fidelity (LP, 1995)
COMPILATIONS: Master Film Music/Varese Sarabande (CD Bernard Herrmann: The Concert Suites, 1989, all) * London/Decca (CD Great Film Music, 1996, all)

[Rec.] Spectacular World of Classic Film Scores (1973)
Charles Gerhardt, National Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: King of the Khyber Rifles (3:13)
RELEASES: RCA (LP, 1978) * RCA/BMG (CD, 1991)

Reviewed[Rec.] Citizen Kane - The Classic Film Scores of Bernard Herrmann (1974)
Charles Gerhardt, National Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: On Dangerous Ground (2:25), Citizen Kane (13:48), Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (11:32), Hangover Square (11:59), White Witch Doctor (13:46)
RELEASES: RCA (LP, 1974) * RCA/BMG (CD, 1989)

BH cond.[Rec.] Souvenirs de Voyage/Echoes (1974)
Bernard Herrmann, The Ariel Quartet
MUSIC: Souvenirs de Voyage - Clarinet Quintet (29:07)
RELEASES: Unicorn (LP, 1975) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD, 1994)

BH cond.[Rec.] Symphony (1974)
Bernard Herrmann, National Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Symphony (34:11)
RELEASES: Unicorn (LP, 1975) * Unicorn/HNH (LP, 1975)
COMPILATION: Unicorn-Kanchana (CD Symphony/The Fantasticks, 1993, all)

[Rec.] Citizen Kane (1975)
LeRoy Holmes, orchestration by Paul Swain
MUSIC: Citizen Kane (29:25)
RELEASE: United Artists (LP, 1975)

Reviewed[Rec.] The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1975)
Elmer Bernstein
RELEASES: Film Music Collection (LP, 1975) * Varese Sarabande (LP, 1985) * Varese Sarabande (CD, 1985)

BH cond.[Rec.] A Musical Garland of the Seasons (1975)
Bernard Herrmann, National Philharmonic Orchestra and the Thames Chamber Choir, Chorus master Louis Halsey
MUSIC: The Fantasticks (25:27), For the Fallen (6:21)
RELEASE: Unicorn (LP, 1976)
COMPILATIONS: Unicorn-Kanchana (CD Symphony/The Fantasticks, 1993, excerpt) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD Moby Dick/For the Fallen, 1993, excerpt)

BH cond.[Rec.] The Mysterious Film World of Bernard Herrmann (1975)
Bernard Herrmann, National Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Mysterious Island (14:30), Jason and the Argonauts (10:58), The Three Worlds of Gulliver (25:58)
RELEASES: Decca (LP, 1975) * London/Decca (LP, 1975) * Mobile Fidelity (CD, 1996)
COMPILATIONS: Master Film Music/Varese Sarabande (CD Bernard Herrmann: The Concert Suites, 1989, all) * Decca/London (CD Citizen Kane - Movie Scores, excerpt) * London/Decca (CD Great Film Music, 1996, excerpt) * London/Decca (CD Great Film Classics, 1996, excerpt)

BH cond.Reviewed[Rec.] Psycho (1975)
Bernard Herrmann, National Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Psycho (58:16)
RELEASES: Unicorn (LP, 1975) * Unicorn/HNH (LP, 1975) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD, 1989)
COMPILATIONS: Milan (LP Alfred Hitchcock's Film Music, 1985, excerpt) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD The Hitchcock Films, 1996, excerpt)

[Rec.] Great Americana Film Scores (1977)
Fred Steiner, National Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: The Kentuckian (19:24)
RELEASE: Entr'acte Recording Society (LP The Kentuckian - Great Americana Film Scores, 1977)
COMPILATIONS: Preamble (CD The Kentuckian, 1987, all) * Preamble (CD The Inquirer, 1992, all BH) * Label-X (CD America at the Movies, 1996, excerpt)

Reviewed[Rec.] Torn Curtain (1977)
Elmer Bernstein, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Torn Curtain (41:45)
RELEASES: Film Music Collection (LP, 1977) * Warner Bros (LP, 1978)

[Rec.] North by Northwest (1979)
Laurie Johnson, London Studio Symphony Orchestra
MUSIC: North by Northwest (37:57)
RELEASES: Unicorn-Kanchana (LP, 1980) * Starlog/Varese Sarabande (LP, 1980) * Varese Sarabande (CD) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD, 1990)
COMPILATIONS: Milan (LP Alfred Hitchcock's Film Music, 1985, excerpt) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD The Hitchcock Films, 1996, excerpt)

[Rec.] The Day The Earth Stood Still (recording) (1987)
Tony Bremner, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: The Day the Earth Stood Still (3:05)
RELEASE: Label-X (CD Sci-Fi at the Movies, 1996)
COMPILATIONS: Preamble (CD The Kentuckian, 1987, all) * Preamble (CD The Inquirer, 1992, all)

[Rec.] Chiller (1988)
Erich Kunzel, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
MUSIC: The Devil and Daniel Webster (1:53), Psycho (4:56)
RELEASE: Telarc (CD, 1989)

[Rec.] Classical Hollywood (1990)
Houston Lyric Art Quartet
MUSIC: Souvenirs de Voyage (28:51)
RELEASES: Bay Cities (CD, 1990) * Bay Cities/Milan (CD, 1990)

[Rec.] Hitchcock - Master of Mayhem (1990)
Lalo Schifrin, The San Diego Symphony
MUSIC: North by Northwest (3:37), Vertigo (5:54), Marnie (5:35), Psycho (4:39)
RELEASES: Pro Arte (CD, 1990) * SION (CD Master of Mayham - Alfred Hitchcock, 1991)

[Rec.] Magnificent Ambersons (1990)
Tony Bremner, Australian Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: The Magnificent Ambersons (50:32)
RELEASE: Preamble (CD, 1990)
COMPILATIONS: Preamble (CD The Inquirer, 1992, excerpt) * Label-X (CD Orson Welles at the Movies, 1996, excerpt)

[Rec.] Classical Hollywood II (1991)
The Texas Fastival Quartet and The Picasso Quartet
MUSIC: Echoes for string quartet (20:24)
RELEASES: Bay Cities (CD, 1991) * Bay Cities/Milan (CD, 1991)

[Rec.] Bernard Herrmann Film Scores (1992)
Elmer Bernstein, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Citizen Kane (11:01), All That Money Can Buy (1:41), The Man Who Knew Too Much (9:17), Psycho (6:32), The Wrong Man (2:07), Vertigo (6:43), North by Northwest (3:04), The Bride Wore Black (11:29), Fahrenheit 451 (4:36), Taxi Driver (8:34), Bernard Herrmann on Film Music (4:44)
RELEASES: Milan/BMG (CD, 1993) * Milan/BMG (CD, 1993) * Milan/BMG (MC, 1993)

[Rec.] Citizen Kane (1992)
Tony Bremner, Australian Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Citizen Kane (43:07)
RELEASE: Preamble (CD, 1992)
COMPILATIONS: Preamble (CD The Inquirer, 1992, excerpt) * Label-X (CD Orson Welles at the Movies, 1996, excerpt)

[Rec.] Herrmann/Waxman/Rozsa (1992)
Isaiah Jackson, Berlin Symphony Orchestra
MUSIC: Sinfonietta (17:32)
RELEASE: Koch (CD, 1992)
COMPILATION: Koch (CD Concerto Macabre - The Bernard Herrmann Collection, 1996, excerpt)

[Rec.] Symphony no.1/New England Triptych (1992)
James Sedares, The Phoenix Symphony
MUSIC: Symphony (36:01)
RELEASE: Koch (CD, 1992)
COMPILATION: Koch (CD Concerto Macabre - The Bernard Herrmann Collection, 1996, excerpt)

[Rec.] Williamsburg - The Story of a Partiot (recording) (1992)
Tony Bremner, Australian Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot (2:38)
COMPILATION: Preamble (CD The Inquirer, 1992, all)

Reviewed[Rec.] The Devil and Daniel Webster/Currier and Ives (1993)
James Sedares, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
MUSIC: The Devil and Daniel Webster (20:01), Silent Noon (10:37), For the Fallen (6:54), Currier and Ives Suite (13:16)
RELEASES: Koch (CD, 1994) * Koch (CD American Dreams, 1995)
COMPILATION: Koch (CD Concerto Macabre - The Bernard Herrmann Collection, 1996, excerpt)

[Rec.] A History of Hitchcock - Dial M for Murder (1993)
Paul Bateman, The City of Prague Philharmonic
MUSIC: Vertigo (5:09), North by Northwest (3:21), Psycho (7:22), Marnie (2:59)
RELEASE: Silva (CD, 1993)

[Rec.] Hollywood Nightmares (1993)
John Mauceri, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
MUSIC: Vertigo (8:46)
RELEASE: Philips (CD, 1994)

[Rec.] Fahrenheit 451 (1994)
Joel McNeely, Seattle Symphony Orchestra
MUSIC: Fahrenheit 451 (16:49), The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (2:13), Tender is the Night (1:53), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (3:35), Anna and the King of Siam (9:52)
RELEASE: Varese Sarabande (CD, 1995)

[Rec.] Jane Eyre (1994)
Adriano, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
MUSIC: Jane Eyre (68:09)
RELEASE: Marco Polo (CD, 1994)

[Rec.] Herrmann/Waxman/North - Piano Concerti (1995)
James Sedares, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
MUSIC: Hangover Square (10:55), Prelude for piano (1935) (1:55)
RELEASE: Koch (CD, 1995)
COMPILATION: Koch (CD Concerto Macabre - The Bernard Herrmann Collection, 1996, excerpt)

[Rec.] A History of Hitchcock II - To Catch a Thief (1995)
Paul Bateman, The City of Prague Philharmonic
MUSIC: The Trouble With Harry (8:48), Vertigo (5:04), North by Northwest (4:42)
RELEASE: Silva (CD, 1995)

[Rec.] Musique & cinema (1995)
Pascal Verrot
MUSIC: Hangover Square (12:17)
RELEASE: Auvidis (CD, 1995)

[Rec.] Torn Curtain - The Classic Film Music of Bernard Herrmann (1995)
Paul Bateman, The City of Prague Philharmonic
MUSIC: The Man Who Knew Too Much (2:16), Cape Fear (5:42), Citizen Kane (2:46), On Dangerous Ground Suite (10:39), Obsession (1:46), The Snows of Kilimanjaro (4:23), Taxi Driver (8:02), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (5:01), Torn Curtain (6:06), Ray Harryhausen Fanfare Suite (cues 10-13) (10:12), The Three Worlds of Gulliver, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Mysterious Island, Jason and the Argonauts
RELEASES: Silva (CD, 1995) * Silva (CD The Cult Files, 1996)

Reviewed[Rec.] Vertigo (1995)
Joel McNeely, Royal Scottish National Orchestra
MUSIC: Vertigo (63:21)
RELEASE: Varese Sarabande (CD, 1996)

[Rec.] Bernard Herrmann: The Film Scores (1996)
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Los Angeles Philharmonic
MUSIC: The Man Who Knew Too Much (2:42), Psycho (18:04), Marnie (11:02), North by Northwest (2:48), Vertigo (12:01), Torn Curtain (6:33), Fahrenheit 451 (17:53), Taxi Driver (6:55)
RELEASE: Sony (CD, 1996)

[Rec.] Hollywood '96 (1996)
Joel McNeely, Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus
MUSIC: Vertigo (5:09)
RELEASE: Varese Sarabande (CD, 1996)

[Rec.] The Hollywood Sound (1996)
John Williams, London Symphony Orchestra
MUSIC: All That Money Can Buy/The Devil and Daniel Webster (4:04)
RELEASE: Sony (CD, 1997)

[Rec.] I Solisti Italiani on Cinema (1996)
I Solisti Italiani string ensemble
MUSIC: Psycho
RELEASE: Denon (CD, 1996)

[Rec.] American Chamber Music (199?)
Chamber Music Northwest
MUSIC: Souvenirs de voyage
RELEASE: Delos (CD, 1990)

[Rec.] Filmusic
MUSIC: The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
RELEASE: Centurion (LP, bootleg)

[Rec.] Scenario for Orchestra on Themes from Show Boat
Werner Janssen, Janssen Symphony of Los Angeles
MUSIC: Hangover Square
RELEASE: RCA Camden (LP)
COMPILATION: Cinema Records (LP The Film Music of Bernard Herrmann, 1974, all BH)

[Rec.] Various unknown releases
RELEASE: Squire (CD Highlander, 1994, bootleg)





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[Comp.] America at the Movies
Fred Steiner, Tony Bremner
RELEASE: Label-X (CD, 1996)
CONTAINS: The Kentuckian and Williamsburg

BH cond.[Comp.] Bernard Herrmann: The Concert Suites
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: Master Film Music/Varese Sarabande (CD, 1989)
CONTAINS: all four 1969-1975 Decca/London recordings

BH cond.[Comp.] Bernard Herrmann Conducts Jane Eyre and other Film Scores
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: London/Decca (LP, 1977)
CONTAINS: Excerpts from the 1969-1975 Decca/London recordings

BH cond.[Comp.] Bernard Herrmann Conducts Psycho and other Film Scores
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: London/Decca (LP, 1976)
CONTAINS: Excerpts from the 1969-1975 Decca/London recordings

BH cond.[Comp.] Citizen Kane - Movie Scores
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: Decca/London (CD)
CONTAINS: Music from Great Film Classics, + Jason and the Argonauts (suite)

[Comp.] Concerto Macabre - The Bernard Herrmann Collection
James Sedares, Isaiah Jackson
RELEASE: Koch (CD, 1996)
CONTAINS: Concerto Macabre, Devil/Webster, For the Fallen, Sinfonietta, Prelude for Piano, Symphony's Finale

BH cond.[Comp.] Great Film Classics
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: London/Decca (CD, 1996)
CONTAINS: Music from Great Film Classics, + Mysterious Island and Jason and the Argonauts (suites)

BH cond.[Comp.] Great Film Music
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: London/Decca (CD, 1996)
CONTAINS: The Fantasy Film World of Bernard Herrmann, + The Three Worlds of Gulliver (suite)

BH cond.[Comp.] Great Science Fiction Film Music
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: London/Decca (LP)
CONTAINS: Journey to the Center of the Earth, Fahrenheit 451, The Day the Earth Stood Still, and Psycho

[Comp.] Herrmann Hitchcock - A Partnership in Terror
Paul Bateman
RELEASE: Silva (CD, 1996)
CONTAINS: Herrmann/Hitchcock music from the Silva archives

BH cond.[Comp.] Hitchcock's Film Music
Bernard Herrmann, Laurie Johnson
RELEASES: Milan (LP Alfred Hitchcock's Film Music, 1985) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD The Hitchcock Films, 1996)
CONTAINS: Psycho and North by Northwest

Reviewed[Comp.] The Inquirer
RELEASE: Preamble (CD, 1992)
CONTAINS: music from Citizen Kane, Magnificent Ambersons, The Kentuckian, Williamsburg, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Night Digger, Battle of Neretva, Sisters

[Comp.] The Kentuckian
RELEASE: Preamble (CD The Kentuckian, 1987)
CONTAINS: The Kentuckian, The Day the Earth Stood Still

BH cond.[Comp.] Moby Dick/For the Fallen
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: Unicorn-Kanchana (CD, 1993)

[Comp.] Orson Welles at the Movies
Tony Bremner
RELEASE: Label-X (CD, 1996)
CONTAINS: Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons

BH cond.[Comp.] Symphony/The Fantasticks
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: Unicorn-Kanchana (CD, 1993)

BH cond.Reviewed[Comp.] Welles Raises Kane/The Devil & Daniel Webster/Obsession
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: Unicorn-Kanchana (CD, 1994)



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