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conducted by Bernard Herrmann


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BH cond.[rec.] Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (Robert Russell Bennett, 1945-1946) (1945-1946)
Bernard Herrmann, Columbia Symphony
MUSIC: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (Robert Russell Bennett) (22:24)
COMPILATION: Cambria (CD Pan-Americana, 1996, all)

BH cond.[rec.] Stimmung (Joseph Achron) (1949)
Bernard Herrmann, Columbia Symphony
MUSIC: Stimmung (Joseph Achron) (3:18)
RELEASE: Cambria (CD Louis Kaufman, violin, 1991)

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

BH cond.[rec.] Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (Robert Russell Bennett, 1956) (1956)
Bernard Herrmann, London Symphony Orchestra
MUSIC: Violin Concerto in A Major (Robert Russell Bennett)
RELEASES: Citadel (LP) * Musical Heritage Society (LP Works for Violin) * Bay Cities (CD Harris/Bennett ..., 1989)

BH cond.[rec.] Violin Concerto No.1 (Walter Piston) (1956)
Bernard Herrmann, London Symphony Orchestra
RELEASES: Discopaedia (LP, 197?) * Bay Cities (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)

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.] Great Tone Poems (1969)
Bernard Herrmann, London Philharmonic Orchestra
RELEASES: Decca/London (LP, 1969) * Decca/London (LP Bernard Herrmann Conducts Sibelius, Dukas, Saint-Saens, Liszt, 1977) * London/Decca (CD Fantasia - Music from Walt Disney's Fantasia)

BH cond.[rec.] The Impressionists (1970)
Bernard Herrmann, London Philharmonic Orchestra
RELEASES: Decca/London (LP, 1971) * Teldec (LP) * Decca/London (CD Music for Relaxation 1 - Nocturne, 1993)
COMPILATIONS: London/Decca (CD Gymnopedies, 1989, excerpt) * London/Decca (CD Erik Satie & Darius Milhaud, 1996, excerpt) * London/Decca (CD Classic Jazz, 1996, excerpt)

BH cond.[rec.] Lenore, Symphony No.5 (Joachim Raff) (1970)
Bernard Herrmann, London Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Symphony no.5 in E, "Lenore" (Joachim Raff) (56:23)
RELEASES: Unicorn (LP, 1970) * Nonesuch (LP, 1973) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD, 1990)

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.[rec.] The Planets (Holst) (1970)
Bernard Herrmann, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, Chorus master Louis Halsey
MUSIC: The Planets, Suite for Large Orchestra (Gustav Holst) (56:37)
RELEASES: Decca (LP, 1970) * London/Decca (LP, 1970) * London/Decca (Reel, 1970) * Decca/London (LP) * London/Decca (LP, 1980) * Pickwick (LP, 1981)

BH cond.[rec.] The Four Faces of Jazz (1971)
Bernard Herrmann, The London Festival Recording Ensemble
MUSIC: Songs from The Three Penny Opera (Weill) (15:11), I Got Rhythm (Gershwin) (10:42), Ragtime (Stravinsky) (4:38), The Creation of the World (Milhaud) (17:53)
RELEASES: Decca / London (LP, 1973) * London/Decca (CD) * Mobile Fidelity (LP, 1996) * Mobile Fidelity (CD, 1996)
COMPILATIONS: London/Decca (CD Gymnopedies, 1989, excerpt) * London/Decca (CD Classic Jazz, 1996, all)

BH cond.[rec.] Erik Satie and his friend Darius Milhaud (1972)
Bernard Herrmann, London Festival Players
MUSIC: "The Aventures of Mercury" (Satie) (13:35), "La Belle excentrique" (Satie) (4:43), Jack-in-the-box (orch. Milhaud) (Satie) (6:48), Saudades do Brasil (Suite of Dances) (Milhaud) (26:40)
RELEASE: Decca / London (LP, 1973)
COMPILATIONS: London/Decca (CD Gymnopedies, 1989, all) * London/Decca (CD Erik Satie & Darius Milhaud, 1996, all)

BH cond.[rec.] Symphony no.2 (Charles Ives) (1972)
Bernard Herrmann, London Symphony Orchestra
RELEASES: Decca / London (LP, 1972) * Decca/London (CD)

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)

BH cond.[rec.] Music from Great Shakespearean Films (1974)
Bernard Herrmann, National Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Suite from Incidental Music to "Hamlet" (Shostakovich) (21:35), Richard III (Walton) (9:58), Suite from Incidental Music to "Julius Caesar" (Rozsa) (12:26)
RELEASES: Decca (LP, 1975) * London/Decca (LP, 1975) * London/Decca (CD Great Shakespeare Films, 1989) * Unicorn-Kanchana (CD Myaskovsky/Kabalevsky/Shostakovich, 1994)
COMPILATION: London/Decca (CD Great British Film Music, 1996, excerpt)

BH cond.[rec.] Piano Concerto no.1 (Cyril Scott) (1974)
Bernard Herrmann, London Philharmonic Orchestra
RELEASE: Lyrita/HNH (LP, 1974)

BH cond.[rec.] Piano Concerto no.2 (Cyril Scott) (1974)
Bernard Herrmann, London Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Piano Concerto no.2 (Cyril Scott), Early One Morning (Cyril Scott)
RELEASE: Lyrita (LP, 1976)

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)

BH cond.[rec.] Great British Film Music (1975)
Bernard Herrmann, National Philharmonic Orchestra
MUSIC: Anna Karenina - suite (Constant Lambert) (10:56), Oliver Twist - 2 Lyrical Pieces (Arnold Bax) (6:55), An Ideal Husband (Arthur Benjamin) (6:22), Escape Me Never - Ballet (William Walton) (3:17), The Invaders (Ralph Vaughan Williams) (3:24), Things To Come - suite (Arthur Bliss) (14:26)
RELEASES: Decca / London (LP, 1976) * London/Decca (CD, 1988)
COMPILATION: London/Decca (CD Great British Film Music, 1996, all)

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)

BH cond.[rec.] Various CBS recordings
Bernard Herrmann, Columbia Symphony
MUSIC: Aria and Toccata in Swing (Robert Mc Bride), The Blues (William Grant Still) (1946)
COMPILATION: Cambria (CD Pan-Americana, 1996, all)





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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)

BH cond.[comp.] Classic Jazz
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: London/Decca (CD, 1996)
CONTAINS: The Four Faces of Jazz, + Five o'clock Foxtrot

BH cond.[comp.] Erik Satie & Darius Milhaud
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: London/Decca (CD, 1996)
CONTAINS: Erik Satie and his friend Darius Milhaud, + Gymnopedies

BH cond.[comp.] Great British Film Music
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: London/Decca (CD, 1996)
CONTAINS: Great British Film Music, + Richard III (suite)

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

BH cond.[comp.] Gymnopedies
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: London/Decca (CD, 1989)
CONTAINS: Erik Satie and Darius Milhaud, + Gymnopedies and Ragtime

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

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

BH cond.[comp.] Pan-Americana
Bernard Herrmann
RELEASE: Cambria (CD, 1996)

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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