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The Mysterious Film World of Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann, National Philharmonic Orchestra
Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London, February, 1975
Released 1975 by Decca/London (more); Liner notes by Christopher Palmer


cues

Side One

(F) Mysterious Island (1961) suite (14:30)
  1. Prelude (1:58)
  2. The Balloon (2:53)
  3. The Giant Crab (3:37)
  4. The Giant Bee (2:52)
  5. The Giant Bird (3:06)

(F) Jason and the Argonauts (1963) suite (10:58)
  1. Prelude (2:35)
  2. Talos (2:20)
  3. Talos's death (2:41)
  4. Triton (3:22)

Side Two

(F) The Three Worlds of Gulliver (1959) (25:58)
  1. Overture (2:26)
  2. Minuetto - Wapping (2:03)
  3. Hornpipe (1:19)
  4. Lilliputians 1 & 2 (3:22)
  5. Victory 1 & 2 (1:28)
  6. Escape (0:40)
  7. The King's March (2:00)
  8. Trees (2:25)
  9. The Tightrope (3:02)
  10. Lovers (2:54)
  11. The Chess Game (1:25)
  12. Pursuit (1:48)
  13. Finale (1:05)


releases
[Rec. all]
LP
LP: The Mysterious Film World of Bernard Herrmann (1975)
Decca PFS4337 (UK)


[Rec. all]
LP
LP: The Mysterious Film World of Bernard Herrmann (1975)
London/Decca SP 21137 (USA)
images: large cover

cover

[Rec. all]
CD
CD (all): Bernard Herrmann: The Concert Suites (1989)
Master Film Music/Varese Sarabande SRS 2005/8 (ADD; 4 discs)
contains: all four 1969-1975 Decca/London recordings
images: large cover

compilation
cover

[Rec. excerpt]
CD
CD (6-9): Citizen Kane - Movie Scores
Decca/London 417 852-2 (MC=417 852-4)
contains: Music from Great Film Classics, + Jason and the Argonauts (suite)

compilation

[Rec. excerpt]
CD
CD (10-22): Great Film Music (1996)
London/Decca 443 899-2
contains: The Fantasy Film World of Bernard Herrmann, + The Three Worlds of Gulliver (suite)

compilation
cover

[Rec. excerpt]
CD
CD (1-5;6-9): Great Film Classics (1996)
London/Decca 448 948-2
contains: Music from Great Film Classics, + Mysterious Island and Jason and the Argonauts (suites)

compilation
cover

[Rec. all]
CD
CD: The Mysterious Film World of Bernard Herrmann (1996)
Mobile Fidelity UDCD 692
images: Painting

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