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A Tribute To Bernard Herrmann

(PineTree Productions, revised edition, 2016)

Bernard Herrmann had an "obsession" to create innovative film scores and he is one the great film music masters from the past.

This commemorative DVD provides some insights into Herrmann's "obsession" and includes:

Biographical entry on Bernard Herrmann by Roger Hall in the American National Biography.

Article by Roger Hall in Film Score Monthly, April/May 2000:
"From Hitchock to Harryhausen: Ten Essential Herrmann Scores."

CD Reviews and favorite Herrmann soundtracks by three Film Music Review critics: Roger Hall, Steven Kennedy, Steve Vertlieb.

Anniversary tributes by Roger Hall to two major Herrmann film scores: VERTIGO and PSYCHO.

Steve Vertlieb's detailed article about the radio documentary on Bernard Herrmann, narrated and co-produced by Bruce Crawford.


Included at no extra charge on the DVD is an earlier edition of the book,
A GUIDE TO FILM MUSIC, written by Roger L. Hall.

Plus these bonus features:

Two audio albums:
Bernard Herrmann Radio Tributes

"Walking Distance" music from the TWILIGHT ZONE episode

Video program:
"At The Library" with guest, Roger Hall, discussing memorable film songs and soundtracks from the past, including Herrmann's music in a key scene from VERTIGO


To order your copy of the multi-media DVD,
OBSESSION - A Tribute to Bernard Herrmann (PTM 1041),
go to "American Music Resource Editions No. 9" at the



Also see this massive multimedia disc
featuring Bernard Herrmann as one the film composers:

Read more -- Click Here





Roger Hall's popular article,
"Bernard Herrmann: The Early Years,"
is available at this web site:



There are more Bernard Herrmann film scores than any other composer,
including the No. 1 choice,
on this list of
100 Essential Film Scores of the 20th Century





Herrmann Film Scores
on CD and DVD

Bernard Herrmann: Film Scores from Citizen Kane to Taxi Driver

CD - Bernard Herrmann Film Scores
Elmer Bernstein conducting Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(includes comments by Bernard Herrmann on the last track)





DVD - Bernard Herrmann: Music For The Movies







Get Your Copy of this valuable resource guide which includes
the complete book (6th edition) and with 50 film music examples,
many autographs like a score page from E.T. signed by John Williams
and many others.
There is also an analysis of Herrmann's CITIZEN KANE film score.
Read more about this informative DVD...

A GUIDE TO FILM MUSIC - Songs and Scores





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