Bernard Herrmann

(credit: Minnesota Opera)

Movie Blog: Minn. Opera & Herrmann’s Magnum Opus

Bernard Herrmann was a superstar movie composer almost before the concept of brand-name movie composers was even thinkable.

04/12/2011

Janet Leigh in "Psycho." (credit: Universal Studios)

Movie Blog: Top 10 Hitchcock Setpieces

Though composer Bernard Herrmann’s body of work in the world of film is rich and more versatile than he often gets credit for (compare The Devil and Daniel Webster against Taxi Driver and come back to me), it’s his work with Alfred Hitchcock that commands attention.

04/11/2011

(credit: Universal International)

Movie Blog: Composers In The Limelight

From the looks of some of the repertory programming around town this spring, music’s role in moviemaking is greatly undervalued.

03/14/2011

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