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Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann - The Film Scores on Phase 4 (Decca)


RELEASED: 30th July 2021
7 x CD

Format:  7 x CD Box Set
Cat No:  4851585

Bernard Herrmann’s complete film score recordings made for Phase 4 Stereo - celebrating the composer’s 110th birthday.

All albums have been remastered at 24bit 96kHz from the original analogue master tapes. Seven original albums presented in original sleeves and programming. Features his classic scores for the Hitchcock films Psycho, Vertigo, North by Northwest and Marnie and other thrillers. His scores from Great Films such as Citizen Kane, Jane Eyre, the Academy Award-winning The Devil and Daniel Webster, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, and the sci-fi and fantasy classics Journey to the Centre of the Earth, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, The Three Worlds of Gulliver, Mysterious Island and Jason and the Argonauts are all included. Also included his Herrmann’s score for the 1975 film Obsession, Brian de Palma’s homage to Hitchcock’s Vertigo.

The booklet includes new liner notes from film music scholar and Bernard Herrmann expert Tom Schneller.


CD1 Great Movie Thrillers
Psycho (A Narrative for Orchestra)
Marnie – Prelude & Hunting Scene
North By Northwest – Overture
Vertigo – Prelude – The Nightmare – Scène d’amour
A Portrait of ‘Hitch’ (from The Trouble with Harry)

CD2 Great Film Classics
Jane Eyre (selections)
The Snows of Kilimanjaro – Interlude & The Memory Waltz
Citizen Kane – Overture, Variations, Ragtime & Finale
The Devil and Daniel Webster – Sleigh-Ride
Swing Your Partners

CD3 Fantasy Film World
Music from Journey to the Centre of the Earth
The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Fahrenheit 451

CD4 Great Shakespearean Films
Shostakovich: Music from the film Hamlet
Walton: Richard III Prelude
Rósza: Julius Caesar – Suite from the Incidental Music

CD5 Mysterious Film World
Mysterious Island – Suite
Music from Jason and the Argonauts
Music from The Three Worlds of Gulliver

CD6 Great British Film Music
Lambert: Anna Karenina – Suite
Bax: Oliver Twist
Benjamin: Hyde Par Galop from An Ideal Husband
Walton: Escape Me Never
Vaughan Williams: The Invaders from 49th Parallel
Bliss: Things to Come – Suite

CD7 Obsession OST