Fahrenheit 451 Archive

BERNARD HERRMANN :  The Fantasy Film World of Bernard Herrmann – Nat. Philharmonia Orch. – HDTT

BERNARD HERRMANN : The Fantasy Film World of Bernard Herrmann – Nat. Philharmonia Orch. – HDTT

Bernard Herrmann film scores in startling surround sound! BERNARD HERRMANN :  The Fantasy Film World of Bernard Herrmann –  Journey to the Center of the Earth;  The 7th Voyage of Sinbad;  The Day The Earth Stood Still;  Fahrenheit 451 – National Philharmonic Orch./ Bernard Herrmann – HDTT [various formats including hi-res 4.0 Surround Blu-ray audio and PCM stereo PCM & DSD from www.highdeftapetransfers.com] 46:09 ****: Using the same orchestra which played under Charles Gerhardt in RCA Victor’s Classic Film Scores series, Bernard Herrmann is at the helm for this release, one of seven featuring film music which he put together for Decca in the early 1970s.  Besides writing a good deal of music for the concert hall and for the movies, Herrmann had a long and successful career as a conductor in the US and UK.  At one stage during the mid-1950s, he had so impressed the London Symphony Orchestra during a series of concerts which included Charles Ives’ Second, that he was in line for the job of chief conductor. Herrmann remains most well-known these days for his film scores.  Over the years he collaborated with Orson Welles,  Alfred Hitchcock, François Truffaut, and finally worked with Martin Scorcese.  Harry […]