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Classic CD (1997) - Hollywood's Dream Master


  • article: Hollywood's Dream Master
  • author(s): Daniel Jaffe
  • journal: Classic CD (01/Jan/1997)
  • issue: pages 44-45
  • journal ISSN: 0959-7204
  • publisher: Future Publishing Ltd
  • keywords: Cinema, Composers, Conductors, Film Music, Bernard Herrmann, Music History, Music and Other Literary/Performing/Visual Arts, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Sound Recordings



Discusses the music by film composer Bernard Herrmann who wrote the music for the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Describes how Herrmann's music created the psychological environment necessary for Hitchcock's films. Notes that conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen has devoted an album to Herrmann's film scores.