Bernard Herrmann – Psycho Suite – BBC Proms 2011 (HD)

Bernard Herrmann (June 29, 1911 — December 24, 1975) was an American composer noted for his work in motion pictures. An Academy Award-winner (for The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941), Herrmann is particularly known for his collaborations with director Alfred Hitchcock, most famously Psycho, North by Northwest, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and Vertigo. He also composed notable scores for many other movies, including Citizen Kane, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Cape Fear, and Taxi Driver. He worked extensively in radio drama (most notably for Orson Welles), composed the scores for several fantasy films by Ray Harryhausen, and many TV programs including most notably Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone and Have Gun–Will Travel. Played by the BBC Concert Orchestra. Conducted by Keith Lockhart at the Royal Albert Hall,12 August, 2011

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