Herrmann Film Music

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The Film Music of Bernard Herrmann BBCPO/Gamba
Available at chandos.net

 

Music from ‘Hangover Square’ 17:05
Arranged from the original manuscripts by Stephen Hogger
1 Opening Titles. Molto appassionato – Slower – 6:21
1. The Dealer. [ ] –
2. Murder and Fire. Moderato – Allegro vivo – Slow –
3. Confession. Slow – Poco a poco accelerando – Più vivo – A tempo
2 7. Netta. Slowly – 4:29
11. The Spell. [ ] –
12. The Murder. Allegro vivo – Slow –
14. Fame. Slow – Rallentando – Valse brillante – Lento
3 17. The Cat. Very slow – 6:05
18. Netta’s Death. Slow – Vivo –
19. The Bonfire. Moderato – Più mosso – Rallentando – Allegro vivo – Accelerando – Slow – Slow – [A tempo] –
20. Recovery. Slow

4 Concerto macabre 11:01
for Piano and Orchestra
A performing edition by Norma Shepherd, 1992, based on the manuscript sources for the film Hangover Square, incorporating the composer’s revisions for concert performance
Molto appassionato – Lento espressivo – Declamato – Agitato –
Martin Roscoe piano

Music from ‘Citizen Kane’ 49:07
Arranged from the original manuscripts by Stephen Hogger
5 1. Prelude. Lento – 8:10
2. Rain (Susan in Nightclub). [ ] –
3. Thatcher Library. Largo –
4. Manuscript Reading and Snow Picture. Slowly –
Allegretto –
5. Mother’s Sacrifice. Lento –
6. Charles Meets Thatcher. Lento – Allargando
6 7. Galop. Allegro vivace – 7:15
8. Dissolve to Thatcher Reading Document. [ ] – Lento –
9. Second Manuscript. [ ] –
10. Thanks. Moderato –
11. Bernstein’s Narration. [ ] –
12. Kane’s New Office. [ ] –
12a. New Hornpipe Polka. Moderato –
13. Carter’s Exit. Allegretto – Lento –
14. Chronicle Scherzo. Allegro con brio –
14a. Bernstein’s Presto. Allegro vivace
7 15. Kane’s Return. Allegro vivace – 7:38
16. Collecting Statues. Moderato –
17. Valse Presentation. Tempo di valse – Allegro vivace –
18. Sunset Narrative. Slowly –
19. Theme and Variations
Valse tempo –
Variation 1. Allegretto scherzando –
Variation II. Presto –
Variation III. Allegretto –
Variation IV. Allegro agitato –
Variation V. Lento –
Variation VI. Valse lento
8 20b. Kane Meets Susan. Very slowly – 5:40
21. Susan’s Room. Andante –
22. Mother Memory. Lento –
23b. The Trip. Slow –
24a. Geddes’s Departure. Largo –
25. Kane Marries. [ ] – Molto marcato –
9 26. Salammbô’s Aria. Maestoso. Andante amoroso – 4:12
Agitato –
Orla Boylan soprano
10 27. Leland’s Dismissal. Lento marcato pesante – 7:10
28. New Dawn Music. [ ] –
29. Xanadu. Lento –
30. Jigsaws. Moderato –
31. Second Zanadu. Lento
11 32. Kane’s Picnic. Tempo di blues – 8:28
33. Susan Leaves. Lento lontano –
34. El Rancho. Lento –
35. The Glass Ball. Largo –
36. Finale. Adagio – Agitato – Maestoso