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Composer of the Week: Herrmann


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5/5. Bernard Herrmann was as complex as any of the characters in the films he scored. To conclude his survey Donald Macleod pulls together the many parts of this intricate man.
Twisted Nerve Performers unknown
Symphony No 1 (Scherzo); Fahrenheit 451 National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the composer Souvenirs de Voyage (1st mvt)
David Schifrin (clarinet), Walter Trampler and Paul Neubauer (violas), Hamilton Cheifetz and Warren Lash (cellos)
Scenes from Taxi Driver Performers unknown Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (excerpts) National Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Gerhardt


Unknown: Bernard Herrmann
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Clarinet: David Schifrin
Clarinet: Walter Trampler
Clarinet: Paul Neubauer
Violas: Hamilton Cheifetz
Violas: Warren Lash
Conductor: Charles Gerhardt

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