Bernard Herrmann


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There has been a strong tradition of film music written by classical composers, and three of the greatest of these were the focus of Frankly Music’s concert last week at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Read more

Classical Music

Frankly Music's Nov. 27 performance will feature works from the serious side of well-known Hollywood composers Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Bernard Herrmann. Read more

Classical Music

The brilliantly perverse story of a Victorian serial killer waging a one-man class war is captured in 2001’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert featuring Tony-winning Patti Lupone, George Hearn and Neil Patrick surrou... Read more

Home Movies

 The opening passage of The Rite of Spring ( LaSacre du Printemps ) suggests the parting of morning mist, revealing a clearingin some primeval forest. It’s a calm prelude to a stormy stretch of music, aballet that triggered the riot b.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

 BernardHerrmann composed the blood-curdling score for Psycho , possibly the mostfamiliar slice of film music ever. It’s unlikely that the original soundtrackfor Hitchcock , a film set during the making of Psycho , will engrave itse.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

FM102/1’s fourth annual Big Snow Show concert celebrates the harder endof the Milwaukee alternative radio station’s spectrum. There’s no DeathCab for Cutie this year; instead, the headliners are Breaking Benjamin,the hard-edged po,This W Read more

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