Bernard Herrmann Vertigo Soundtrack Import LP
Bernard Herrmann Vertigo Soundtrack Import LP
Genre: Soundtrack
Format: 33RPM,

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Bernard Herrmann Vertigo Soundtrack Import LP

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Availability: Expected On 01-31-2020
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SKU:
DOCLP115
UPC:
889397381158
Iconic Soundtrack to the Classic Alfred Hitchcock Film!

Bernard Herrmann wrote the bulk of the score for Vertigo (1958), considered by many critics and by Herrmann himself to be his finest film score, in a little over a month. Hitchcock places Herrmann's background music in direct opposition to music that is played deliberately as part of the action of the film.

While Herrmann's score represents the forces of destiny and the mysterious dream world inhabited by Madeleine, music that Midge plays on her radio and record player represents her world and the norms and strictures of conventional society. Herrmann scored the swirling harps and strings that imbue most of the pivotal action sequences in the film to mirror the vertigo that dogs the protagonist. Essential.

Vertigo has one of the most lush and romantic scores ever written for a film, purely tonal most of the time and then something goes horribly wrong: the music seems to turn in on itself, spirals downward, becomes hypnotic, mesmerizing, almost minimalistic. Themes are repeated and variations of these themes become haunting and then nightmarish.

Features:
• Vinyl LP
• Import

Selections:
Side A:

1. Prelude and Rooftop
2. Scotty Trails Madeline
3. Carlotta's Portrait
4. The Bay
5. The Beach
6. Farewell and the Tower
Side B:
1. The Nightmare and Dawn
2. The Past and the Girl
3. The Letter
4. Goodnight & The Park
5. Scene D'amour
6. The Necklace, The Return and Finale
Description
Iconic Soundtrack to the Classic Alfred Hitchcock Film!

Bernard Herrmann wrote the bulk of the score for Vertigo (1958), considered by many critics and by Herrmann himself to be his finest film score, in a little over a month. Hitchcock places Herrmann's background music in direct opposition to music that is played deliberately as part of the action of the film.

While Herrmann's score represents the forces of destiny and the mysterious dream world inhabited by Madeleine, music that Midge plays on her radio and record player represents her world and the norms and strictures of conventional society. Herrmann scored the swirling harps and strings that imbue most of the pivotal action sequences in the film to mirror the vertigo that dogs the protagonist. Essential.

Vertigo has one of the most lush and romantic scores ever written for a film, purely tonal most of the time and then something goes horribly wrong: the music seems to turn in on itself, spirals downward, becomes hypnotic, mesmerizing, almost minimalistic. Themes are repeated and variations of these themes become haunting and then nightmarish.

Features:
• Vinyl LP
• Import

Selections:
Side A:

1. Prelude and Rooftop
2. Scotty Trails Madeline
3. Carlotta's Portrait
4. The Bay
5. The Beach
6. Farewell and the Tower
Side B:
1. The Nightmare and Dawn
2. The Past and the Girl
3. The Letter
4. Goodnight & The Park
5. Scene D'amour
6. The Necklace, The Return and Finale
Genre
Soundtrack
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Title
Vertigo Soundtrack
Composer
Bernard Herrmann
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
10-20-2014
Availability
Expected On 01-31-2020
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
EXPECT_ON
2020-01-31 00:00:00.000
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