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From the Archives - Bernard Herrmann: Act 3

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Bernard Herrmann conducts a rehearsal of The Free Company radio drama in Hollywood, April 6, 1941.

To complete the series about Bernard Herrmann, hear works that display his compositional and interpretative skills. Listen to his valedictory recording of his only symphony, another of his fantastical film scores, and an equally colorful scene from grand opera.

Compositions and Recordings

Symphony No. 1
by Bernard Herrmann
Bernard Herrmann with the National Philharmonic

Seventh Voyage of Sinbad Suite
by Bernard Herrmann
Bernard Herrmann with the National Philharmonic

'Bacchanale' from Samson and Delilah
by Camille Saint-Saens
Bernard Herrmann with the London Philharmonic

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at brooke@classicalkc.org.