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Composer Bernard Herrmann was often described as being ‘temperamental’ and ‘explosive’ by nature. However, very few could ever criticize his approach and dedication in regards to his work. His collaborations with director Alfred Hitchcock are today reflected upon as legendary; a clash of personalities which proved that both fire and gasoline didn’t necessarily have to end in utter devastation.
To tie in with Record Store Day UK 2018, Silva Screen Records have released a strictly limited edition 7” Ep showcasing the very best of this turbulent and tremendous partnership. The Double A Side single (SIL71566) features two tracks from Vertigo (Prelude / The Nightmare) with the flipside featuring Overture / Main title from North by Northwest. The music is perfectly executed by the highly respected City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Paul Bateman.
Vertigo crackles with tension as James Stewart’s