Bernard Herrmann / Joel McNeely

Psycho [Complete Original Motion Picture Score]

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Varese's original soundtrack to Psycho finds Joel McNeely conducting the Royal Scottish National Orchestra through Bernard Herrmann's classic original score. This album is the first time the entire score has been recorded for an album and its remarkable how eerie and evocative the music is, even when its separated from the film. Psycho stands as one of Herrmann's finest moments, and even if many collectors and film buffs would prefer the original soundtrack recording, this version is essential for fans of the composer, since it is the clearest, cleanest edition of score yet produced.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
Psycho
1 1:55
2 2:12
3 1:36
4 1:52
5 2:51
6 1:07
7 1:04
8 1:45
9 1:31
10 3:09
11 2:04
12 1:13
13 1:37
14 1:54
15 3:00
16 1:02
17 1:03
18 0:15
19 1:20
20 1:15
21 1:46
22 0:52
23 2:14
24 2:03
25 0:41
26 0:50
27 0:53
28 1:04
29 2:58
30 0:27
31 1:39
32 2:44
33 1:07
34 1:05
35 1:03
36 0:59
37 1:01
38 1:06
39 0:41
40 1:32
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