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Bernard Herrmann

The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: Psycho


limited edition (1960 copies) 7" + postcard

Released: 30th Jun 2017


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two of the most iconic music cues in cinema history, these are a remarkable testament to the genius of the Master of Film Music, Bernard Herrmann.

‘Prelude’ & ‘The Murder’ are Released here in an edition of 1960 copies. the 1960 psychological horror Hitchcock classic is an undoubted masterpiece, but what everyone truly remembers it for is the music: The Greatest Cinema Soundtrack of All Time. The Knife. The Shower. The Screeching Strings. The most famous cue in film music. So ingrained in the popular consciousness is ‘The Murder’ that it has become the defining sound of terror - inspiring countless recordings, performances, homages, parodies & cultural references: from The Beatles’ ‘Eleanor Rigby’, Brian De Palma’s ‘Carrie’ & Mel Brooks’ ‘High Anxiety’ to ‘Family Guy’, ‘Friends’ & ‘the simpsons’.


The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: Psycho


  1. Prelude
  2. The Murder