Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann by Steven Rawle,K. J. Donnelly

By Steven Rawle,K. J. Donnelly

This quantity of recent, spellbinding essays explores the stressful courting among Alfred Hitchcock and Bernard Herrmann, that includes new views on their collaboration. that includes essays by way of prime students of Hitchcock's paintings, together with Richard Allen, Charles Barr, Murray Pomerance, Sidney Gottlieb and Jack Sullivan, the gathering examines the operating dating among the pair and the contribution that Herrmann's paintings brings to Hitchcock's idiom. reading key works, together with the fellow Who Knew an excessive amount of, Psycho, Marnie and Vertigo, the essays discover techniques to sound, song, collaborative authorship and the designated contribution that Herrmann's paintings with Hitchcock delivered to this physique of flicks, studying the importance, meanings, histories and enduring legacies of 1 of movie history's most vital partnerships. by means of attractive with the collaborative paintings of Hitchcock and Herrmann, the ebook explores the ways that movie administrators and composers collaborate, how this collaboration is skilled within the movie textual content, and the ways that such partnerships encourage later work.

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