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Guide to the Bernard Herrmann radio and television music, 1936-1959
PA Mss 46  
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Description
Copies of radio programs and television programs with original music by Bernard Herrmann.
Background
Though known primarily for his film scores, Bernard Herrmann (born 1931, New York City) began his career scoring radio dramas. After founding the New Chamber Orchestra in 1931 Herrmann was hired as a staff arranger and conductor at CBS Radio in 1933. He soon became involved in the scoring of radio dramas with the innovative and experimental series Columbia Workshop. He also worked with Orson Welles as music director of the Mercury Theater of the Air. His early work in radio gained him the notoriety to move onto scoring films but he continued to score for radio and later for television.
Extent
99 Cassette tapes
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
Tapes cannot be duplicated for use outside of the Library without the permission of the copyright holder.