Lot No: 198

Lot 198 of an upcoming auction at Bonhams, London, is an autograph full score of Bernard Herrmann’s music for Alfred Hitchcock’s film Psycho, including the Murder in the Shower scene (‘The Murder’). “In this notorious sequence the strings end up playing a chord consisting of the notes E-flat, E-natural, F, and G-flat.” The first page signed and dated “Bernard Herrmann/ Jan 12 – Feb 12/ 60”, written between January and February 1960 and reassembled by the composer in 1968 to form his concert suite Psycho: A Narrative for Orchestra.

Estimate: £30,000 – 40,000

1 Comment

Filed under Music

One response to “Lot No: 198

  1. Pingback: Psycho For Sale « Cinéma Lūdicrus

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s