PostClassical Presents the Music of Bernard Herrmann
This week's Friday night broadcast (6/28 at 8 pm) features PostClassical Ensemble, the resident ensemble of the National Cathedral, in an evening of music by Bernard Herrmann. Featured works include music from his score for the movie "Psycho," his Clarinet Quintet "Souvenirs de Voyage," and the radio play "Whitman" with music by Herrmann, in honor of the bicentennial of Whitman's birth. This program, which was broadcast live earlier this month from the cathedral, will be hosted by author, music historian and PostClassical Ensemble co-founder Joseph Horowitz, PostClassical Music Director and co-founder Maestro Angel Gil-Ordonez, Exploring Music host Bill McGlaughlin and WWFM host David Osenberg.
5:00 — Herrmann: Psycho narrative for string orchestra
29:59 - Dorothy Herrmann describing her crusty father
31:15 - Herrmann clarinet quintet
0:00 — An intermission feature including the Whitman scholar Steven Herrmann and Murray Horwitz of WAMU’s The Big Broadcast
17:35 — Whitman (the Norman Corwin radio drama, with music by Herrmann)