Selected Essays for

No. 105, pages 20-21, "The Psychology of Strings " --- An appreciation of Bernard Herrmann's landmark all-string score for Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, fifty years strong and still terrifying. [ Read Pages 1 --- 2 ]


__No. 22, pages 51, 80-82, "Earth vs. Mars: The Man Who Kept The Score" --- Detailed analysis of Leith Stevens music for the classic 1953 sci-fi film, War of the Worlds. Click to read!

_Issue 25, pages 46-50, "Alien 25th Anniversary Special" --- Detailed analysis of Jerry Goldsmith's score for Ridley Scott's Alien. Click to Read!

_Issue 16, Pages 46-48, "Bernard Herrmann's Taxi Driver" --- Detailed analysis of Bernard Herrmann's final score. Click to Read!

_Issue 8, 14-15, "2001: A Space Odyssey - A Conflict Revisited" --- Essay comparing Alex North's original score for the film and rejected by director Stanley Kubrick, with famous classical pieces used in the final film.

_Issue 1, pages 15-16 --- Analysis of Ennio Morricone's score for William Friedkin's Rampage.

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