'Memory Waltz' from 'The Snows of Kilimanjaro'

Bernard Herrmann is best known for his themes to Hitchcock thrillers, but he also composed some great romantic music.

 

Most of this music is tinted with darker hues — of a sense of loss, of the passage of time, of madness.

 

Click the play button above to hear "Memory Waltz" from the movie The Snows of Kilimanjaro.

 

Reload the page for another random selection from the lesser-known, romantic part of Herrmann’s oeuvre.