Psycho: the Music (Part I)

Alfred Hitchcock in front of his profile characters logo at a press event in London, 1972. Central Press / Getty Images

In part 1 of our look at Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, we discuss the history of both Hitchcock and film composer Bernard Hermann, and explore the strength of their collaborations. We give detailed history on the production of Psycho and its film score, and provide a breakdown of several pieces of music... including the most famous horror scene of all time.