Like every summer, I have those I’m-so-bored-I-could-stare-at-a-wall-for-hours kinds of days, so it’s nothing unusual when I spend most of my time digging through and organizing stacks of academic papers just to humor myself. Before letting them gather any more dust and become a home for spiders, I came across one particular assignment from my “Music in Film” class that I enjoyed working on, which was a listening assignment on the score of Psycho (1960). While reading through the notes I took, I thought I could try and expand upon them a little further.

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