On Friday, December 1, literary scholar Jack Sullivan will be joining "Soundcheck", which airs daily on WNYC, New York Public Radio, in the studio to discuss his new book, Hitchcock's Music.

In Hitchcock's Music, Sullivan explores the crucial role that music played in Alfred Hitchcock's films. While you may remember the famous stabbing musical sequence in Psycho, there are plenty more interesting antedotes in this book. Tune in to Souncheck to hear Sullivan comment on these and give a new perspective on Hitchcock's brilliance.

"Soundcheck" airs every Monday thru Friday live at 2pm Eastern on 93.9 FM, at wnyc.org, and on XM Satellite Radio. Host John Schaefer discusses major trends in the music industry, covering various genres, from Rock to Pop, Latin, and even metal. Recent guests have been Ornette Coleman, Norah Jones, Franz Ferdinand, Robert Plant,David Byrne,and Lou Reed, among others.