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Tiomkin on TCM, October 2018

Turner Classic Movies (TCM), the premium cable network, will air the following Dimitri Tiomkin-scored films, including four films from the 1930s, during October. Note times are Eastern time (ET) and Pacific time (PT). ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (1939) Tuesday, Oct 2, 1:30 … Read More…

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September 24, 2018
Intrada Records Kickstarter for Dial M recording surpasses goal

We’re pleased to note that the Intrada Records Kickstarter campaign passed the US$45,000 goal. Let the recording begin! September 29, 2018 UPDATE: Thanks to 404 backers who pledged $49,313, there will be a brand new recording of Dimitri Tiomkin’s score … Read More…

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September 23, 2018
Intrada Records Kickstarter for Dial M recording closes in 60 hours

An ambitious Kickstarter campaign to record Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock thriller Dial M for Murder closes in 60 hours. More than 85 percent of the campaign’s US$45,000 has been pledged to date by more than 300 backers. … Read More…

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August 2018
Intrada Records launches Kickstarter for Dial M for Murder recording

Intrada Records launched a crowd-funded Kickstarter project, its first, to record Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock thriller Dial M for Murder. Intrada selected the film due to Tiomkin’s striking score that accentuates the film starring Ray Milland, Robert Cummings, and Grace Kelly (whose introduction … Read More…

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July 2018
Bountiful songs by Dimitri Tiomkin and Frederick Herbert for Milk and Honey

by Warren M. Sherk We know Dimitri Tiomkin and Frederick Herbert provided songs for five films released in the mid-1940s, notably for Duel in the Sun and Red River. Prior to working on their first film, Bridge of San Luis … Read More…

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June 2018
The film songs of Dimitri Tiomkin and Frederick Herbert

by Warren M. Sherk Last month we examined songs with lyrics by Frederick Herbert for the 1944 film The Bridge of San Luis Rey scored by Dimitri Tiomkin, as well as Frederick Herbert’s family musical legacy. (As in part 1, we will … Read More…

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May 2018
When Dimitri Tiomkin met Herb Stahlberg, whom we know as Frederick Herbert, born Frederick Stahlberg…not to be confused with Frederick Stahlberg, his father

by Warren M. Sherk When Classic FM named Red River as the Greatest Western Film Score last month it brought the name Frederick Herbert back onto our radar. Herbert is credited with the lyrics for the popular song “Settle Down” … Read More…

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Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology, mp3 samples

Thank you for purchasing the Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology. Several of the songs included in the Anthology can be previewed, below. Selected recordings of songs and music from the Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology are available on cdbaby. The twenty-two tracks include songs … Read More…

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Classic FM picks Red River as the Greatest Western Movie Score, April 2018

Topping the list of Classic FM’s “The greatest Western movie scores” is Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for Red River. Classic FM, an independent National Radio station in the United Kingdom, broadcasts “The World’s Greatest Music” and has been a proponent of Tiomkin’s … Read More…

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April 2018
Report on Tiomkin ENERGY festival 2017 in Kremenchuk, Ukraine

In 2017, after a three-year hiatus due to civil unrest in the Ukraine, the International Jazz Festival ENERGY in honor of Dimitri Tiomkin returned to Kremenchuk (sometimes spelled Kremenchug) on the 5th anniversary of the inaugural 2012 festival. The festival, … Read More…

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