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February 2017
Dimitri Tiomkin publicity portraits

In last month’s Behind the photograph: Dimitri Tiomkin portrait by Gyenes we took a look at a picture of the composer taken by a master photographer in Spain. This month we examine more portraits from Tiomkin’s lengthy career. In Hollywood, the standard … Read More…

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Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology featured on Mark! My Words on Music, February 2016

Dr. Mark Evans, author of Soundtrack: The Music of the Movies, has posted a video review of the Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology on YouTube. His program, “Mark! My Words,” can be found on radio and television and in-print as a newspaper column. In the six-minute … Read More…

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January 2017
Behind the photograph: Dimitri Tiomkin portrait by Gyenes

This portrait of Dimitri Tiomkin in black-tie formal, arms crossed, and smiling was taken by Gyenes at his studio in Madrid. The Hungarian-born photographer, Gyenes János, spent most of his life working in Spain as Juan Gyenes (1912-1995). Gyenes, now … Read More…

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Tiomkin on TCM, February 2017

Turner Classic Movies (TCM), the premium cable network, airs the following Tiomkin-scored films during February. Note times are Eastern time (ET) and Pacific time (PT). THE BIG SKY (1952) Running time: 138 minutes Friday, Feb 3, 5:30 p.m. (ET)/2:30 p.m. (PT) … Read More…

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June 2016
Giant 60th anniversary screening at Academy in Los Angeles

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen Giant on June 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. TICKETS: Academy screens Giant The evening starts with a pre-screening discussion with Academy governor Gregory … Read More…

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Tiomkin Anthology on iTunes, July 2015

The Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology is now available for purchase in electronic form at the iTunes Store. Open iTunes and search for “Tiomkin Anthology.”             Tiomkin’s music has been available on iTunes for 12 years. RELATED: July 2006 Apple iTunes … Read More…

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Tiomkin on cdbaby, June 2015

Selected recordings of songs and music from the Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology are now available on cdbaby. The twenty-two tracks include songs from the cinema and stage by the four time Oscar-winning composer. The singers are Whitney Kaufman and Darice Cooper, featuring Leah … Read More…

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Jack Wallace, 1926-2015

Jack Wallace (1926-2015) passed away yesterday, on May 30th, in Los Angeles. A little more than two years ago, Jack recounted his memories of Dimitri Tiomkin to his friend Les Zador, who made them available through this website. Jack worked … Read More…

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60th anniversary of Tiomkin’s famous Academy Awards acceptance speech, March 30, 2015

Sixty years ago, Dimitri Tiomkin made a memorable acceptance speech on one of the earliest televised Academy Awards ceremonies, broadcast live on March 30, 1955. “Tiomkin Tops Hope” proclaimed the trade publication Variety the following day. Tiomkin “hit the laugh … Read More…

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Playlist: John Carpenter’s Favorite Scores, February 2015

Check out the current issue of Entertainment Weekly in which director John Carpenter “reveals the movie music that drives him wild.” Carpenter, probably best known for Halloween and Escape from New York, always lavished attention on the music in his … Read More…

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