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Nasrollah Davoodi lectures on Dimitri Tiomkin in Tehran, February 14th, 2019

Nasrollah Davoodi, an Iranian composer and film music researcher, will deliver a lecture on Dimitri Tiomkin at the Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran on Thursday, February 14th, 2019, at 5 pm. “Dimitri Tiomkin: A Russian Composer Who Created the Most American Film … Read More…

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January 2019
Behind the photograph: Dimitri Tiomkin in Moscow

This portrait of Dimitri Tiomkin bundled up and dressed in a fur-lined coat was taken in snowbound Moscow on one of several trips by the composer and producer to the USSR in 1965 and 1966. What drew Tiomkin to Moscow during the … Read More…

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Tiomkin on TCM, February 2019

Turner Classic Movies (TCM), the premium cable network, will air the following Dimitri Tiomkin-scored films during February. “31 Days of Oscar” includes films for which Tiomkin earned Academy Awards for music. Note times are Eastern time (ET) and Pacific time (PT). THE OLD … Read More…

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December 2018
Why did Dimitri Tiomkin bow out of scoring two Robert Aldrich films?

Part 1 of 2. By Warren M. Sherk In 1961 Dimitri Tiomkin agreed to score back-to-back Robert Aldrich directed films, The Last Sunset (1961) and Sodom and Gomorrah (released in Italy in 1961 as Sodoma e Gomorra, released in the … Read More…

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November 2018
USC School of Cinematic Arts selects the Dimitri Tiomkin Endowed Fund recipients for 2018-2019

The University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinematic Arts selected three graduate students—Miles Alva, Joshua Scammell, and Jack Walterman—enrolled in Film and Television Production for the Dimitri Tiomkin Endowed Fund for Student Assistantships for 2018-2019. “I’m pleased that the … Read More…

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October 2018
Hal Leonard publishes Alamo and Circus World music

A concert suite for The Alamo and “The John Wayne ‘Duke’ March” from Circus World are the latest additions to the Symphony Pops series from the Hal Leonard Corporation featuring film and television music by Dimitri Tiomkin. The Alamo concert suite is for full orchestra … 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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