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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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May 2017
Media History Digital Library sheds light on Dimitri Tiomkin

by Warren M. Sherk If you’re a fan of film and film history and you’re not already familiar with the Media History Digital Library, then set aside some time and check it out. You may find it as addicting as … Read More…

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April 2017
Hole in the Rock and Panic Button: Dimitri Tiomkin and Stephen Longstreet cross paths in the early 1960s

In the early 1960s, Dimitri Tiomkin signed back-to-back contracts to score two pictures, Panic Button and Hole in the Rock. While he did not ultimately provide music for either film, a look at what took place behind-the-scenes provides a fascinating … Read More…

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March 2017
Pandora, the Flying Dutchman, and Tiomkin?

In the 1960s, near the end of his long and illustrious composing career, Dimitri Tiomkin made a deliberate move to the production side of motion pictures. The four-time Oscar-winning composer’s pursuit of producing culminated with the release of two films, … Read More…

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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 2017

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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December 2016
Celebrate the 70th anniversary of It’s a Wonderful Life

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences kicked off the holiday season with a gala 70th anniversary screening of It’s a Wonderful Life on November 21 in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The screening of Frank Capra’s … Read More…

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November 2016
It’s a Wonderful Life 70th anniversary screening at Academy in Los Angeles

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen It’s a Wonderful Life on November 21. Don’t miss this screening of the film celebrating its 70th anniversary this holiday season. Frank Capra’s holiday classic, a perennial Christmas favorite, has been … Read More…

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October 2016
Tiomkin honors Mahalia Jackson, March 1961

Last month’s post concluded with a letter from music director Johnny Green to Tiomkin thanking him for bringing Mahalia Jackson to the cast for the incomparable concert “Music from Hollywood” at the Hollywood Bowl in 1963. And for hosting a … Read More…

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