2004

December 2004
Holiday music by Dimitri Tiomkin

Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for the American film It’s a Wonderful Life is well known. In addition to this Christmas classic, he wrote several Christmas songs not associated with motion pictures. The story of “The First Christmas” and other holiday music … Read More…

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November 2004
Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs The High and the Mighty Suite

A suite from Dimitri Tiomkin’s Academy Award®-winning score for The High and the Mighty was performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as part of the second concert in the inaugural “Friday at the Movies” series. The concert, titled “The Golden … Read More…

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June 2004
Silva Screen releases Dimitri Tiomkin: The Essential Film Music Collection

Silva Screen Records will release a special limited collector’s edition of The Alamo: The Essential Dimitri Tiomkin Film Music Collection on June 21. With more than 200 minutes of music, including more than fifty tracks from thirty classic films, this … Read More…

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June 2004
The High and the Mighty suite recorded in London

A new suite from The High and the Mighty has been recorded at Abbey Road in London by conductor Richard Kaufman and the London Symphony Orchestra for a future release by Koch International. Olivia Tiomkin Douglas attended the session at … Read More…

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April 2004
D.O.A. music score and poster highlight film noir music exhibit

Dimitri Tiomkin’s original music sketches and a one-sheet poster for D.O.A. (1950) formed part of a recent exhibit “Film Noir: The Music That Sets the Tone” at the Hollywood Entertainment Museum (www.hollywoodmuseum.com). The main title for this quintessential film noir … Read More…

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