2005

December 2005
It’s a Wonderful Life from San Pedro to Pasadena

Southern California residents will have the opportunity to see and hear Frank Capra’s classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” throughout this holiday season. The Golden State Pops Orchestra will perform Dimitri Tiomkin’s music from the film at their home venue, the … Read More…

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November 2005
Varese Sarabande to release The High and Mighty

Varese Sarabande will release a new digital recording that includes music from Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for The High and Mighty on compact disc on November 22. The aerial-themed disc titled, “The High and the Mighty: A Century of Flight,” opens … Read More…

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September 2005
Top Ten finish for Tiomkin at AFI

Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for High Noon placed 10th on the list of the American Film Institute’s top 25 all-time favorite film scores as voted by filmmakers, composers, and historians. The announcement came during a special performance concert, “The Big Picture—AFI’s … Read More…

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Dimitri Tiomkin and the Hollywood Bowl

Dimitri Tiomkin’s music has long been performed at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Few can match Tiomkin’s enviable record at the Bowl, including his diverse roles as composer, conductor, and pianist over the past eight decades. The earliest performances, … Read More…

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September 2005
Hollywood Bowl fireworks finale features Tiomkin music

A suite from Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for Alfred Hitchcock’s film Dial M for Murder was part of the traditional season-ending fireworks spectacular at the Hollywood Bowl on September 16, 17, and 18. Olivia Tiomkin Douglas and Patrick Russ attended the … Read More…

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August 2005
Tadlow Music to release The Guns of Navarone recording

Tadlow Music is scheduled to release a new digital recording of Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for The Guns of Navarone on compact disc in September. The 1961 film, written and produced by Carl Foreman, stars Gregory Peck, David Niven, and Anthony … Read More…

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June 2005
The Negro Soldier to screen in Washington, D.C.

The Negro Soldier, a 1944 World War II Army documentary supervised by Frank Capra, will screen on June 17 at the National Archives in conjunction with the exhibit Close Up in Black: African American Film Posters. The exhibit, curated from … Read More…

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May 2005
Wedding music by Dimitri Tiomkin

The arrival of summer brings so many traditions: baseball, beach picnics…and the peal of wedding bells. Dimitri Tiomkin scored the onscreen union between Grace Kelly and Gary Cooper in High Noon, but he also wrote music for the extravagant, real-life … Read More…

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April 2005
The Sundowners main title to be premiered by harmonica virtuoso and orchestra

The main title from Tiomkin’s score for The Sundowners, featuring harmonica soloist Bernie Fields, will receive its world premiere by Orange County’s Pacific Symphony Orchestra (PSO) on Friday, May 6, at the Orange County Performing Arts Center (OCPAC). Fields will … Read More…

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April 2005
The Guns of Navarone suite in concert performances

The BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by John Wilson, will perform Dimitri Tiomkin’s music from The Guns of Navarone in concert on Saturday, May 7, in West London. The 12-minute suite from Navarone includes the concert premiere of “Preparations,” incorporated by … Read More…

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