2007

December 2007
High Noon soundtrack set for December 18 release

Dimitri Tiomkin’s landmark score for High Noon will be available for the first time on compact disc. This is the second in a series of Tiomkin scores painstakingly restored by Chelsea Rialto Studios and released by Screen Archives Entertainment, in … Read More…

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November 2007
D.O.A. soundtrack released by Screen Archives

Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for D.O.A. is now available for the first time on compact disc. Ray Faiola and Craig Spaulding produced the soundtrack, which is being released by Screen Archives Entertainment. Rudolph Maté directed this film noir suspense thriller, released … Read More…

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October 2007
Dimitri Tiomkin and the Music Journal

Much has been written about Tiomkin and his music over the years—in books, magazines, and Web sites, this one included—but, in his prolific career, Tiomkin himself took pen to paper and wrote articles on film scoring, as well as participated … Read More…

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September 2007
Our new look

We are pleased to announce significant upgrades to this Web site. With our growth over the last few years—thanks to you, our loyal and enthusiastic visitors—has come the need to deliver faster, more exacting searches. In response, we’ve converted to … Read More…

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August 2007
The Moon and Sixpence

(First in an occasional series on Tiomkin’s lesser-known film scores) by Warren M. Sherk With so many scores to his credit, there are bound to be some overlooked gems in Dimitri Tiomkin’s film oeuvre. His music for The Moon and … Read More…

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July 2007
The High and the Mighty goes to court

by Warren M. Sherk In 1955, after winning an Academy Award for the score from The High and the Mighty, Dimitri Tiomkin was named in a lawsuit by composer Leon Navara. Navara claimed that the film’s title song was based … Read More…

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June 2007
John Wayne Centennial DVD released

Paramount Home Entertainment has released the John Wayne Centennial collection, a 14-disc boxed set that includes The High and the Mighty. This is the restored version of the film that screened at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences … Read More…

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May 2007
The High and the Mighty to screen at Academy in Los Angeles

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Gold Standard Screening Series will feature The High and the Mighty to honor the 100th anniversary of the birth of the film’s star and co-producer, John Wayne. The film’s title song, by … Read More…

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April 2007
Orange County’s Pacific Symphony to perform Tiomkin

The overture from The Alamo will be performed by Orange County’s Pacific Symphony Orchestra (PSO) on Thursday, May 3, at Segerstrom Hall, Orange County Performing Arts Center (OCPAC). Richard Kaufman, the orchestra’s principal pops conductor, will lead the concert, which … Read More…

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March 2007
Fascinating Rhythms: Dimitri Tiomkin, African American Music, and Early Jazz

by Warren M. Sherk When one considers the music of Dimitri Tiomkin, jazz probably is not the first thing that springs to mind. The fact remains, however obscured by the passage of time, that jazz had a significant influence on … Read More…

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