2010

December 2010
Cyrano de Bergerac soundtrack released by Screen Archives

Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for Cyrano de Bergerac has been issued for the first time on compact disc. This is the sixth in a series of Tiomkin scores produced by Ray Faiola of Chelsea Rialto Studios and Craig Spaulding, and released … Read More…

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December 2010
The War Wagon soundtrack released by Intrada

Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for The War Wagon has been issued for the first time on compact disc. Listen to sample tracks and order here. Intrada had access to the original session master recordings from Universal’s vault and re-mixed and re-mastered … Read More…

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November 2010
The Unforgiven soundtrack released by Kritzerland

Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for The Unforgiven has been issued on compact disc by Kritzerland. John Huston directed this classic Western, which starred Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy, Lillian Gish, and Charles Bickford. The film was released by United Artists … Read More…

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October 2010
Tiomkin featured in Hollywood Film Music Reader

by Warren M. Sherk The Hollywood Film Music Reader, Mervyn Cooke’s latest book, features material from Dimitri Tiomkin’s 1959 autobiography, Please Don’t Hate Me. The seven excerpts cover the composer’s interactions with directors Frank Capra and Alfred Hitchcock, exchanges with … Read More…

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September 2010
Patriotism, the American flag, and 1964

by Warren M. Sherk In the America of 1964, the nation was still reeling from the loss of a president, Congress passed a historic civil rights omnibus bill, and the Vietnam War was stoking the fires of discontent. During this … Read More…

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August 2010
Devil’s Cabaret and Crazy House released on DVD

With the Warner Bros. Archive Collection release of “Classic Musical Shorts from the Dream Factory” on DVD it is now possible to see and hear the result of a fascinating collaboration between composer Dimitri Tiomkin and choreographer Albertina Rasch. The … Read More…

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July 2010
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France to perform Tiomkin

The Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France will perform two film works by Dimitri Tiomkin in a concert to be broadcast live on France Musique. The film music suites from High Noon and Strangers on the Train were compiled by orchestrator … Read More…

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July 2010
Champion soundtrack released by Screen Archives

Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for Champion has been issued for the first time on compact disc. This is the fifth in a series of Tiomkin scores produced by Ray Faiola of Chelsea Rialto Studios and Craig Spaulding, and released by Screen … Read More…

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June 2010
Remember the (complete) Alamo

For years soundtrack collectors have waited for a complete recording of Tiomkin’s score for The Alamo. The wait is finally over. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the epic Western, a complete recording of music from the film will … Read More…

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May 2010
National Train Day

by Warren M. Sherk Trains have figured prominently in several films scored by Dimitri Tiomkin, from High Noon to Last Train from Gun Hill. In recognition of the third annual National Train Day on May 8, we are highlighting two … Read More…

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