2013

December 2013

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral issued by La-La Land Records

La-La Land Records and Paramount Pictures have teamed up for the release on December 5 of a remastered digital recording of Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for Gunfight at the O.K. Corral on CD. This world premiere release of Tiomkin’s original motion … Read More…

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November 2013
Tiomkin and the Ravel medal

In the summer of 1965 Tiomkin was awarded the Ravel medal by SACEM, the Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Éditeurs de Musique, known in the U.S. as “the French ASCAP.” Tiomkin met composer Maurice Ravel in 1928, when he was in … Read More…

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October 2013
Behind the photograph: Tansman and Tiomkin

A recently unearthed letter to Dimitri Tiomkin from Alexandre Tansman set in motion a series of events that brought back in focus the photographs above. Taken in New York by London-born photographer Florence Vandamm, the photographs exhibit many of the … Read More…

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September 2013
Cease Fire: High Noon in Korea

by Warren M. Sherk (Fifth in an occasional series on Tiomkin’s lesser-known film scores) “The dramatic story you are about to see was actually filmed on the battlefields of Korea,” declares the opening title card for Cease Fire, a 1953 … Read More…

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September 16 New York Philharmonic PhilFlash: The Music Behind the Movie

The Music Behind the Movie An Exhibit Presented by the New York Philharmonic Archives and the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences In conjunction with THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic, … Read More…

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August 2013
Tiomkin days in Kremenchug festival report

by Tamara Oskomenko-Parulava Editor’s note: This report was written in Ukrainian; it has been edited for readability in English. “Tiomkin days – 2013 in Kremenchug,” the first large-scale musical theatrical performance dedicated to the world-renowned composer from Kremenchug, Dimitri Tiomkin, … Read More…

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July 2013
EW ranks It’s a Wonderful Life 6th greatest film ever

Entertainment Weekly (EW) ranked It’s a Wonderful Life number 6 in the magazine’s July issue, “The 100 All-Time Greatest Movies.” Frank Capra’s holiday classic has been treasured by three generations of filmgoers. Thanks in part to a concert suite published … Read More…

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June 2013
The story of musician Arthur Zepp, Dimitri Tiomkin’s personal assistant

by Warren M. Sherk Second of two parts (read part one) Okinawa, the USO, and World War II Seventeen years had passed since his remarkable trip to Paris with the Tiomkins. By now ensconced in Spokane, Zepp’s next international adventure … Read More…

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June 2013
Howard Hawks, Part 2 continues at AFI near D.C.

As part of “Howard Hawks, Part 2,” the American Film Institute will screen Land of the Pharaohs (1955) on Sunday, June 2, at 11:05 a.m., Monday, June 3, at 5:00 p.m., and Tuesday, June 4, at 5:00 p.m. at the … Read More…

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June 2013
Dial M for Murder in 3D at the Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen Dial M for Murder in 3D at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to witness the only … Read More…

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