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Classic FM picks Red River as the Greatest Western Movie Score, April 2018

Topping the list of Classic FM’s “The greatest Western movie scores” is Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for Red River. Classic FM, an independent National Radio station in the United Kingdom, broadcasts “The World’s Greatest Music” and has been a proponent of Tiomkin’s … Read More…

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A Symphonic Night at the Movies: High Noon, with the Utah Symphony, February 17, 2018

by Warren M. Sherk An iconic film, High Noon. An orchestra, the Utah Symphony, that has been performing in the West since 1940. For “A Symphonic Night at the Movies” the film and orchestra came together as one at Maurice Abravanel … Read More…

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Dutton Vocalion reissues Lost Horizon: The Classic Film Scores of Dimitri Tiomkin

Lost Horizon: The Classic Film Scores of Dimitri Tiomkin, recorded in 1975 by RCA and released as an LP record, was reissued in SACD by Dutton Vocalion in late 2017. The disc contains a suite from The Thing from Another World previously unreleased in … Read More…

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Cease Fire available on DVD, November 2017

Kino Classics has released Cease Fire on DVD. The 1953 film—directed by Owen Crump, produced by Hal Wallis, and filmed in 3-D—features a music score by Dimitri Tiomkin. READ our feature article: Cease Fire: High Noon in Korea BUY (Amazon): Cease Fire

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Sony Home Video releases Lost Horizon, 80th anniversary edition, October 3, 2017

Sony Home Video recently released Lost Horizon on Blu-ray to commemorate the film’s 80th anniversary. The disc, accompanied by a 24-page Digibook with an essay by film historian Jeremy Arnold, includes one minute of recently unearthed footage from a worn … Read More…

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Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology featured on Mark! My Words on Music, February 2017

Dr. Mark Evans, author of Soundtrack: The Music of the Movies, has posted a video review of the Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology on YouTube. His program, “Mark! My Words,” can be found on radio and television and in-print as a newspaper column. In the six-minute … Read More…

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June 2016
Giant 60th anniversary screening at Academy in Los Angeles

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen Giant on June 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. TICKETS: Academy screens Giant The evening starts with a pre-screening discussion with Academy governor Gregory … Read More…

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Tiomkin Anthology on iTunes, July 2015

The Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology is now available for purchase in electronic form at the iTunes Store. Open iTunes and search for “Tiomkin Anthology.”             Tiomkin’s music has been available on iTunes for 12 years. RELATED: July 2006 Apple iTunes … Read More…

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Tiomkin on cdbaby, June 2015

Selected recordings of songs and music from the Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology are now available on cdbaby. The twenty-two tracks include songs from the cinema and stage by the four time Oscar-winning composer. The singers are Whitney Kaufman and Darice Cooper, featuring Leah … Read More…

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Jack Wallace, 1926-2015

Jack Wallace (1926-2015) passed away yesterday, on May 30th, in Los Angeles. A little more than two years ago, Jack recounted his memories of Dimitri Tiomkin to his friend Les Zador, who made them available through this website. Jack worked … Read More…

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