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Playlist: John Carpenter’s Favorite Scores, February 2015

Check out the current issue of Entertainment Weekly in which director John Carpenter “reveals the movie music that drives him wild.” Carpenter, probably best known for Halloween and Escape from New York, always lavished attention on the music in his … Read More…

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The Big Picture: Hitchcock!, August 31, 2014

by Warren M. Sherk David Newman and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra delighted a large crowd of movie and soundtrack fans last night at the Bowl. Newman selected clips and music that kept the audience on the edge of their seats … Read More…

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Londons Huntsman celebrates Gregory Pecks impeccable style, June 17 to July 17, 2014

If you’re in London between June 17 and July 17, you won’t want to miss Huntsman Presents: Gregory Peck, Style Archive of an Icon. The in-store exhibition dedicated to the actor documents his relationship with Huntsman, the made-to-order clothing store, … Read More…

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New Images uploaded, June 1, 2014

We’ve upgraded our memory for this site which will allow us  to share many more images, including photographs and poster art. For starters there are 35 new images, including the one at the right.  Browse more in the Photo Gallery. … Read More…

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Tiomkin featured at Sochi closing ceremony, February 23, 2014

Don’t miss the Closing Ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Composer Dimitri Tiomkin’s music will be featured alongside fellow Russian composers, including Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Shostakovich. Twelve minutes of selections from Silva Screen recordings will include music … Read More…

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November 2013 report: best Cue Sheet ever!

The current issue of the Film Music Society’s quarterly journal The Cue Sheet is devoted to what many consider the most famous film music concert in history, “Music from Hollywood.” The concert was held at the Hollywood Bowl in September … Read More…

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50 years ago today: September 25, 1963

Dimitri Tiomkin participated in what is probably the greatest film music concert of all time fifty years ago today at the Hollywood Bowl. Tiomkin conducted music from High Noon (1952) and his song, “The Green Leaves of Summer,” from The … 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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Kremenchug May 2013

“Tiomkin Days 2013 in Kremenchug” took place in mid-May and Olivia Tiomkin and Eileen Shaw traveled to from the U.K.  for the festivities. After arriving at the Kiev Airport, they were transported to Kremenchug where they were greeted by Deputy … Read More…

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Academy YouTube channel uploads video of Tiomkin receiving Oscars® for High Noon

Earlier this year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences uploaded video of Walt Disney presenting the music categories at the 25th Academy Awards held at the RKO Pantages Theatre on March 19, 1953, honoring movies released in 1952. … Read More…

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