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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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December 2017
Armed Forces song folio, December 1956

At the annual 4th Avenue Winter Street Fair in Tucson, Arizona this month, we came across this interesting publication in a thrift shop. The December 1956 issue of the Armed Forces Song Folio contains two songs by Dimitri Tiomkin. The publication … Read More…

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November 2017
Tiomkin award goes to Merawi Gerima

The first recipient of the Dimitri Tiomkin Award is Merawi Gerima, a graduate student at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinematic Arts (SCA). Gerima is a filmmaker from Washington D.C. He is currently completing his Master’s degree … Read More…

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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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October 2017
I Hear You Calling Me: Dimitri Tiomkin’s attempt to film the story of Irish tenor John McCormack

Today, Monday, October 30, 2017, is a national holiday in Ireland. October Bank Holiday, or Lá Saoire Bainc (Deireadh Fómhair), celebrates Irish culture, including music. In the 1950s, Dimitri Tiomkin tried to bring the story of Irish tenor John McCormack … Read More…

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Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, December 1, 2017

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents “FWSO at the Movies” at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas on December 1, 2017. The film It’s a Wonderful Life will be screened while the music score by Dimitri Tiomkin is performed … Read More…

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San Diego Symphony, December 3, 2017

The San Diego Symphony presents a Fox Theatre Film Series presentation of “It’s a Wonderful Life” in San Diego, California on December 3, 2017. The film It’s a Wonderful Life will be screened while the music score by Dimitri Tiomkin … Read More…

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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, December 22, 2017

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra presents “Christmas at the Movies” in Birmingham, United Kingdom on December 22, 2017. Featuring music by Dimitri Tiomkin, from the film It’s a Wonderful Life, and others including Howard Blake, John Debney, Jerry Goldsmith, … Read More…

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Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, December 22, 2017

The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra presents “It’s a Wonderful Life” in Jacksonville, Florida on December 22, 2017. The film It’s a Wonderful Life will be screened while the music score by Dimitri Tiomkin is performed live. Tickets: Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Date: … Read More…

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