Tag Archives: books

July 2016
Howard Hawks: New Perspectives

A new anthology, Howard Hawks: New Perspectives, edited by British professor Ian Brookes, includes a chapter by Kathryn Kalinak. In “Scoring the West: Dimitri Tiomkin and Howard Hawks,” Kalinak writes on the collaboration between the film director and composer and … Read More…

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October 2015
Dimitri Tiomkin: A Portrait on sale, October 22-25

To celebrate the third anniversary of its e-book publication and the 55th anniversary of Tiomkin’s music score for The Alamo, Christopher Palmer’s “Dimitri Tiomkin: A Portrait” will be on sale for four days as a Kindle Countdown Deal. Purchase the … Read More…

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April 2012
Music in the Western: Notes from the Frontier

by Warren M. Sherk A new anthology edited by Kathryn Kalinak, Music in the Western: Notes from the Frontier, is chock full of the latest research and findings on the genre. Several of the essays will be of particular interest … Read More…

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New in 2018: Making Music in Selznick’s Hollywood (Oxford Music/Media Series) By Nathan Platte. Includes two chapters on Dimitri Tiomkin’s music scores for Duel in the Sun and Portrait of Jennie. Read our review here. Interested in further reading? Check out these … 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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March 2009
Tiomkin featured in book on Russians in Hollywood

In his book “Russians in Hollywood, Hollywood’s Russians: Biography of an Image,” Harlow Robinson chronicles the story of Russian émigrés in Hollywood as well as the influence of Russian artists on American cinema, and examines the depiction of Russians in … Read More…

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