Tag Archives: Red River

June 2018
The film songs of Dimitri Tiomkin and Frederick Herbert

by Warren M. Sherk Last month we examined songs with lyrics by Frederick Herbert for the 1944 film The Bridge of San Luis Rey scored by Dimitri Tiomkin, as well as Frederick Herbert’s family musical legacy. (As in part 1, we will … Read More…

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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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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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Red River (Film) 1948

Cue sheet Music, Tiomkin Collection Poster art

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March 2005
Red River soundtrack reissue available from Screen Archives Entertainment

The Marco Polo Film Music Classics compact disc recording of Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for Red River is now available from Screen Archives Entertainment at the unbeatable price of US$8.00. Howard Hawks directed this 1948 United Artists Western starring John Wayne. … Read More…

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May 2003
Red River soundtrack released by Marco Polo Classic Film Score series

Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for Red River has been released as part of Marco Polo’s Classic Film Score series. Billed as the first complete digital recording of the score, it features performances by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra and Chorus conducted by … Read More…

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