Tag Archives: The High and the Mighty

June 2012
Alfred Music offers High and Mighty Suite

The High and the Mighty Suite is now available from the Alfred Rental Library, a division of Alfred Music Publishing. The seven-minute concert suite for full orchestra showcases Dimitri Tiomkin’s music for the 1954 film. Arranged by Christopher Palmer and … Read More…

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April 2010
UPDATE: The High and the Mighty goes to court

From time to time, www.dimitritiomkin.com receives Web mail from people who have a connection with Tiomkin or his music. Recently we were contacted by Ronald Simone, who, after reading our July 2007 article on The High and the Mighty, wrote … Read More…

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July 2007
The High and the Mighty goes to court

by Warren M. Sherk In 1955, after winning an Academy Award for the score from The High and the Mighty, Dimitri Tiomkin was named in a lawsuit by composer Leon Navara. Navara claimed that the film’s title song was based … Read More…

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July 2005
Paramount Home Entertainment to release The High and the Mighty

Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment (www.homevideo.paramount.com) is scheduled to release The High and the Mighty on DVD as a two-disc collector’s edition on August 2, 2005. The newly restored 1954 film was directed by William Wellman and starred John Wayne, Claire … Read More…

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November 2004
Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs The High and the Mighty Suite

A suite from Dimitri Tiomkin’s Academy Award®-winning score for The High and the Mighty was performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as part of the second concert in the inaugural “Friday at the Movies” series. The concert, titled “The Golden … Read More…

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June 2004
The High and the Mighty suite recorded in London

A new suite from The High and the Mighty has been recorded at Abbey Road in London by conductor Richard Kaufman and the London Symphony Orchestra for a future release by Koch International. Olivia Tiomkin Douglas attended the session at … Read More…

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