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The Greatest Film Scores of Dmitri Tiomkin [LSO/Kaufman] [Hybrid SACD, Soundtrack]

London Symphony Orchestra , Dmitri Tiomkin , Richard Kaufman Audio CD
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  • Conductor: Richard Kaufman
  • Composer: Dmitri Tiomkin
  • Audio CD (30 July 2012)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Hybrid SACD, Soundtrack
  • Label: LSO Live
  • ASIN: B008CJ8RU6
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 80,346 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Cyrano de Bergerac Overture
2. The Alamo Suite
3. The Old Man and the Sea Theme, Cubana and Finale
4. The Four Poster Overture
5. Giant Suite
6. The Fall of the Roman Empire The Fall of Love
7. High Noon Do Not Forsake Me
8. Rawhide Theme
9. The High and the Mighty Suite
10. Hitchcock Suite Dial 'M' for Murder
11. Strangers on a Train
12. Wild is the Wind Theme
13. The Sundowners Theme
14. Circus World The John 'Duke' Wayne March
15. Land of the Pharaohs Theme and Pharaoh's Procession
16. Friendly Persuasion The Fair, Thee I Love

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Review

What happens when you combine the music of one of the worlds most respected film music composers with the worlds leading symphony orchestra performing it? Well you get a superb collection of marvellous and magical music played to perfection...The LSO and conductor Richard Kaufman must be applauded for bringing us this outstanding recording which is very well presented with notes on the composer, artists involved on the recording, a brief history of the LSO and their connections with film scores, a track by track description and information on each film. This is an essential purchase. --John Mansell, Run Movies

Among the greatest Hollywood composers, Dimitri Tiomkin once made an Oscar acceptance speech in which he thanked Brahms, Strauss, Beethoven and Rimsky-Korsakov for teaching him his craft. He was much derided at the time, though in fact his classical pedigree was impeccable. Born in the Ukraine, he studied composition with Glazunov in St Petersburg and established himself as a pianist, specialising in Scriabin, before the US beckoned. His music remained rooted in Russian late Romanticism. Borodin is never far away from his score for The Alamo, while the famous title theme for the TV series Rawhide gravitates, more than once, towards Glazunov. Elsewhere, Rimsky collides with Wagner in The Fall of the Roman Empire, while clotted, Scriabinesque harmonies accompany Ray Milland's terrorisation of Grace Kelly in Dial M for Murder. This fine selection was recorded at the Barbican last year, and is played with terrific panache by the London Symphony Orchestra under Richard Kaufman. Andrew Playfoot, meanwhile, sings Do Not Forsake Me from High Noon as one born to it. **** --The Guardian

Tiomkin s music certainly does deserve resuscitation on disc and this excellently produced and recorded issue does its subject proud. --International Record Review September 2012

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant collection 8 Aug 2012
By hoshi
The orchestra and the choir perform together brilliantly in this performance of famous Dimitri Tiomkin scores. I absolutely love Hitchcock films and so am very happy to see the disc features music from the films `Strangers on a Train' and `Dial M for Murder.' The theme song from `Rawhide' is absolutely brilliant, I have it on repeat! The London Symphony Orchestra, the orchestra performing on this CD, are very well known for their film music so this CD is a great opportunity to hear them in action. Can't wait for the next one!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Top Tiomkin 16 Aug 2012
This is a wonderful recording! In particular, the mastering is superb. You don't usually get such a varied dynamic range on film score recordings but on this CD it's obvious that attention was paid to ensuring that the musicality of the scores was kept in place - the loud bits are not just loud, they are passionate , luxurious, motivating and the quiet bits are mysterious, gentle, peaceful etc. I think the mastering on this CD captures Tiomkin's intended volumes and quality perfectly. This disc tops all other Tiomkin collections.
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4.0 out of 5 stars good recording 27 Mar 2014
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Mum enjoyed her reminiscing....good recording but somewhat annoying I have to think of more to say to submit a review
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