Dimitri Tiomkin

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    Cantina Music (Album Version)Dimitri Tiomkin
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    Davy Crockett's Speech ("Republic Is One of Those Words...") (Album Version)Dimitri Tiomkin
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        It was once considered cute by Hollywood wits to poke fun at Russian-born composer Dimitri Tiomkin's borscht-flavored accent. How amusing it was to hear him yell out "Switt lyand of lyaberty!" while orchestrating "The Star Spangled Banner" for Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939). A graduate of the St. Petersburg Academy (where he studied under the famed composer Glazunov) and a holder of both a law and music degree, Tiomkin exhibited a fondness for Native American ... Read more

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