Dimitri Tiomkin - The Guns Of Nararone

Dimitri Tiomkin - The Guns Of Nararone

Catalogue Code: 717432

Barcode: 5050457174323

Release Date: 15 Sep 2018

If writing a film score is a skill, then Dimitri Tiomkin had it in abundance. He was aware that in any film, the music should be interesting but unobtrusive, complementary rather than dominating. On The Guns Of Navarone, he handled the balance to perfection. There were a number of traditional Greek songs featured within the film, which helped set the scene and the atmosphere. These were then supplemented by Dimitri’s own compositions, giving the film its distinct feel. And such was his ability, the title track even attracted two cover versions by reggae bands! The score would pick up an almost obligatory nomination for Dimitri for Best Original Score. It would also pick up nominations for a Grammy Award (Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture) and Golden Globe (Best Original Score), winning the latter.

1. Prologue
2. The Guns Of Navarone
3. Sea Scene - Odyssey Begins
4. Climbing The South Cliff
5. Anna
6. Death Of Young Pappadimos
7. Legend Of Navarone
8. Yassu
9. Preparation For Guns
10. Wedding Music
11. Mission Accomplished
12. The Guns Of Navarone - Finale