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Dimitri Tiomkin’s Piano for Auction

The grand piano of the great Ukranian-born American film composer and conductor Dimitri Tiomkin (1894-1979) is to be offered for auction at Dreweatts in May. Classically trained in St Petersburg, Russia in the early 1900s, Tiomkin moved to Hollywood in 1929 and wrote film scores for westerns, such as High Noon, the John Wayne films Red River, Rio Bravo and The Alamo and the theme for the television series Rawhide. He received 22 Academy Award...

More Than a Piano, Solis by Edelweiss is a Work of Art

UK-based piano maker Edelweiss has created a majestic masterpiece with the launch of the Solis. While the evenings are drawing closer and colder in the UK you may ask where the sun has disappeared to. The answer is the United States, in particular a new home in California. A Los Angeles based home has just taken delivery of the eagerly awaited Solis, a breath-taking new piano from UK manufacturers Edelweiss. The Solis is the more...

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