Morricone Kill - Spaghetti Western - Ennio Morricone

Morricone Kill - Spaghetti Western
In composing the scores for the Spaghetti Westerns of Sergio Leone with their sparse arrangements, eerie tunes and unorthodox instrumentation (bells, church organs, harmonicas, slashing Spanish & electric guitars), Ennio Morricone at once revolutionised film music and from as far away as his base in Rome made the American western his own. Morricone's theme for 'The Good The Bad & The Ugly' is arguably the most famous piece of music ever recorded for film. Director and composer are inseparable; the coordination of action and music such as to prompt some scholars to compare Leone's films to opera; images and sounds that are rich, solemn and often startling. On 'Morricone Kill' the achingly beautiful melodies for Leone's 'A Fistful Of Dynamite' establish the magical Morricone atmosphere; the programme comprising three beautiful cuts from this film along with selections from lesser known westerns all of which are charged with extraordinary music. Sergio Sollima's 'Resta Dei Conti (The Big Gundown)' is generally considered to be the finest spaghetti western not directed by Leone and stars the splendid Lee Van Cleef; Van Cleef emerging from retirement to become (along with Clint Eastwood) the leading name of the genre and one of the ten biggest box office draws in Europe. Joseph Cotton stars in Sergio Corbucci's 'I Crudeli'. Franco Nero and Jack Palance in both ‘Il Mercenario' and 'Vamos' a Matar Companeros' and the immense Orson Welles is colonel cooscorro, the chief of police, in 'Tepepa' (Blood and Guns). James Coburn and Rod Steiger combine famously in 'A Fistful Of Dynamite' and Henry Fonda, who years earlier had starred in the prodigious 'once upon a time in the west', returns to the genre for 'My Name Is Nobody' Sergio Leone's biographer Prof. Christopher Frayling's quotation about the stereo effect of the spaghetti western perfectly captures the mood, "one speaker is a fairy story, the other, brutal and nasty. A fabulous combination" L'arena from Il Mercenario also featured in part two of Quentin Tarantino's 'Kill Bill'
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Tradimento Primo from Tepepa... Viva La Revolucion (aka Blood & Guns) / Giu' La Testa from Giu' La Testa (Duck You Sucker - A Fistful Of Dynamite) / Mesa Verde from Giu' La Testa (Duck You Sucker - A Fistful Of Dynamite) / I Crudeli Number 2 from I Crudeli (The Hellbenders) / Minacciosamente Lontano from I Crudeli (The Hellbenders) / I Crudeli (The Widow) from I Crudeli (The Hellbenders) / Il Mio Nome E Nessune from Il Mio Nome E Nessune (My Name Is Nobody) / Arriva Cuchillo from Le Resa Dei Conti (The Big Gundown) / La Corrida from Le Resa Dei Conti (The Big Gundown) / La Vedova from Le Resa Dei Conti (The Big Gundown) / Il Pinguino from Vamos A Matar, Companeros (Let's Go & Kill, Comrades) / Un Uomo In Agguato from Vamos A Matar, Companeros (Let's Go & Kill, Comrades) / Il Pinguino (reprise) from Vamos A Matar, Companeros (Let's Go & Kill, Comrades) / Estasi from Il Mercenario (A Professional Gun) / Dopo L'Esplosione from Giu' La Testa (Duck You Sucker - A Fistful Of Dynamite) / Mucchio Selvaggio from Il Mio Nome E Nessune (My Name Is Nobody) / Nicciolo from Il Mercenario (A Professional Gun) / L'Arena from Il Mercenario (A Professional Gun)
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With his peerless versatility and productivity, Ennio Morricone is one of the most famous and influential composers of the twentieth century.
Drawing from an extraordinary range of musical styles, his 500 film scores have
accompanied every conceivable musical genre.
Morricone's innovative soundscapes for Sergio Leone's mid-sixties spaghetti westerns
changed film music forever. In any context, the composer's work is a formidable
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Release Date: 29/10/2012

DISC ONE
METTI, UNA SERA A CENA aka Love Circle aka One Night at Dinner (1969)
1. Metti, una sera a cena
2. Sauna
3. Terrazza vuota
4. Alla luce del giorno
5. Croce d'amopre
6. Uno che grida amore
7. Ric happening
8. Ti prego amami
9. Nina
BONUS TRACKS
10. Hurry to me (The Sandpipers)
FORZA G aka Winged Devils (1971)
11. Sospesi fra le nuvole
12. Forza G: Per gioco - presentazione della pattuglia
13. Forza G: Come un western
14. Sospesi fra le nuvole (Ripresa prima)
15. Forza G: Psichedelico jazzistico
16. Forza G: La festa
17. Sospesi fra le nuvole (Ripresa seconda)
18. Forza G: L'aliante
19. Forza G: Burlesco
20. Sospesi fra le nuvole (Ripresa terza)
21. Forza G: Quella donna
22. Forza G: Un pilota e il suo aereo
23. Sospesi fra le nuvole (Ripresa quarta)
24. Forza G: Prova d'acrobazia
25. Forza G: Le frecce fricolori
26. Come un miracolo
DISC TWO
L'ASSOLUTO NATURALE aka He and She (1969)
1. L'Assoluto Naturale
2. Sempre piu' verita'
3. E' facile
4. Calde occhiate
5. Studio di colore
6. Il profumo della tua pelle
7. Laboriosamente
8. Sembravi desiderare
9. Amare assolutamente
10. E' la solita storia
11. Imparare a conoscere
12. L'estate e' vicina
13. Assalito dalle rondini
BONUS TRACKS
14. L'Assoluto Naturale (Alternate Version )
15. L'Assoluto Naturale (Alternate Version )
ANCHE SE VOLESSI LAVORARE CHE FACCIO? aka Even If I Wanted to Work What Could I Do? (1972)
16. Le se ne more
17. Ora a te, poi a me
18. Tramonto
19. Anghingo
20. Per la strada
21. Anche se volessi lavore, che faccio?
22. Tramonto
23. Ora pro nobis
24. Lei se ne more
25. Anghino
DISC THREE
L'UCCELLO DALLE PIUME DI CRISTALLO aka The Bird With the Crystal Plumage (1970)
1. Piume di cristallo
2. Non rimane più nessuno
3. Corsa sui tetti
4. Se sei stonato...
5. Svolta drammatica
6. Fraseggio senza struttura
7. La città si risveglia
8. L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo
9. Silenzio nel caos
10. Violenza inattesa
BONUS TRACKS
11. Fraseggio senza struttura (Alternate Version)
12. Piume di cristallo (Alternate Version)
QUATTRO MOSCHE DI VELLUTO GRIGIO aka Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
13. Quattro mosche di velluto grigio (Titoli)
14. Come Un Madrigale
15. Quattro mosche di velluto grigio
16. Quattro mosche di velluto grigio
17. Quattro mosche di velluto grigio
18. Quattro mosche di velluto grigio
19. Quattro mosche di velluto grigio
DISC FOUR
IL GATTO aka The Cat (1977)
1. Il Gatto
2. L'attico illuminato
3. Gli scatenati
4. Terrazza
5. Mariangela e la seduzione
6. Ofeilia e il prete
7. Samba in tribunale
8. Indagine di amedeo
9. Rag del commissario
10. Quartetto tiberini
11. Terzo piano, interno due l'assegno
12. L'assegno
13. Le polpette avvelenate
14. Mariangela e la seduzione (Alternate Version)
15. Il Gatto (Alternate Version)
IL GIOCATTOLO aka The Dangerous Toy (1979)
16. Il Giocattolo
17. Una gita mancata
18. Telefonata minacciosa
19. Una tenera moglie
20. Mirraggio e agguato
21. Un giocattolo nel giocattolo
22. Una tenera moglie (Version Two)
23. Morte di sauro
24. Un uomo semplice
25. Suffestione al poligono
26. Finale e Titoli di coda
BONUS TRACKS
27. Una gita mancata (Version Two)
28. Telefonata minacciosa (Version Two)
29. Un uomo semplice (Version Two)
30. Il giocattolo (Version Two)
31. Una tenera moglie (Version Three)










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