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Ennio Morricone

Matthew Sweet is joined by Italian Morricone expert, Pasquale Iannone, for a look back on the career and music of the great Italian film composer, Ennio Morricone.

Matthew Sweet marks the news of the death earlier this week of the great Italian film composer Ennio Morricone with a look back on his career and music with the Italian film expert Pasquale Iannone.

The programme, which is a revised repeat of programme from 2014, includes film music from Morricone’s early years with the experimental ensemble, Il Gruppo through to his work for Sergio Leone and beyond and features music from much loved classics such as "A Fistful of Dollars" and "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly"; "Cinema Paradiso", "1900", "The Mission" as well as less well known scores such as "The Investigation Of A Citizen Above Suspicion"; "A Quiet Place In The Country" and Morricone's first score, "Il Federale".

The Classic Score of the Week is "Once Upon A Time In The West".

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Sat 11 Jul 2020 15:00

Music Played

  • Ennio Morricone

    MADDALENA (1971): Chi Mai

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by Franco Ferrara.
    • DRG : 32908.
    • DRG.
    • 4.
  • Ennio Morricone

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Orchestra: Uncredited orchestra. Conductor: Ennio Morricone.
    • CAPITOL : 8662482.
    • CAPITOL.
    • 1.
  • Ennio Morricone

    A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (1964): Title Music

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • RCA : PD70324.
    • RCA.
    • 4.
  • Ennio Morricone

    THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1967): The Ecstacy of Gold

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • CAPITOL : 8662482.
    • CAPITOL.
    • 20.
  • Ennio Morricone

    THE MISSION (1986): On Earth As It Is In Heaven

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
  • Ennio Morricone

    1900 (1976): Romanza

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • RCA : PD70324.
    • RCA.
    • 10.
  • Ennio Morricone

    CINEMA PARADISO (1988): Cinema Paradiso

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
  • Ennio Morricone

    INVESTIGATION OF A CITIZEN ABOVE SUSPICION (1970): Titles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • CINEVOX : CDCIA5086.
    • CINEVOX.
    • 1.
  • Ennio Morricone

    IL FEDERALE (1961): Marcia del Viaggio

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
  • Ennio Morricone

    ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST (1968): Man With The Harmonica/Once Upon A Time...

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • CAMDEN : 74321660402.
    • CAMDEN.
  • Ennio Morricone

    ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST (1968): Farewell to Cheyenne

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra conducted by the composer.
    • CAMDEN : 74321660402.
    • CAMDEN.

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  • Sat 27 Dec 2014 16:00
  • Sat 11 Jul 2020 15:00

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