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The Spaghetti Western

A look at the history of the Italian-made western, through its music, with Matthew Sweet. A genre that appeared in the mid-60s and soon became instantly recognisable through the music of Ennio Morricone - but not exclusively so.

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59 minutes

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Sat 10 Aug 2019 15:00

Music Played

  • Ennio Morricone

    My Name Is Nobody (1973) - Mucchio Selvaggio

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Bruno Nicolai.
    • Il Mio Nome E' Nessuno (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • GDM.
    • 3.
  • Philip Green

    The Singer Not The Song (1961) - Ecstasy

    Orchestra: Knightsbridge Strings.
    • Pop! Goes The West.
    • Cherry Red.
    • 28.
  • Robert Farnon

    The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958) - In The Valley of Love

    Singer: Connie Francis. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Singles Collection.
    • Polygram TV.
    • 15.
  • Ennio Morricone

    A Fistful of Dollars (1964) - Titles

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Ennio Morricone.
    • Ennio Morricone ‎– The Very Best Of.
    • Virgin.
    • 1.
  • Ennio Morricone

    For A Few Dollars More (1965) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • The Best of Ennio Morricone.
    • RCA Records.
    • 1.
  • Ennio Morricone

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Ennio Morricone.
    • The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Success.
    • 1.
  • Riz Ortolani

    Day of Anger (1967) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Day Of Anger ("I Giorni Dell'Ira") (Original Soundtrack).
    • Penta Music.
    • 1.
  • Luis Bacalov

    A Bullet for the General (1967) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Quién Sabe? - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Intermezzo.
    • 2.
  • Luis Bacalov

    Django (1966) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Django - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Intermezzo.
    • 1.
  • Marcello Giombini

    Sabata (1969) - Main Title

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Marcello Giombini.
    • Great Western Film Themes Volume Three.
    • United Artists Records.
    • 2.
  • Franco Micalizzi

    They Call Me Trinity (1970) - Trinity

    Ensemble: I cantori moderni di Alessandroni.
    • Django Unchained (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Republic Records.
    • 23.
  • Franco Micalizzi

    Sei Jellato, Amico Hai Incontrato Sacramento (1072) - Sacramento I

    Choir: I cantori moderni di Alessandroni. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Sei Jellato, Amico Hai Incontrato Sacramento / I Due Volti Della Paura (Original.
    • Digitmovies.
    • 1.
  • Ennio Morricone

    Once Upon A Time In The West (1984) - Suite

    Performer: Franco De Gemini. Singer: Edda Dell’Orso. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Once Upon A Time In The West - Original Soundtrack Recording.
    • RCA Records.
    • 1.
  • Ennio Morricone

    The Big Gundown (1966) - Mariachi

    Orchestra: Ennio Morricone Orchestra.
    • La Resa Dei Conti.
    • Legend.
    • 24.
  • Nico Fidenco

    Once Upon A Time in... Hollywood (2019) - Dinamite Jim

    Choir: Cantori Moderni di Alessandroni. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood' Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • ColumbiaUK.
    • 28.

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