Film Music Fridays: Ennio Morricone

With a career that spans over fifty years and hundreds of film scores, Italian composer Ennio Morricone has produced some of the most well-recognised music in the film industry. Most famous for composing the scores to many of Sergio Leone’s westerns, he has also found enormous success composing for Quentin Tarantino and Giuseppe Tornatore’s Cinema Paradiso. Twelve tracks are featured as YouTube videos and the remainder of the playlist can be found in the Spotify Playlist Link below.

Spotify Playlist Link: Ennio Morricone

Ten Song Taster

1. ‘Cinema Paradiso Theme’ (from Cinema Paradiso)

2. ‘Deborah’s Theme’ (from Once Upon A Time in America)

3. ‘The Braying Mule’ (from Django Unchained)

4. ‘Mucchio Selvaggio’ (from My Name Is Nobody)

5. ‘The Ecstasy of Gold’ (from The Good, The Bad & The Ugly)

6. ‘Guns For San Sebastian’ (from Guns For San Sebastian)

7. ‘For A Few Dollars More Theme’ (from For A Few Dollars More)

8. ‘Il Vizietto’ (from La Cage aux Folles)

9. ‘Once Upon A Time In America Theme’ (from Once Upon A Time In America)

10. ‘Once Upon A Time In The West Theme’ (from Once Upon A Time In The West)

[Or if you sign into Spotify you can listen to the whole playlist here]


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