Morricone Beyond Spaghetti Westerns

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nnio Morricone is best known for his scores to films about gunslingers. But some of his best music was written for movies that weren’t set in the Wild West. We’ll hear excerpts from his scores to Cinema Paradiso, The Mission, Once Upon a Time in America and more…

Music highlighted in this episode

Main Theme from The Untouchables

Ennio Morricone

City of Prague Philharmonic

Silva 1057

1987

Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission

Ennio Morricone

Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia

Sony 61672

1986

Once Upon a Time in the West from Once Upon a Time in the West

Ennio Morricone

original soundtrack

RCA 9974

1968

Parlay from Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Hans Zimmer

original soundtrack

Walt Disney 37102

2007

The Legend of the Pianist from The Legend of 1900

Ennio Morricone

original soundtrack

Sony 66767

1999

Se Telefonando from Studio Uno 66

Ennio Morricone

original soundtrack

Ri-Fi Record Co

1966

Overture from A Fistful of Dollars

Ennio Morricone

original soundtrack

RCA 9974

1964

Theme from Investigation of A Citizen Above Suspicion

Ennio Morricone

Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia

Sony 61672

1970

Romanza from 1900

Ennio Morricone

City of Prague Philharmonic

Silva 1057

1977

Harvest and We Used To Do Things from Days of Heaven

Ennio Morricone

original soundtrack

Film Score Monthly Vol 14 No 12

1978

Chi Mai from Le Professional

Ennio Morricone

City of Prague Philharmonic

Silva 1057

1981

Deborah’s Theme from Once Upon a Time in America

Ennio Morricone

City of Prague Philharmonic

Silva 1057

1984

Ships and Snow from The Legend of 1900

Ennio Morricone

original soundtrack

Sony 66767

1998

Theme from Casualties of War

Ennio Morricone

Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia

Sony 61672

1989

Ave Maria Guarani from The Mission

Ennio Morricone

original soundtrack

Virgin 86001

1986

On Earth As It Is In Heaven and Gabriel’s Oboe from The Mission

Ennio Morricone

Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia

Sony 61672

1986

Movie Theme and Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso

Ennio Morricone

Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia

Sony 61672

1988

Main Theme from The Untouchables

Ennio Morricone

City of Prague Philharmonic

Silva 1057

1987

Music from Bugsy

Ennio Morricone

Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia

Sony 61672

1991

Music from In the Line of Fire

Ennio Morricone

City of Prague Philharmonic

Silva 1057

1993

The Legend of the Pianist from The Legend of 1900

Ennio Morricone

original soundtrack

Sony 66767

1999

Throne Room from Star Wars

John Williams

London Symphony Orchestra

Sony 51333

1977

One Response to “Morricone Beyond Spaghetti Westerns”

  1. David Hakns

    David HAWKINS

    Just re-listened to this program on Marconi, and can’t believe how beautiful it is. If this was the only one ever done, it would be a major accomplishment, as far as I am concerned. Can’t thank you enough.

    DH

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