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Chico Buarque & Ennio MorriconePer Un Pugno Di Samba ... CD
RCA/BMG (Brazil), 1970. Used ... $11.99
An amazing record – one that stands as one of Chico Buarque's greatest from the 70s! The set was recorded in Italy in 1970 – and features Chico singing lead vocals over backings handled by Ennio Morricone – all in a style that's a perfect blend of MPB with the best elements of the Italian scene of the time! The songs are all originals written by Chico – and have a light and dreamy samba/bossa feel, one that's inflected by the off-beat orchestral style of Morricone, and supported by vocals from I Cantori Moderni. The feel is halfway between Chico's work on RGE and some of the dreamier Morricone soundtracks of the time – and it's a wonderful thing to have a strong male lead vocal over backings from Morricone – a really rare thing for the time, with results that are tremendous. Titles include "Rotativa", "Samba E Amore", "Nicanor", "Tu Sei Una Di Noi", "In Te", "Ed Ora Dico Sul Serio", and "Quete E Quelle". CD
Also available Per Un Pugno Di Samba ... CD 18.99

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Chico Buarque & Ennio MorriconePer Un Pugno Di Samba ... CD
RCA/BMG (Brazil), 1970. New Copy ... $18.99
An amazing record – one that stands as one of Chico Buarque's greatest from the 70s! The set was recorded in Italy in 1970 – and features Chico singing lead vocals over backings handled by Ennio Morricone – all in a style that's a perfect blend of MPB with the best elements of the Italian scene of the time! The songs are all originals written by Chico – and have a light and dreamy samba/bossa feel, one that's inflected by the off-beat orchestral style of Morricone, and supported by vocals from I Cantori Moderni. The feel is halfway between Chico's work on RGE and some of the dreamier Morricone soundtracks of the time – and it's a wonderful thing to have a strong male lead vocal over backings from Morricone – a really rare thing for the time, with results that are tremendous. Titles include "Rotativa", "Samba E Amore", "Nicanor", "Tu Sei Una Di Noi", "In Te", "Ed Ora Dico Sul Serio", and "Quete E Quelle". CD
Also available Per Un Pugno Di Samba ... CD 11.99

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Francesco De Masi/Ennio Morricone/Bruno Nicolai/RiI Sogni Della Musica ... LP
Beat/Seven Seas (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $38.99
A great collection of under-released soundtrack material – with work from Vado L'Ammazzo E Torno by Francesco De Masi, Colpo Maestro Al Servisio Di Sua Maestra Britannica by Francesco De Masi, Troppo Per Vivere Poco Per Morire by Francesco De Masi, Come Rubare La Cordona D'Inghilterra by Piero Umiliani, Dalle Adrene All'Inferno by Bruno Nicolai, and Tiffany Memorandum by Riz Ortolani. LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Japanese pressing!)

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Ennio MorriconeAcquarelli Vol 1 ... LP
Contempo (Italy), New Copy ... About December 1, 2017
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Ennio MorriconeAcquarelli Vol 2 ... LP
Contempo (Italy), New Copy ... About December 1, 2017
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Ennio MorriconeAcquarelli Vol 3 ... LP
Contempo (Italy), New Copy ... About December 1, 2017
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Ennio MorriconeAllonsanfan ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1974. New Copy ... $12.99
A lost 70s score from Ennio Morricone – penned for a period piece set in 19th Century Italy, and done with a driving, dramatic sort of feel! Some of the numbers here have that subdued orchestral mode that Morricone used at his most subtle moments – a style that's not as crazy as some of his other work from earlier years, but which still comes across with some nice dark edges – especially in the mellower moments. Other numbers feature violin solo work, or chorus vocals from I Cantori Moderni – not used that often, but enough to provide some nice variety in the album. Titles include "Te Deu Laudamus", "Rabbia E Tarantella", "Allonsanfan", "Tradimento", "Frammenti Di Sonata", and "Ritorno A Casa". CD

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✨✧ Ennio MorriconeBarbablu (aka Bluebeard) (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Rustblade (Italy), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... On April 22, 2017
A great Ennio Morricone soundtrack – also known to the world under the title of "Blue Beard". Richard Burton stars in this nutty film that features a host of lovely ladies – including Raquel Welch and Joey Heatherton – and Morricone's score is a lot moodier and darker than you'd expect for a femme-heavy film like this! The main theme is pretty and nice, with kind of a "plink plonk" approach, similar to that used in Morricone's western work. The other tracks shift the theme into darker versions – but occasionally open out into lighter orchestral passages. Titles include "Dedicato All Quarta", "Barbablu", "Preludio All Prima Moglie", "1928", and "Brutta Fanfara". (Note: This item is not for sale online until after the opening of business on Sunday, April 23. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on Record Store Day. It will not be pre-sold or reserved in any way. However, the day after Record Store Day we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 499 copies.)

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Ennio MorriconeBig Gundown ... LP
United Artists, 1966. Very Good+ ... $29.99
One of Morricone's first groundbreaking scores for the western – a brilliant batch of tunes composed for The Big Gundown, handled in a way that mixed the typical western guitar-based themes, with some of il maestro's other compulsions, like wordless vocals and isolated instrumentation amidst lush orchestral backdrops. There's barely any "spaghetti" on the plate of this one – just 13 brilliant tracks, including the main title theme, "Run, Man, Run", "The Bullfight", "After The Verdict", 'First Desert", "Cucillo Arrives" and "Normoni Choir". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original stereo pressing. Cover has a peeled spot & some staining near the opening.)

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Ennio MorriconeChosen (Holocaust 2000) ... CD
Beat (Italy), 1977. New Copy ... $16.99
Nice to know that we've lived past the year 2000 – and have managed to miss the holocaust that Kirk Douglas fought in this late 70s film! The movie's just the kind of overdone thriller that Kirk handled late in his career – but thankfully, the music from Ennio Morricone is much deeper overall – done in that brilliant blend of creepy styles that could make anything come together on the screen, even without any good special effects or dialogue! Some numbers have spooky, spare passages with earthy percussion and woodwinds, others have offbeat strings, some have some light electric elements – and overall, the music is nicely understated, always classy, and years ahead of some of the cheaper horror scoring of the time. CD features a whopping 33 tracks in all – the fullest version of the soundtrack we've ever seen – with titles that include "Holocaust", "Computer", "Slogan", "Jesus", "Il Bene Cattivo", "Serie Di Tre", "Strofa Monodica", and "Telefonata Interrotta". CD

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Ennio MorriconeCome Imparai Ad Amare Le Donne ... CD
RCA/Beat (Italy), 1966. New Copy ... $16.99
A tremendous score from Ennio Morricone – one that has a number of links to earlier Italian soundtrack modes, but which still has some undeniable touches of the maestro! There's passages here that evoke the warmer, sometimes more romantic styles used in Italian films in the earlier part of the 60s – but these are offset by mellower passages with a really subdued sense of darkness – which are then again mixed with a few tunes that get bolder and more mod-sounding – a really complicated array of themes that may lack the subtlety of other Morricone work, but which more than makes up for that lack with a really dynamic energy! 3 tracks feature performances by The Sorrows, and others feature vocals by I Cantori Moderni – used here in a way that's a bit more traditional than their other soundtrack appearances. Titles include "La Diva", "La Donna Gattina", "Pioggia Sul Tuo Viso", "La Donna Romantica", "Pizzicato", "Alta Moda", and "Pioggia Sul Tuo Viso". CD
(Limited to 300 copies.)

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Ennio MorriconeDimensioni Sonore 1/Sound Dimensions 1 ... CD
RCA/GDM (Italy), New Copy ... About March 13, 2017 (delayed)
... CD
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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Ennio MorriconeDuck You Sucker (Giu La Testa) ... LP
United Artists, 1972. Near Mint- ... $34.99
A fantastically beautiful record – easily one of Ennio Morricone's dreamiest scores of the 70s! Although the film itself is a western, Morricone's soundtrack is far different than usual – with hardly any traditional western themes at all, and mostly just music that's in that mellow, floating, dream-like style that's been so heavily represented in recent years by the Mondo Morricone series! Strange voices interweave with plucked instrumental passages, all underpinned by warm haunting washes of sound that carry the music on beautifully airy waves! Titles include "Giu La Testa", "Amore", "Mesa Verde", "Rivoluzione Contro", "Dopop L'Esplosione", "Scherzi A Parte", and "Invenzione Per John". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & a name in pen.)

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Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone Conducts Morricone – His Greatest Hits ... CD
Sony, 1998. New Copy ... $9.99
The legendary maestro – standing strong with the baton in a beautiful concert presentation of some of his greatest themes from films! The album presents a full concert, recorded in Rome in 1998 – with Ennio Morricone conducting the Orchestra Of The Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia, as they move through themes from films that begin in his early western years, move through some of his European classics of the 70s, and include some of his bigger international hits of later years. A few tracks feature vocals – by singers who include Angelo Branduardi, Dulce Pontes, and Gemma Bertagnolli – and titles include "Burn Abolicao", "Love Circle", "The Working Class Goes To Heaven", "Casualties Of War", "A Fistful Of Dynamite", "A Pure Formality Ricordare", "Pereira Declares A Brisa Do Coracao", and "Investigation Of A Citizen Above Suspicion". CD

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Ennio MorriconeHigh – The Trippier Side Of The Morricone Genius ... CD
El (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
Our favorite side of the genius of Ennio Morricone – and a really wonderful collection that completely illustrates why we love Morricone so much! In the mainstream world, Morricone's best known for his famous scores for spaghetti westerns and horror films – both of which have a trademark sound that's pretty well known to audiences at large. But during the same period he was penning soundtracks for those genres, Morricone was also working in a style that was even more completely his own – a gentle, mellow, easy-grooving mode that was inspired by jazz, bossa nova, and easy instrumentation – yet which emerged with qualities that were completely unique, and which still stand today as some of the most inventive work of its generation! There's a simple, economical approach here that's really mindblowing – rhythms that flow slowly like fog escaping from a riverbank, notes that fall in slight spare patterns like drops of rain from a leaf after a storm, and gently cascading waves of sound that float and shimmer in the mix – rising as carefully as the sun to give the music a wonderfully redemptive spirit. The tracks on the set are carefully chosen from films that include Scusi Faciamo L'Amore, Verushka, La Donna Invisible, Le Foto Proibite, and Il Gatto A Nove Code – and we can honestly say that the set is a perfect introduction to the Morricone that we love more than anyone else! CD

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Ennio MorriconeI Demoni Di San Pietroburgo ... CD
Sugar/Digitmovies (Italy), 2008. New Copy ... $14.99
Wonderful late work from Ennio Morricone – penned for a film that was one of his last few soundtrack projects on this planet! The music matches some of the maestro's best period pieces from decades back – done with a style that's got some traces of the time in which the story is set, but always delivered with a personal approach that's pure Morricone – especially once things get going, and the instrumentation is even more spacious and moody! Violin is one of the main solo instruments, but there's also a few nice trumpet parts too – and titles include "New Attack", "The Publisher", "For My Father", "On The River", "The Flag", "Shot", "Pursued", and "For Three". CD
(Limited edition of 1000 copies.)

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Ennio MorriconeI Pugni In Tasca ... LP
CAM/Dagored (Italy), 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
A spooky early score from Ennio Morricone – recorded in the mid 60s, but with some of the best dark touches of his 70s work! I Pugni In Tasca has a very spare sound – weird wordless vocals on the main title track, then really moody music that almost lies beyond the frontiers of hearing at some points – stepping slowly out of the darkness with muted horns, weird-tuned keyboards, and other instrumental elements that are hard to pick out, and which really keep things at an unsettling level throughout! Titles include "Subdolo", "Stranissimi Giochi", "Chiuso Nel Bagno", "I Pugni In Tasca", and "Non E Un Dramma". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000 copies in blue vinyl.)

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Ennio MorriconeIl Maestro E Margherita ... CD
RCA/Beat (Italy), 1972. New Copy ... $19.99
A beautifully mellow soundtrack from Ennio Morricone – and in ways that are a bit different than some of his more familiar scores from the time! The instrumentation here is heavy on strings, often with lighter woodwinds in the front – and all tunes have a slow-building melody that's really lovely – somewhat sweeter than the usual Morricone instrumental, but still with a haunting quality overall. Edda Dell'Orso sings wordless vocals on half of the album's tracks – further helping develop this compelling little tune – and the whole thing moves along at a pace that's even gentler than La Donna Invisible! CD features 11 tracks in all – including "Incontro", "Titoli E Finale", and nine varations on "Il Maestro E Margherita". CD

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✨✧ Ennio MorriconeIl Prefetto Di Ferro ... LP
Beat/Dagored (Italy), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 32.98
Dark brilliance from Ennio Morricone – a great 70s thriller that mixes in some great extra elements with the music! Il Prefetto Di Ferro has a core sound that's very much in keeping with Morricone's approach to crime and cop films – a bit warmer and funkier at times than his horror scores, but also touched here with some slight Mediterranean moments on guitar or flute – little "Sicilian" touches to set the mood of the film, in a way that also creates some nicely exotic touches. The record features some vocals and guitar from Rosa Balestrieri – a new collaborator for Morricone – and titles include "La Mafia", "Omerta", "Canto Di Sicilia", "Siccita", "Morte Di Ferrarello", and "Una Rete Di Protenzi". LP, Vinyl record album

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Ennio MorriconeIl Serpente (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Music Box (France), 1973. New Copy ... $19.99
A groovy soundtrack to a film we'd love to see – an obscure thriller that starred Henry Fonda and Yul Brynner! The style of the music runs between the two poles of work from Morricone at the time – with some cuts that are spare, quiet, and very pretty – and others that are fuller, more turgid, and filled with the kind of jagged touches that can make his soundtracks incredibly dark! The main theme – "Il Serpente" – is offered in 2 great versions, one spare and pretty, the other a bit more driving, but still pretty darn groovy. Other tracks include "Canzone Lontana", "Nadine", "Orazione", "Tema Per Una Donna Sola", and "Parata Militare". This great CD version features a stunning 13 bonus tracks – 9 more from the film, and four more working tracks – with over 70 minutes of music overall! CD
 
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✨✧ VariousScreen Themes Twin Deluxe ... LP
Polydor (Japan), 1960s/Early 70s. Used 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A cool western-themed entry into this great Japanese series – with work by Ennio Morricone, Francesco De Masi, Nico Fidenco, Benedetto Ghiglia, Stelvio Cipriani, Jerome Morosse, and others! The first record is mostly American western themes – the second is mostly Italian. LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with an obi and a very nice booklet inside!)

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Fabrizio Bosso3 Essential Albums (Sol/You've Changed/Purple) (3CD set) ... CD
Blue Note (Italy), 2007/2008/2013. New Copy 3 CDs ... $14.99
A trio of albums from this great trumpeter – packaged together in a nicely-priced set! Sol is a beautiful session from Italian trumpeter Fabrizo Bosso and saxophonist Javier Girotto – one that's filled with all the Latin Moods promised in the title! The set steps nicely off some of Bosso's other recent work for Blue Note – with a sound that's evocative, but also pretty lively too – especially given the small combo setting for the date! Bosso's trumpet and flugelhorn come into great play with Girotto's soprano and baritone sax lines – dancing beautifully over some rhythmic backings shaded in with keyboards, piano, and electric bass. The large booklet features some poetic prose that really set the scene for each tune – and although there's a bit of vocals on the record, most numbers are instrumental. Titles include "Volver", "Matias", "Pescao Blanco", "Wide Green Eyes", "Ochenta", "El Cacerolazo", "African Friends", and "Penny". You've Changed is a set that has the leader's warmly-crafted solos stepping out over some larger string arrangements from Paolo Silvestri! The music is great – fresher than you might expect, and not the usual batch of overplayed standards – given that Bosso mixes in music by folks like Ivan Lins, Marcos Valle, and Ennio Morricone – as well as some tunes of his own. The set features guest vocals from Dianne Reeves on one track, and soprano sax from Stefano Di Battista on two others – and titles include "Summer Samba", "Rio De Majo", "Estatew", "Joyful Day", "Nuovo Cinema Paradiso", and "Senza Fine". Purple is a set that has Fabrizio Bosso working with his Spiritual Trio – a group that features lots of Hammond organ, and plenty of tight drums! The "spiritual" in their name is a reference to an American gospel and soul tradition – one that's given plenty of play here, as most numbers are old spiritual standards from the church, reworked by Bosso into jazz instrumentals! Given the heavy use of organ, the approach is a bit like some of the Lou Bennett albums on the European scene of the 60s – with maybe a nod to the Donald Byrd albums of a spiritual nature for Blue Note. But there's also some very personal elements here too – either unusual instrumental inflections or production techniques, or some other aspects that show a greatly evolved understanding of this mode in jazz. Titles include "This Little Light Of Mine", "Purple", "A Little 3/4 For God & Co", "Dreams Come True", "Wishy Washy", "Total Praise", "A Change Is Gonna Come", and "Wade In The Water". CD

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Al Caiola/Leroy HolmesNon-Stop Western Themes ... LP
Sunset (UK), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
There actually is a bit of "stop" between the tracks – but the album features one side of work by each artist, from late 60s United Artists albums – with compositions by Ennio Morricone, Elmer Bernstein, Dominic Frontiere, and others! LP, Vinyl record album

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Michel Camilo & TomatitoSpain Forever ... CD
Verve, 2016. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
The third pairing of pianist Michel Camilo and guitarist Tomatito, and maybe the best so far – as the musicians have gotten past the initial idea of their collaboration and criss-crossing of jazz and flamenco modes – and instead seem to have moved off into a special space that's all their own! The music here has kind of a gentle, understated vibe – beautifully recorded, at a level that means that the most subtle colors and phrases can come through – as the duo move back to rework a range of European musical modes – not just jazz or guitar idioms, but also a wider range of currents that include pages from the books of Eric Satie and Ennio Morricone. Titles include "Agua E Vinho", "Our Spanish Love Song", "Gnoissienne No 1", "About You", "Armando's Rhumba", "Manha De Carnaval", "Nuages", and "Cinema Paradiso". CD

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Gianni Coscia/ForminiB85 – Ballabili Anni 70 ... CD
Fonit/Schema (Italy), 1972. New Copy Gatefold ... $16.99
The kind of sound library gem that keeps us digging for sound library records after all these years – a treasure trove of groovy instrumental tracks that never got commercial release back in the day! The style here is early 70s Italian – all the best modes learned in the soundtrack generation of the 60s – turned into styles that are a bit more electric, and a bit more funky – with strong instrumentation that includes trumpet, Hammond, guitar, and lots of excellent electric bass – which creates an immediate groove, even on some of the gentler steppers on the set! The whole thing feels like Ennio Morricone and Herb Alpert hanging out in the studio – trying to recraft some of the maestro's music for A&M Records – with results that are completely charming throughout. Titles include "Dayda", "Pete", "Schizzo", "Murlak", "Bronx", "Ciresa Facaud", and "Footing". CD
Also available B85 – Ballabili Anni 70 (plus bonus CD) ... LP 22.99

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Gianni Coscia/ForminiB85 – Ballabili Anni 70 (plus bonus CD) ... LP
Fonit/Schema (Italy), 1972. New Copy ... $22.99
The kind of sound library gem that keeps us digging for sound library records after all these years – a treasure trove of groovy instrumental tracks that never got commercial release back in the day! The style here is early 70s Italian – all the best modes learned in the soundtrack generation of the 60s – turned into styles that are a bit more electric, and a bit more funky – with strong instrumentation that includes trumpet, Hammond, guitar, and lots of excellent electric bass – which creates an immediate groove, even on some of the gentler steppers on the set! The whole thing feels like Ennio Morricone and Herb Alpert hanging out in the studio – trying to recraft some of the maestro's music for A&M Records – with results that are completely charming throughout. Titles include "Dayda", "Pete", "Schizzo", "Murlak", "Bronx", "Ciresa Facaud", and "Footing". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD of entire album!)
Also available B85 – Ballabili Anni 70 ... CD 16.99

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Donald FagenEminent Hipsters (hardcover) ... Book
Penguin Books, 2013. New Copy ... $4.99 26.95
The authorial debut of Donald Fagan – already a hell of a storyteller in the songs he's penned on his own, and for Steely Dan – and equally great here on the printed page! In the book, Fagan looks at some of the forces that shaped him in his youth – from figures who include Ennio Morricone, Ike Turner, Henry Mancini, and Jean Shepherd – to other aspects of his life in suburban New Jersey, all presented with the kind of wit and turns of a phrase that you'd find in his songs. Given the sometimes-oblique quality of Fagan and Steely Dan, at least in the public eye, the book is surprisingly down to earth, and almost revelatory – a total of 158 pages in this hardcover edition. Book
(Small remainder mark on spine.)

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Rosario GiulianiCinema Italia ... CD
Via Veneto (Italy), 2016. New Copy ... $16.99
A host of Italian film themes, served up by a really wonderful group – one that features Rosario Giuliani on alto and soprano sax, Luciano Biondini on accordion, Enzo Pietropaoli on bass, on Michele Rabbia on drums, percussion, and a bit of electronics! The set's not Giuliani's first in this mode – he did a great one for Schema based on Italian themes in the 90s – but the approach here is very laidback and open – much more in a jazz mode than a soundtrack one, as both the saxophone and accordion open up with some nicely sentimental currents that really fit the music! The group performs versions of Ennio Morricone's "Deborah's Theme", "Nuovo Cinema Paradiso", and "C'Era Una Volta Il West" – plus Nino Rota's "La Strada" and "8 1/2" – and Giulinani's original tune "Bianco E Nero". CD
 
 
 



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