Ennio Morricone —
Citta Violenta ... LP GDM/Dagored (Italy), 1970. New Copy (reissue)...
About September 16, 2020 (delayed)
A lost treasure from the legendary Ennio Morricone – a soundtrack written for a crime film starring Charles Bronson & Telly Savalas, and handled with all the spare subtlety of his best work! Bruno Nicolai's directing the orchestra on this one – and isolated instruments include ... (Soundtracks) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the more unusual Morricone scores of the 70s – penned as part of a collaboration with director Maximilian Schell, and done in ways that are a bit different than some of the maestro's Italian work! There's plenty of voices at play here – the lead of Edda Dell'Orso, and harmonies ... (Soundtracks) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 – on colored vinyl!)
Ennio Morricone —
L'Alibi ... CD Dagored (Italy), 1968. Used ...
An overlooked Morricone score – one that contains some of his coolest themes! The soundtrack was written for an obscure 1968 thriller starring Vittorio Gassman – and the overall approach has some wonderfully imaginative orchestrations – dark at times, but lightly floating with ... (Soundtracks) read moreCD
Morricone fans – this one's got it all! The music is completely wonderful throughout, and a great mix of everything that makes Ennio Morricone so tremendous – a bit of bossa here, some funky bits there, and even some spookier slow passages with a nice atonal feel! The main theme of ... (Soundtracks) read moreCD
Moody work for a TV adaptation of Virgil's Aeneid – surprisingly exotic music for the early 70s date of the show! There's a really haunting quality to some of the best cuts here – thanks to a chorus of vocals that appear on most of the best tunes – sometimes with an eerie, ... (Soundtracks) read moreCD
A groovy little gem from Riz Ortolani! The soundtrack's got an excellent late 60s feel – with tracks that mix electric bass with sitar, flute, organ, and some fuller jazzy arrangements. There's a strong jazz component running through the mix – taking the score past some of the easier ... (Soundtracks) read moreCD
A totally great follow-up to the first Seven Golden Men soundtrack – and one that features an equally wonderful range of jazzy and groovy modes from composer Armando Trovajoli! As before, the music is heavy on cool 60s touches – including some swinging wordless vocals from I Cantori ... (Soundtracks) read moreLP, Vinyl record album