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Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone
Born: Nov 10, 1928 in Rome, Italy
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Genre: Classical, Other
Biography: Ennio Morricone is probably the most famous film composer of the 20th century. He is also one of the most prolific composers working in any medium. No exact figure is available, but he's scored several hundred films over the past several decades, perhaps as many as 500. While these have been in almost ...Read full biography
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Released: 1966
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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A major influence on Western scores right into the nineties, Morricone's music utilizes quite a remarkable array of musical tools. There's a traditional element of Western underscore, with a brassy feel ...Read full review
Western Quintet
Released: 1995
Label: DRG
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This double-CD compilation offers a much larger variety of music than one might expect given that all comes from the same composer -- each of the five scores represented is distinctly different from those ...Read full review
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