Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020

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Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020

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It's just been announced that the great Italian film composer has died at the age of 91.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-53305397
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Re: Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020

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pljms wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:45 am
It's just been announced that the great Italian film composer has died at the age of 91.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-53305397
Farewell Maestro....



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Re: Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020

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Even though he was very much his own man with his own unique musical 'voice', one or two of his scores betray a possible Bacharach influence. I have 'blue' to thank for introducing me to this and so much of Morricone's wonderful music.

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Re: Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020

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I felt absolutely gutted when I heard the news. There's so many but this is a personal favourite theme of his.

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In the last twenty months we've lost composers of the stature of Francis Lai, Michel Legrand, Johnny Mandel and now Ennio Morricone, all utterly irreplaceable.


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Re: Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020

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Morricone was a Master at blending music and imagery, here's his love theme from 'La tenda rossa' ('The Red Tent')



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Re: Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020

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I can't imagine how any fan of Bacharach's music could not love this beguiling and excuisitely orchestrated piece by Morricone.


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Sara D wrote:
Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:03 am
I can't imagine how any fan of Bacharach's music could not love this beguiling and excuisitely orchestrated piece by Morricone.

Ennio and Burt....separated at birth ?

Another prime example....




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Re: Ennio Morricone 1928 - 2020

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Just one more....



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