Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Ennio Morricone's Epic Western Masterpiece Theme: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Hat Tip: my great patriotic brother, Sandy Beckman

Ennio Morricone was an Italian composer, conductor and trumpet player living a long life thru the 20th and beginning of the 21st centuries.  He was born in Rome on November 12, 1928 and lived to be 91 years old, passing in July of this year. 

Three Time Emmy Award Winning Composer, Ennio Morricone [Nov.12, 1928-July 6, 2020]

From Wikipedia: "With more than 400 scores for cinema and television, as well as more than 100 classical works, Morricone is widely considered as one of the most prolific and greatest film composers of all time. His filmography includes more than 70 award-winning films."

"His score to the Good the Bad and the Ugly (1966) is regarded as one of the most recognizable and influential soundtracks in history. It was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame."

Click here for the Ennio Morricone's official web site

From DR Koncerthuset You Tube site: "In January 2018, The Danish Broadcast Corporation (DR) aired a concert called “The Morricone Duel” performed by The Danish National Symphony Orchestra /DR SymfoniOrkestret, The Danish National Concert Choir with various soloists conducted by Sarah Hicks."

Watch this awesome performance by the Danish National Orchestra, including a large chorus, and solo vocalists, Tuma Semmingsen and Christine Nonbo Andersen performing Morricone's masterpiece theme from "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" from January 26, 2018.

Please turn up the volume, play in full screen and enjoy some awesome music.

Enno Morricone: Theme from "The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly":


 I told you it was awesome! 



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