At 86 years old, movie music master Ennio Morricone has been composing for films and television for half a century. He has written the scores for more than 500 movies and TV series, as well as works for the concert hall. In 2007, he received an honorary Oscar 'for his magnificent and multifaceted contributions to the art of film music'. But which are the ten best soundtracks from this genius of cinema? (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian).
Songs from Great Film Themes by Ennio Morricone, Global Stage Orchestra. Free download and listen Great Film Themes. pop. Album year: 2001. Global Stage Orchestra, The Soho Strings, The Hollywood Star Orchestra & Singers - Main Theme (From the Film "The Man With the Golden Gun") 02:57. The Soho Strings, London Starlight Orchestra - Main Theme (From the Film "Bilitis") 03:22. The Soho Strings - Chi Mai (From the Film "Le Professionel") 03:23. The Soho Strings, London Starlight Orchestra - Going Home (From the Film "Local Hero") 04:55. The Soho Strings - Main Theme (From the Film "For Your Eyes Only") 04:04.
Morricone 60 is the first album of Ennio Morricone’s greatest hits conducted, recorded and curated by Morricone himself – and aims to create a legacy for his fans to enjoy. It sees the celebrated Maestro performing some of his greatest film music from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly to his recent Academy Award-winning score for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight (released earlier this year on Decca). The album marks Ennio Morricone’s 60th anniversary as a composer and conductor and features brand new recordings with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, with whom he’s collaborated on major. Register for all our latest updates and news.
Ennio Morricone, Knight Grand Cross (Italian: ; born 10 November 1928) is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player, writing in a wide range of musical styles. Since 1961, Morricone has composed over 400 scores for cinema and television, as well as over 100 classical works. His score to 1966's The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is considered one of the most influential soundtracks in history and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
ARTIST: Ennio Morricone. ALBUM, TITLE: Greatest Western Themes. Release year, date: 2004. Ennio Morricone - Maestro Ennio Morricone Greatest Hits (lossless, 2018). 5 february 2019 Soundtracks, Score Instrumental Classical. Ennio Morricone - Maestro Ennio Morricone Greatest Hits (2018). 7 june 2017 Soundtracks, Score.