Cinema Morricone - An Intimate Celebration

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Sara Andon & Simone Pedroni

This album presents "Morricone unplugged", a beautiful distillation of his finest melodies in haunting, intimate arrangements for flute and piano. It’s the perfect chill out album, essential music for relaxation and well being. The album contains all his most beloved scores including "The Mission", "Once Upon a Time in the West", "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly", "Cinema Paradiso", "Days of heaven" and "The Untouchables". This release has been produced by the award-winning producer Robert Townson, who has worked with many of the legends of movie music, including John Williams, Has Zimmer, Michael Legrand and Morricone himself. The music is transcribed by pianist Simone Pedroni. A winner of the Van Cliburn Competition, he has appeared in major concert halls around the globe and worked with musicians such as Riccardo Chailly, Zubin Mehta, Eliahu Inbal and Leonard Slatkin. His transcriptions of the film music of John Williams been praised by the composer himself. Sara Andon is a flute virtuoso who has appeared on numerous major soundtracks including: "The Jungle Book", "The Fast and the Furious 7 & 8", "Tron", "Straight Outta Compton" and "The Wolverine". She has worked with many of the foremost film composers of the day such as Marco Beltrami, Brian Tyler, Lalo Schfirin and Mark Isham. This album brings the music of Morricone to a new, young audience in an exciting new way.TRACKLISTCD 11.     Once Upon a Time in the WestTheme – Farewell to Cheyenne – The Man with the Harmonica                            10:262.     The Legend of 1900Playing Love                                                                                                             5:003.     The Secret of the SaharaSaharan Dream                                                                                                        4:174.     Cinema ParadisoCinema Paradiso – Childhood and Manhood – Love Theme                                   7:515.     The MissionBrothers – Climb – Falls – Gabriel’s Oboe – Remorse –                                         11:47 On Earth as It Is in Heaven6.     Per le antiche scale (Down the Ancient Staircase)Preludio                                                                                                                     2:567.     A Fistful of Dynamite                                                                                              5:30CD 21.     Days of HeavenThe Farmer and the Girl – Happiness – Harvest – Threshing                                    9:162.     Fateless                                                                                                                      3:123.     Tower of the Firstborn                                                                                              4:374.     Once Upon a Time in AmericaMain Theme – Poverty – Cockeye’s Song – Deborah’s Theme                                12:505.     Love Affair                                                                                                                  3:456.     A Fistful of Dollars                                                                                                     1:547.     The UntouchablesNess and His Family – Al Capone – Death Theme – The Untouchables                   10:188.     The Good, the Bad and the UglyThe Ecstasy of Gold                                                                                                     3:16