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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Concert) BBC Proms.
A Fistful of Dynamite.
Ecstasy of Gold.
The Mission (remains one of Morricone's most memorable pieces).
Days of Heaven.
On Earth As It Is In Heaven.
The Legend of The Pianist On the Ocean.
The Ballad of Sacco and Vanzetti.
Casualties of War.
The Big Gundown.
Especially the themes for Sergio Leone's films.
The theme is certainly good enough for Hans Zimmer, who pilfered it for "Parley" in Once Upon a Time in the West .
Pirates of the Caribbean At World's End Il Vizio di Uccidere from . Clearly a precursor to Ecstacy of Gold!
For a Few Dollars More There can scarcely be any better 'showdown scene' theme than "Sixty Seconds to What?" from . Awesome tension-building music For a Few Dollars More and the payoff to a major plot thread in musical form? doesn't get much better than that.
From The Mission, by Ennio Morricone: Ave MarÃa Guarani and Gabriel's Oboe
From , though probably first heard by many on Da Uomo A Uomo , Kill Bill Death Rides a Horse.
If you find the flute annoying, you might prefer this Alessandro Alessandroni version starting at about 3:00 in.
And from the sequel, Silhouette of Doom (you heard it in the teaser trailer).
The film The Legend of 1900 is an entire movie about a pianist who lives on a cruise liner. And yet, for all the film's music, the piece that stands out is, although haunting and powerful, the most simple.
Morricone is famous for his spaghetti western scores but he is also famous for others too. Among others:
These two from Mission to Mars:
Both the intro and main themes from .
The Untouchables From John Carpenter's "The Thing":
Perhaps the most impressive bit is how easily it can be mistaken for one of Carpenter's own scores. The man really commits.
For what it's worth, Sergio Leone himself considered Once Upon a Time in America to have the best score of any of his films. A sample.
Run, Man, Run.
Guns for San Sebastian.
Face to Face.
A Pistol for Ringo.
Two Mules for Sister Sara.
The suite from .
Once Upon a Time in America