His nomination for this film marked him at that time as the second oldest nominee in Academy history, behind Gloria Stuart. Morricone's win marked his first competitive Oscar, and at the age of 87 he became the oldest person at the time to win a competitive Oscar. In Morricone started an ongoing and very successful collaboration with Italian director Giuseppe Tornatore. His first score for Tornatore was for the drama film Cinema Paradiso. In , the director's cut minute version was released known in the U. The composer won several music awards for his scores to Tornatore's movies.
He wrote the score for the Mafia television series La piovra seasons 2 to 10 from to , including the themes "Droga e sangue" "Drugs and Blood" , "La Morale", and "L'Immorale". Morricone worked as the conductor of seasons 3 to 5 of the series. He also worked as the music supervisor for the television project La bibbia "The Bible". In the late s, he collaborated with his son Andrea on the Ultimo crime dramas, resulting in Ultimo , Ultimo 2 — La sfida , Ultimo 3 — L'infiltrato and Ultimo 4 — L'occhio del falco Morricone wrote additional music for the sequel, Karol: The Pope, The Man , which portrayed Karol's life as Pope from his papal inauguration to his death.
Both scores were originally released respectively in and One year later, a double disc album with both scores is released.
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In , Morricone scored another epic, for Japanese television, called Musashi and was the Taiga drama about Miyamoto Musashi , Japan's legendary warrior. A part of his "applied music" is now applied to Italian television films. Since , Morricone wrote music for almost exclusively Italian television movies and mini-series, especially for directors such as Giuseppe Tornatore, Alberto Negrin , Giuliano Montaldo , and Franza Di Rosa.
In , the composer recorded music for a Lancia commercial, featuring Richard Gere and directed by Harald Zwart known for directing The Pink Panther 2.
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Tarantino originally wanted Morricone to compose the soundtrack for his film, Inglourious Basterds. However, Morricone refused because of the sped-up production schedule of the film.
It was the second time Morricone's turned down the director, he also turned down an offer to write some music for Pulp Fiction in In spring and summer , Morricone worked with Hayley Westenra for a collaboration on her album Paradiso. The commercials were directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. In , Morricone collaborated with Italian singer-songwriter Laura Pausini on a new version of her hit single " La solitudine " for her 20 years anniversary greatest hits album 20 — The Greatest Hits.
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He wrote the score for Christian Carion's En mai, fais ce qu'il te plait and the most recent movie by Tornatore: The Correspondence , featuring Jeremy Irons and Olga Kurylenko. Before receiving his diplomas in trumpet, composition and instrumentation from the conservatory, Morricone was already active as a trumpet player, often performing in an orchestra that specialized in music written for films. After completing his education at Saint Cecilia , the composer honed his orchestration skills as an arranger for Italian radio and television.
In order to support himself, he moved to RCA in the early sixties and entered the front ranks of the Italian recording industry. During the existence of the group until , Morricone performed several times with the group as trumpet player. To ready his music for live performance, he joined smaller pieces of music together into longer suites. Rather than single pieces, which would require the audience to applaud every few minutes, Morricone thought the best idea was to create a series of suites lasting from 15 to 20 minutes, which form a sort of symphony in various movements — alternating successful pieces with personal favorites.
In concert, Morricone normally has to musicians and vocalists under his baton, performing multiple genre-crossing collections of music. Rock, symphonic and ethnic instruments share the stage.
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He performed some of his best-known compositions such as Metti, una sera a cena , Novecento and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. It was the very first time that the score was performed live in Europe. The second part of the evening consisted of an anthology of the composer's work. Morricone performed over concerts as of The previous evening, Morricone had already presented at the United Nations a concert comprising some of his film themes, as well as the cantata Voci dal silenzio to welcome the new Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.
A Los Angeles Times review bemoaned the poor acoustics and opined of Morricone: "His stick technique is adequate, but his charisma as a conductor is zero. If the audience comes for my gestures, they had better stay outside. On 11 September he conducted a concert in Verona. On 22 December Morricone conducted the piece Belgian orchestra "Orkest der Lage Landen" and a piece choir during a two-hour concert in the Sportpaleis in Antwerp. Back in June , Morricone had to cancel a U. Morricone postponed the rest of his world tour. In November Morricone stated that he will resume his European tour starting from February The recording studio has some peculiarities, one of them is the ability to record a church organ directly to the studio.
Morricone has been using the studio to create his scores for the past 40 years. On 13 October he married Maria Travia, whom he had met in Travia has written lyrics to complement her husband's pieces. Her works include the Latin texts for The Mission. They have three sons and a daughter, in order of birth: Marco , Alessandra , the conductor and film composer Andrea , and Giovanni Morricone , a filmmaker, who lives in New York City.
Morricone has lived in Italy his entire life and has never desired to live in Hollywood. Morricone is also not fluent in English and will give interviews only in Italian, his native language. Ennio Morricone has sold well over 70 million records worldwide during his career that spanned over seven decades,   including 6.
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In , the U. Two years later, Morricone received his second Oscar nomination for The Mission. Morricone and Alex North are the only composers to receive the Academy Honorary Award since the award's introduction in Behind-the-scenes studio production and recording footage of "I Knew I Loved You" can be viewed in the debut episode of the QuincyJones. Morricone's acceptance speech was in his native Italian tongue and was interpreted by Clint Eastwood, who stood to his left.
Eastwood and Morricone had in fact met two days earlier for the first time in 40 years at a reception. Morricone was nominated seven times for a Grammy Award. Nastro d'Argento Silver Ribbon. European Film Awards. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Italian composer, orchestrator and conductor.
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